CrossFit for Life

Exploring the constantly varied, high-intensity world of Cy-Fair’s CrossFit workouts

mag bar Winter 2012

Crossfit 1There is no mirror or air conditioning, and big fans create warehouse utility that leads members to call their gym “the box.” Truck tires lean against a slump block wall, kettle bells line up behind free weights, jump ropes wait for another sweaty skip, and pull-up bars resemble scaffolding. This is no-frills, functional fitness. This is CrossFit.

Outside Your Comfort Zone

Greg Glassman conceived the tough workout format to keep the Santa Cruz, CA Police Department in shape. In 2000, Glassman founded CrossFit and describes it as “constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movement.” All coaches receive training based on his principles to become level one trainers. Continue reading “CrossFit for Life”