26 Mar The G-Force Source: to move mountains, perfect the fundamentals
Anyone new to CrossFit is required to learn the fundamental movements of CrossFit. It’s a practice that is and should be exercised by CrossFit boxes around the world. The fundamental movements of CrossFit are self-explanatory: they’re the basic movements that lead to the more advanced movements we perform daily. Having poor knowledge and poor form in the fundamental movements is going to transfer over to advanced movements.
Greg Glassman–the founder and CEO of CrossFit Inc.–once said: “Stick to the basics and when you feel you’ve mastered them, it’s time to start all over again; begin anew–again with the basics–this time paying closer attention.”
Ignoring, forgetting about or disregarding the basic movements of CrossFit is about as silly as some of George Bush’s cracking one liners:
— “The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country.”
— “It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system.”
The fundamental movements of CrossFit are:
If you’ve forgotten about the basics of CrossFit, take time during open gym hours to go over them, speak to one of your coaches for advice, or book in a one-on-one private session and rehash the movements, this time paying closer attention as suggested by the father of CrossFit.
If you want to move mountains, begin by carrying away smaller stones.
Continue below as we highlight everyone’s new personal bests from the past few weeks and announce our CrossFit Open award ceremony.
Well done everyone! See you all in the gym
We celebrate the conclusion of the CrossFit Open with our award ceremony at Cronulla RSL, 3pm on Saturday the 1st of April. We hope to see everyone there, especially those who participated in the Open. You may find yourself a recipient of one of our awards!