What is one of the best ways to get good at CrossFit? What’s the best bang for your buck training? What’s the best way to “tone-up,” improve body composition, and become a machine in the gym? We hear these questions at Momentum Training all the time, and the answer is not always what you might expect. Many people believe the hype that High Intensity Interval Training (HITT) is the best way to achieve these goals, but this is not always the case.
The concept of workout INTENSITY is often misunderstood amongst many people because they use the term “intensity” to describe workouts that are “difficult.” The fact is that the majority of CrossFit workouts use relatively light weights, compared to Power Lifters, Olympic style weightlifters and other athletes involved in strength-power sports. CrossFit workouts are less about “intensity” and are more about MUSCULAR ENDURANCE. (more…)