For those of you who don’t know what CrossFit is, it is a new kind of workout that is becoming quite popular. It is a very fast-paced and intense workout that is fun, competitive, and demanding. It requires all-out physical exertion combining movements such as sprinting, rowing, jumping, bodyweight exercises, weight lifting, and much more. Common CrossFit equipment includes barbells, dumbbells, pull up bars, kettlebells, medicine balls, and crossfit shoes.
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CrossFit workouts consist of continuous exercise with breaks only when you physically cannot do it anymore. These CrossFit workouts are relatively very short because, well they kind of have to be considering how demanding the workout it is.
To perform this CrossFit training workout you will perform the exercises listed below (20 reps for all of them) as fast as you can while still maintaining good form. This workout should test your cardiovascular endurance as well as your muscular endurance. This CrossFit workout consists of 2 sets consisting of 5 exercises each. Perform the first 5 exercises, take a 90 second rest, and then the next 5 exercises. Perform this 1-4 times through depending on your fitness level (the greater your fitness level, the more times you should do it and vice versa). This is a very intense workout so make sure to get a proper warm-up and to use a weight (on exercises that require using weight such as dumbbell squats and dead-lifts) that allows you to use proper form throughout.
20 Dumbbell Squats
20 Double Unders
20 Box Jumps
20 Pull-Ups (use assisted if needed)
90 Second Rest
20 Burpee Box Jumps
20 Pull-Ups (use assisted if necessary)
20 Double Unders (Perform 20 high jumps if you cannot perform double unders)
20 Body Weight Inverted Shoulder Press
If you feel like you can, repeat this workout 2-4 times for optimal results. If you have any questions regarding this crossfit training workout, do not hesitate to ask!