Developed for use in police officer fitness training, the CrossFit workout technique is popping up in gyms and stand-alone studios around the world, and is now being used by many fire departments and law enforcement agencies — and the Royal Danish Life Guards.
“The functional movements you do at CrossFit are things you do every day. You’re not walking around doing a leg extension or a dumbbell fly in real life,” says Ty Vincent, a coach at CrossFit Hollywood in Los Angeles. “But a dead lift, you do that whenever you drop your keys.”
July 07 2011 4:00 AM