Go the Distance!

CrossFit Movements PART 3.

The third and final movement’s blog in this series about the basics of CrossFit.  The last category is distance movements.  Quite fitting that the distance movements are described below following today’s WOD!  Great job on your distance movements today Anchor athletes!

Running:  Typical distances range from 100 meters to 1 mile. Shuttle runs back and forth between marks 10 meters apart are also common.

Rowing:  Many workouts include rowing machine distances from 500 meters to 2000 meters, or rowing “for calories”.

A great article on running and how CrossFit athlete, Greg Amundson, in San Diego used 100% CrossFit training and nutrition to prepare for a challenge of running 100 miles in 24 hours.  Read the great article at:   http://journal.crossfit.com/2009/02/training-2-miles-to-run-100.tpl

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