CrossFit is defined as being high intensity, functional movements, performed across broad time and modal domains, where the results are observable, measurable and repeatable. The functional aspect of CrossFit is what makes it unique. These functional movements are “essential movements” that we use in everyday life, such as the squat, which we use to sit up and down on the couch with, the deadlift, which we use to pick things off of the floor with, and the clean and jerk, which could be used when playing with your children. All of CrossFit’s movements transfer to everyday life and are infinitely scalable. No matter what your age, gender, athletic ability, or fitness level, CrossFit can prepare you for your goals to either be an elite athlete or to improve your overall health by the use of a variety of movements from rowing, running, weightlifting, and gymnastics. The combination of these movements performed at high intensity leads to dramatic gains and drastic improvements in overall health. Typically, the CrossFit classes last an hour long.