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WWhat's Crossfit Anyway?

Our mission is to make you better at everything you do in your everyday life. The fitter a person is, the more that person is able to do the things that bring fun and joy to life–whether it’s skiing a black diamond trail or just lying out on the beach showing off your kicking body!


We utilize CrossFit as our primary fitness training method, and focus our members on optimizing physical competence in each of 10 recognized fitness domains:


  1. Strength

  2. Endurance

  3. Power

  4. Flexibility

  5. Agility

  6. Coordination

  7. Stamina

  8. Accuracy

  9. Speed

  10. Balance


The CrossFit Program was developed to enhance an individual’s competency at all physical tasks. Our athletes are trained to perform successfully at multiple, diverse, and randomized physical challenges. We do this by utilizing constantly varied, functional movements, done at a high intensity in our programming.


There are three metabolic pathways that provide the energy for all human action. These “metabolic engines” are known as the phosphagen pathway, the glycolytic pathway, and the oxidative pathway. The first, the phosphagen, dominates the highest-powered activities, those that last less than about ten seconds. The second pathway, the glycolytic, dominates moderate-powered activities, those that last up to several minutes. The third pathway, the oxidative, dominates low-powered activities, those that last in excess of several minutes.


Total fitness, the fitness that CrossFit promotes and develops, requires competency and training in each of these three pathways. Balancing the effects of these three pathways largely determines the how and why of the metabolic conditioning or “cardio” that we do at CrossFit. Favoring one or two to the exclusion of the others and not recognizing the impact of excessive training in the oxidative pathway are arguably the two most common faults in athletic and fitness training.

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