The 10 Components of CrossFit

October 13, 2019

This is a great resource especially for beginners looking to understand what CrossFit is, and why it's so beneficial. 

 

#1 -  Cardiovascular/Respiratory Endurance 

 The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. 

 

 #2 -  Stamina

 The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy.

 

#3 -  Strength

The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply force.  

 

#4 - Flexibility

The ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint.

 

#5 -  Power 

The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply maximum force in minimum time.

 

#6 -  Speed

The ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement. 

 

#7 -  Coordination

The ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement. 

 

#8 -  Agility

The ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another. 

 

#9 -  Balance

The ability to control the placement of the bodies center of gravity in relation to its support base.

 

#10 -  Accuracy
The ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.

 


https://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/CFJ-trial.pdf  

 

 

 

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