Written by Hannah Dykstra

       CrossFit puts a high value on functional movements that use the body as a whole versus segmenting body parts into isolation training, the classic “body building” routine. This emphasis trains greater measures of athleticism by applying exercise to movement in ways that may mimic patterns of everyday life. The body works within its best potential and function through a kinetic chain, meaning the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons are all synced together. All movements along this chain are initiated from the core and finished through the extremities. This