Descriptive and Argumentative Essays About CrossFit: Things to Mention

This article will serve a few purposes at once. Firstly, it will give you a basic information about what crossfit is. Secondly, it will give you the basic hints on what to write about in a descriptive or argumentative essay about crossfit. We do not expect your professor to assign you such a specific topic for an essay, but still, we believe you often get a task to write on a free topic. In such case, the following information will come in handy.

What Is CrossFit?

Any essay may start with a brief introduction about what crossfit is, so your reader will have the necessary informational basis.

A curious thing: crossfit is a brand registered by Greg Glassman in 2000, in the USA. Definition comes from the notion itself: it is a mixed fitness. Mainly, it is aimed at increase of the organism’s capacity and sustainability. This is a separate kind of sport that is characterized by the constant variation of movements. The exercises are performed with the high intensiveness and within different temporary intervals. Usually, the set of exercises lasts for 15-60 minutes and includes ones to train different groups of muscles. The basic crossfit includes the following sets: cardio, gymnastic, as well as free weight exercises.

What Is Crossfit for?

The philosophy of crossfit is to create an ideal athlete: the most physically trained people on the Earth. That is why it is widely used in martial arts, in training of special military units, firefighters, and other professionals, the physical training of which is of a keen importance.

Plusses and Minuses of Crossfit

The following features mentioned may complement the description of crossfit, as well as become a basis for an argumentative essay for or against crossfit training.

Monday May 15

Warm Up-
3 Rounds- :30 On/:10 Transition
Good Morning
Burpee Bar Touch
Sit Up

For Time *25min cap*
5 Rounds-
9 Power Cleans 135/95 rx2 115/85
15 Push Ups
21 Air Squats
200m Run

Extra Credit Midline-
3 Rounds
30 GHDSU or Anchored feet BB OH Sit Ups 45/35
15 Deadlifts 225/155 +275/185 (something you can do 15 unbroken)

Saturday May 13

Warm Up-
800m Run

For time

Angie meets Isabel


Pull Ups
Push Ups
Air Squats
Sit ups
**At the start of the wod & after each round complete 6 Squat Snatch 135/95**

+ weighted pull ups, push ups & squats, if you have a vest wear it for those movements

As teams of 2:
Bar hang during pull ups
High plank during push ups
Mid Squat during air squats
Hollow Hold during sit ups
12 Squat snatch- MUST alt. Reps

Friday May 12

Warm Up-
Groups of 2:
Round Robin 10-1
PVS OHS @7 Hold bottom of Squat*
Sit Ups @ 7 Hold Hollow

For Time *30min cap*
21 Overhead Squats 155/105
200m Run
21 Power Cleans 155/105
400m Plate Run 45/35
21 Ring Muscle Ups (rx2: Bar/banded Mod: 21 RR + 21 Dips)
400m Plate Run
21 Power Cleans
200m Run
21 Overhead Squats

Teams of 2:
For Time *30min cap*
42 Overhead Squats 155/105
200m Run together
42 Power Cleans 155/105
800m Plate Run 45/35 (in 100m intervals)
42 Ring Muscle Ups (rx2: Bar/banded Mod: 42 RR + 42 Dips)
800m Plate Run (in 100m intervals)
42 Power Cleans
200m Run together
42 Overhead Squats

Thursday May 11

Warm Up-
3 Rounds-
-Squat/Broad Jumps
-Duck Walk
-HS Walk or 25 ST

Pick 1

Climbing in Weight

Min 1-4: 3 Back Squats
Min 5-8: 2 Back Squats
Min 9-12: 1 Back Squat

5 Rounds:
Min 1: 12/10 cal Row or 10/8 cal Bike (+15/12 row or 12/10 Bike)
Min 2: 15 Back Squats 115/85 *from floor* (+135/95)
Min 3: 2 Rope Climbs (4 Box Pulls)

12 min AYCE:
12 Weighted Sit Ups (65/45)
10 DB Snatch (65/45)
8 Weighted Pistols (65/45) (rx2: 16 Lunges)

Wednesday May 10

Warm Up-
3 Rounds (on the 3min mark)
5 Pull Ups or Ring rows
10 Push Ups
15 Air Squats
200m Run

For Time *32min cap*
30 Box Jump Overs  30/24 (all the way over/rx2 24/20 all the way over)
30 Pull Ups
30 Hang Power Cleans 135/95 rx2: 115/75
30 Front Squats 135/95
30 TTB
30 Push Press 135/95
30 Deadlifts 135/95
30 Wall Balls (rx: 20# to 12 ft/14# to 11 ft)
30 Lateral Burpees
30 Dubs (rx2: 60 singles)


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Tuesday May 9

Warm Up-
EMOM x 6-
Odd: 5 HHSC + 8 Press
Even: 5 HSC + 8 Push Ups

Pick 1:

12 min: Work to a max complex:
High Hang Squat Clean (pockets) +
Hang Squat Clean (Knee) +
Squat Clean (floor) +
Overhead (Push Press, Push Jerk or Split Jerk)

12min AYCE:
100m Run
8 Hang Squat Cleans 95/65

4min AYCE:
20 Box Jumps 24/20
20 Burpees
20 CTB/Strict Pull Ups
-2min REST-
4min AYCE:
15 Box Jumps
15 Burpees
15 TTB
-2min REST-
4min AYCE:
10 Box Jumps
10 Burpees
10 Pull Ups

Monday May 8

Warm Up-
3 Rnds:
:30 HS Hold
:30 Sit Ups
:30 Bottom of Dip Hold
:30 Flutter Kicks
**10sec transition btwn movements**

Gymnastics Cond-
EMOM x 10:
Odd: 3-6 Strict HSPU or 6 Strict DB Press @ heavy as you can handle
Even: 1-2 Strict Ring Muscle Ups or 6 Strict Ring Dips

For Time *20min cap*
21 Thrusters 95/65 +115/85
21 KBS 55/35 +70/55
400m Run
15 Thursters
15 KBS
400m Run
9 Thrusters
400m Run

Saturday May 6


At home WOD: Run 5k

We will be at:

Jensen Beach 5k Run/walk to End Pediatric Brain Tumors @ Indian Riverside Park!

After we are having a beach day at Stuart Beach around 1:00 if you want to join! Check the CFE WODDERS facebook group for details or text Ashley 772-285-4317 =)

Friday May 5

Warm Up-
EMOM x 6
Odd: 20sec HS Hold +10 Jumping Air Squat
Even: 20sec Plank Hold + 10 HR Push Up

For Time *35min cap*

400m Medball Run (20/14)
40 Box Jump Overs 24/20
40 Deadlifts 185/125
40 Wall Balls 20/14 to 10ft
40/30 Ring Dips if rx (Banded or mod=40)
40 Wall Ball
40 Deadlifts
40 Box Jump Over
400m Medball Run (20/14)

Teams of 2:
Both team mates carry MB
All Reps = 80