Cross Fit: What is it and Where Can You Do It?

It seems like almost everyone has heard the term Cross Fit, even if they don’t know what it is. In the loosest sense, most people could tell you it’s a workout program, but little more than that. The following are some of the most commonly asked questions about this new exercise trend:

What is Cross Fit?

Cross Fit was created to offer a full body workout by combining weightlifting, gymnastics, cardio, and core training. Cross Fit is extremely varied, meaning you will probably not have to do the same routine in a week, ever. This helps to undermine the boredom that many exercisers face when working out.

Unlike a traditional gym, which is filled with weight machines, treadmills, free weights and mirrors everywhere, Cross Fit gyms, called boxes, are usually more like warehouses, and a workout may include free weights, pushups, pull-ups, squats, box jumps and lunges just to name a few.

What Will You Work Out During a Cross Fit Session?

Cross Fit is all about getting “the most bang for your buck,” so to say. When doing Cross Fit, you will get a total body workout, using every muscle possible, in ways it may not usually get used is the focus. Cross Fit focuses on ten core physical fitness components, which are; cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle endurance and strength, power, agility, speed, stamina, balance accuracy, flexibility, and coordination.

Can Anyone Do Cross Fit?

Anyone can do Cross Fit. It is a very challenging workout, though, so you do need to check with your medical provider if you haven’t worked out in a while to make sure your healthy enough to engage in fitness training in Woodbridge, ON.  This exercise program is being used by police academies, military specialists, martial artists, and professional athletes to get, and keep them in the best physical shape possible.

If you would like information on Cross Fit or general fitness training in Woodbridge, ON, please contact Reebok CrossFit East Woodbridge.

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