Military Troops Embrace CrossFit
In recent years Crossfit has quickly become a part of our military workouts. Crossfit workouts and gyms have been sprouting up like mushrooms on military bases from California to Afghanistan.Check out this article on a new CrossFit gym in Rammstein, Germany:
Military workout in Iraq in 112 degree heat
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But it has been said that some of our troops may not be ready for these high velocity workouts. In a recent article in Wired magazine, military superiors told troops they were too flabby and out of shape for CrossFit
But many of our military troops are answering the call and stepping up to forge themselves into great athletes. Check out Brian Chontosh – a military hero absolutely crushing it in a recent Socal CrossFit Regional.
Military Troops Embrace CrossFit in Iraq
Much of the attraction to CrossFit by military athletes comes from the general physical preparedness (GPP) style workouts. CrossFit athletes need to be ready for anything at anytime.
A favorite workout among military troops is the CrossFit workout
Run 1 mile
300 air squats
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100 burpees a day challenge in Iraq