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K-State Today

August 9, 2011

Free CrossFit workout on Saturdays

By Katie Heinrich

Saturday Class

What is K-State CrossFit?

K-State CrossFit is a program at Kansas State University within the department of kinesiology. We offer classes and personal training to develop physical fitness that is broad, general, and inclusive through functional movements performed under the supervision of a skilled coach. K-State CrossFit follows the principles of CrossFit Headquarters. Our focus is on the 10 general physical skills: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination agility, balance, and accuracy. CrossFit workouts are done in a group, with movements scaled to your fitness and ability level under the direct supervision of a trainer.

Where is K-State CrossFit?

Room 4, Natatorium


1) Have a public health impact by offering quality CrossFit programming principles that work;

2) Educate K-State students on CrossFit methods through exposure to the program; and

3) Conduct scientific research using CrossFit methods on a variety of populations (e.g., youth, overweight and obese adults, etc.)

When are CrossFit classes?

Try out CrossFit for free on Saturdays at 10 a.m. during the intro class (scaled for beginners)!

Regular classes are 6-7 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, noon-1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. All new members wanting to join regular classes must take our four-hour elements class to learn and reinforce basic movements and skills necessary for CrossFit classes.

For more information visit K-State CrossFit on Facebook, online or contact via email.