What is CrossFit?

CrossFitt is the principal strength and conditioning program for many fire departments, police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, elite and professional athletes worldwide.

Our program delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Combat, survival, many sports, and life reward this kind of fitness and, on average, punish the specialist.CrossFit is constantly varied, functional movements, done at high intensity:
  • Variety: The CrossFit program embraces short, middle, and long distance metabolic conditioning, and low, moderate, and heavy load assignment. We encourage creative and continuously varied compositions that tax physiological functions against every realistically conceivable combination of stressors. This is the stuff of surviving fights and fires. Developing a fitness that is varied yet complete defines the very art of strength and conditioning coaching.
  • Functional: Functional movements mimic motor recruitment patterns that are found in everyday life. These natural movements typically involve multiple joints. Squatting is standing from a seated position; dead-lifting is picking up an object off of the ground. The bulk of isolation movements are non-functional movements. Functional movements are mechanically sound and elicit a high neuro-endocrine response, meaning your body gets stronger, faster.
  • High-Intensity: We work with shorter high-intensity cardiovascular sessions. Why? Because compound or functional movements and high intensity or anaerobic cardio is radically more effective at eliciting nearly any desired fitness result.

Can I do CrossFit?

The CrossFit program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and M.M.A. one month out from televised bouts. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs.  The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree, not kind.

Changing fitness programs or starting something new is a hard choice so:  First and foremost, call us 760-820-9591 or email us at Crossfityuccavalley@gmail.com to schedule a free introduction with CrossFit Yucca Valley.  The introduction is a one hour, one-on-one (or bring a friend) session where you will learn about CrossFit, our gym and what a basic workout is like!   This introduction is performed by new athletes prior to group classes and/or private training.  It’s designed to help us serve you better by getting to know your goals and expectations, determine your fitness level, and experience. After your introduction, you can choose one of several membership options and classes. If you’re not ready to join us you can always check out www.crossfit.com and do your own research.

“Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.”