CrossFit, at its core, is a strength and conditioning program designed to make one better at performing general tasks. Hence its importance in the realm of general physical preparedness or GPP.
The ascension of the CrossFit Games has led many aspiring athletes to move away from a generalist program to one aimed at making it through the qualification ladder and ultimately the CrossFit Games.
This is not the ideal way to train for 99% of people doing CrossFit. Greg Glassman, CrossFit’s ultra-hip mastermind creator boiled fitness down to 100 words in his pioneering article on fitness. [Read more…]