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CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program consisting mainly of a mix of aerobic exercise, gymnastics (body weight exercises), and Olympic weight lifting.

An Overview of CrossFit

CrossFit is promoted as both a physical exercise philosophy and also as a competitive fitness sport and incorporate elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, calisthenics, strongman, among others.

The sport side of CrossFit involves an annual CrossFit games. Athletes at the Games compete in workouts they learn about only hours beforehand, sometimes including surprise elements that are not part of the typical CrossFit regimen.

Equipment

CrossFit gyms use equipment from multiple disciplines, including barbells, dumbbells, gymnastics rings, pull-up bars, jump ropes, kettlebells, medicine balls, plyometric boxes, resistance bands, rowers, and various mats.

Facts

  • Founded by Greg Glassman and Lauren Jenai in 2000

Find CrossFit Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

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Kettering Rugby Football Club Limited

Kettering Rugby Football Club Limited

Rugby Football (15 aside, 7 aside and O2 Touch) in all its forms for all ages, including 12 - 18 girls.

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Gymnastricks

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CrossFit PFN

CrossFit PFN

We are a CrossFit gym in Northampton. We have an amazing community and brilliant Coaches. We run morning and evening classes throughout the week!
Our classes are suitable for everyone! We are currently offering a 7 day free pass! Why not try it out

Get Fit Today

Get Fit Today

Providing the very best in outdoor group fitness sessions, our aim is to get you active, healthy and fit by putting the Fun back into Fitness