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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000037
College Coaches Corner

College Coaches Corner—CrossFit

Petersen, Drew MS1; Pinske, Kim MS2; Greener, Trent MS3

Section Editor(s): Hedrick, Allen R. MA, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: CROSSFIT HAS BECOME A SIGNIFICANT FITNESS TREND, WITH MULTIPLE CROSSFIT GYMS SHOWING UP IN CITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. BECAUSE OF ITS WIDESPREAD POPULARITY, MANY COLLEGIATE ATHLETES ARE FAMILIAR WITH CROSSFIT AND MAY VIEW IT AS A WAY TO TRAIN TO IMPROVE SPORTS PERFORMANCE AND REDUCE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR INJURY. AS A RESULT, OUR PANEL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES WERE ASKED TO EXPRESS THEIR OPINION IN REGARD TO THE APPLICABILITY OF CROSSFIT AS A TRAINING METHOD FOR THEIR ATHLETES. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR THE READER TO REMEMBER THAT THIS IS A COLUMN, AND THE AUTHORS ARE SHARING THEIR OPINIONS REGARDING CROSSFIT.

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