What is fitness?
The goal of CrossFit is to improve the general and overall fitness. But what do we mean by fitness? Who is fit? Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, explains it to you in video and text article.
CrossFit makes use of three different standards or models for evaluating and guiding fitness. Collectively, these three standards difine the CrossFit view of fitness. The first is based on the ten general physical skills widely recognized by exercise physiologists. The second standard, or model, is based on the performance of athletic tasks, while the third is based on the energy systems that drive all human action.
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