What is CrossFit?

World Class Fitness in 100 Words

Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to had days per week mix these elements as many combinations and patterns learn and play new sports.

“What is CrossFit?” a candid chat with Nicole Carroll
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For more crossfit information, read these articles from the CrossFit Journal:
“What is CrossFit?” (pdf) »
“What Is Fitness and Who is Fit?” (pdf) »
“Understanding CrossFit” (pdf) »
“CrossFit Start Up Guide: Part 1 (pdf) »

CF East Sac Videos

We have a large library of videos of various competitions as well as everyday workouts at Aquila for you to view –
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Carol Penney

MomI have struggled with my weight my entire life.  As a little girl, I was chubby or as my mom would say “solid”.  My step-grandfather referred to me as “Carol the Barrel” and he suggested I should purchase my clothes at “Lane Bryant”, which I eventually did.  In high school I started swimming laps in our 34’ long pool and started counting calories.  (Since this was 40 years ago, and most of you were not even born yet, it was not common for adults to “work out” and the only exercise most kids got was in P.E.)  My little routine got results and soon became an unhealthy obsession of over exercising and starving myself.  The day I married Pat at age 25, I weighed 118lbs and  I remember thinking that I felt fat and disappointed in myself…

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