Five rounds for time of:
Walking lunges, 40 meters
30 Wallball (20#/14#)
Farmer carry, 40 meters (95#/65# barbells x 2)
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CrossFit makes use of three different standards or models for evaluating and guiding fitness. The first is based on the ten general physical skills widely recognized by exercise physiologists. The second is based on the performance of athletic tasks, while the third is based on the energy systems that drive all human action. Let’s talk briefly about that second model….
The essence of this model is the view that fitness is about performing well at any and every task imaginable. Picture a hopper loaded with an infinite number of physical challenges where no selective mechanism is operative, and being asked to perform feats randomly drawn from the hopper. This model suggests that your fitness can be measured by your capacity to perform well at these tasks in relation to other individuals.
The implication here is that fitness requires an ability to perform well at all tasks, even unfamiliar tasks, tasks combined in infinitely variable combinations. In practice this encourages the athlete to disinvest in any set notions of sets, rest periods, reps, exercises, order of exercises, routines, periodization, etc.. Nature frequently provides largely unforeseeable challenges; train for that by striving to keep the training stimulus broad and constantly varied.
The fitness that CrossFit advocates and develops is deliberately broad, general and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Combat, survival, many sports, and life reward this kind of fitness and, on average, punish the specialist.