CrossFit is an incredibly effective method of burning fat and building muscle. We perform functional movements at high intensity, giving you a comprehensive full-body workout in under an hour. Classes are instructor-led and peer-driven, providing an excellent mixture of individual coaching and group motivation. Workouts are constantly varied and unique, ensuring that you always make progress. We combine elements of boot camp workouts, gymnastics (especially rings and floor work), olympic weightlifting, rowing, and running. Some workouts are done for time, others for maximum number of reps. The possibilities for fitness are endless: in one workout, you could be doing pushups, squats, and pullups. In another, you could be doing box jumps, presses, and jump-rope. We have a huge number of exercises to choose from, so working out never becomes boring!
What Is CrossFit?
Why train in a crossfit box?
The short and sweet is coaching. Can CrossFit be done without
a coach? Sure, but it won't be as effective, efficient, or as
rewarding in the long run. Certainly, most people who come to
CrossFit have trained on their own for years and have reached
a point where they've plateaued - mentally or physically, or
both. Training in a CrossFit gym (or box as we like to call
it) can be humbling, eye-opening, and make fitness "fun" again
for those who've lost interest in fitness over the years. Humbling
because one realizes they're not as good as they think they
are. Eye-opening to new movements, experiences, and intensity
in training. And fun like it was as a kid when you moved your
body and played with toys in ways that generated fitness without
even knowing it. Only now, the toys happen to be such things
as ropes, barbells and bumpers, kettlebells, rowers, sleds,
and med balls.
So, why train in a CrossFit box? As humans we suffer from routine, fatigue, and favoring the path of least resistance. We focus on what we know (or think we know) about fitness. We believe what we read about excessive cardio as the holy grail of weight loss, when in fact it's short bursts of high intensity exercise coupled with weightlifting that truly provide results. We erroneously believe that fancy weight machines, mirrors, and bicep curls will make us fit, when the reality is that isolation movements and long breaks to stare at ourselves in the mirror equal wasted time (and money) on gym memberships that never bring the results we seek. Instead, pay for training that works and work hard in a box that guarantees results - the CrossFit box. How can we claim a guarantee of results? If you follow our training. If you eat like we tell you. If you rest when you're supposed to. If you push to the limits we tell you - scaled if told to. If you work on the skills like it's your job. And, most importantly, if you show up regularly. We guarantee you'll see results unlike any other training program out there. Again, it's the coaching. And every successful person out there from elite athletes to top professionals has a coach.
Courtesy of Ocean City CrossFit