What is CrossFit?
Constantly varied, functional movement, executed at high intensity.
At CrossFit Eglinton we provide a fully integrated approach to fitness. Our coaches are not only trained in performance fitness but also health and wellness. In addition to Strength & Conditioning, Plyometrics, Olympic Lifting and other types of training, our program offers nutrition, body composition protocols, injury prevention/ management, and bio-mechanical movement optimization. Our methodology is to provide the proper understanding and technique for our foundation, functional movements, combine it with high intensity programming, and support it with proper nutrition practices to help build the complete individual.
What is the CrossFit method?
To establish a hierarchy of effort and concern that builds as follows:
- DIET: lays the molecular foundations for fitness and health
- METABOLIC CONDITIONING: builds capacity in each metabolic pathways, aerobic and anaerobic
- GYMNASTICS: establishes functional capacity for body control and range of motion
- WEIGHTLIFTING & THROWING: develop ability to control external objects and produce power
- SPORT: applies fitness in competitive atmosphere with more randomized movements and skill mastery
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program designed to push your body in all aspects of fitness to establish optimum physical competence. CrossFit uses constantly varied workouts that push the body to improve in all aspects of fitness:
Ability of muscular unit(s) to apply force.
Ability of body systems to gather, process and deliver oxygen.
Ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement.
Ability of body systems to process, deliver, store and utilize energy.
Ability of a muscular unit to apply maximum force in minimum time.
Ability to minimize transition from one movement pattern to another.
Ability to control placement of body’s centre of gravity in relation to its support base.
Ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement.
Ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.
Ability to maximize the range of motion in a given joint.
We provide highly trained and knowledgeable coaches that focus on TECHNIQUE based training, ensuring not only that you get stronger and faster, but also reduce the chance of injury and chronic muscle/joint strain.