What is CrossFit?
CrossFit is the newest and fastest growing program in sport performance training. The BRICK CrossFit curriculum focuses on functional fitness that incorporates everyday movements with different load capacities and time requirements. BRICK’s CrossFit stimulates the body’s metabolic and cardiovascular system to increase heart and overall health.
BRICK CrossFit is the ideal program for those that want to experience a fast paced, whole body, sport geared workout designed around simple and functional movements that strengthens and enhances your body. The universal scalability of CrossFit means that anyone, at any skill level, can jump into a class at any time and pick up the movements, the concepts, and the intensity level.
What do you do in a CrossFit class?
A typical CrossFit class will incorporate a cardiovascular warm-up, a period of interval training with movements designed to maintain an elevated heart rate to extend the benefits of strength training and endurance building. Movements range from walking, squatting, and jumping to weight lifting.
Who can benefit from CrossFit?
CrossFit is ideal for anyone who wants to experience a fast-paced, whole body, sport-geared workout designed around simple and functional movements.
At BRICK, our ability to scale the CrossFit workout to your individual needs and abilities means that anyone, at any skill level, can jump into a class and pick up the movements, the concepts, and the intensity.
Mixed CrossFit is BRICK’s traditional CrossFit class. Based around the Workout of the Day (WOD) developed by our in-house professionals or CrossFit Worldwide, the Mixed CrossFit class focuses on the development and improvement of the 10 physical skills that comprise CrossFit:
- Cardiovascular/Respiratory endurance: The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen.
- Stamina: The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy.
- Strength: The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply force.
- Flexibility: the ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint .
- Power: The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply maximum force in minimum time.
- Speed: The ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement.
- Coordination: The ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement.
- Agility: The ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another.
- Balance: The ability to control the placement of the body’s center of gravity in relation to its support base.
- Accuracy: The ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.