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What You'll Get
Choose Between Two Options
- C$60 for beginners CrossFit foundations program (up to C$150 value)
- C$108 for beginners CrossFit foundations program and eight CrossFit or YogaFit classes (up to C$270 value)
The Foundations program acquaints those new to CrossFit with the basic movements they'll need to know before venturing into regular classes. The schedule slates classes during both the day and evening.
Functional Fitness: Beyond the Bench Press
Functional-fitness exercises focus on making everyday tasks easier. Check out Groupon’s basic rundown.
From shoveling snow to climbing stairs, people constantly carry out tasks that may seem mundane, but can lead to serious injury if the body can't handle the workload. Functional fitness targets groups of muscles throughout the body, conditioning them to work together so they can perform a range of simple tasks more easily and safely. Exercises commonly used in a functional-fitness regimen mimic such everyday movements: squatting to pick up a heavy object, lunging forward toward an out-of-reach ledge, balancing on an unstable chair as the shelf collapses.
Whereas a traditional curl targets the biceps by way of elbow movement, a functional exercise might incorporate the shoulders, spine, hips, knees, and ankles, which trains the upper and lower body to work in unison with the aid of a tightened core. This integration allows the muscles to grow at a similar rate, gaining strength in a way that complements the way a person lives rather than the way they simply work out.
One of the major pros of functional fitness is its ability to suit virtually any fitness goal. A report by the American Council on Exercise determined that functional fitness benefitted adults ages 58–78, while a study by the U.S. Army concluded that CrossFit training increased the work capacity of its top athletes by an average of 20% and "characterizes the type of versatility required of U.S. Army soldiers." Regardless of the intensity, it’s best to start slow. Beginning with exercises that only use the body’s weight helps teach muscles proper form and keep them safe from injury. Once prepared, exercisers can add more resistance with weights, tubing, ropes, elephant trunks, and other tools.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option bought. New members only. Registration required. Classes are non-transferable. Not valid with any other offers. Must be 15 or older. Under 18 requires parental consent waiver. Must sign waiver. Beginners Foundation Program is 4 sessions, each 1.5 hours and all must be completed within 1 month of activation date. Must complete Foundations Program prior to using the 8 CrossFit or Yoga Fit classes. 8 CrossFit or Yoga Fit classes must be used within 1 month of expiration date. Option 2 must be used within 2 months of activation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Falls CrossFit
Experienced CrossFit coaches help clients melt away pounds by leading challenging CrossFit workouts, which are held outside whenever possible. In addition to the lifting, cardio, and cross-training of CrossFit, the centre also offers licensed YogaFit classes for a gentler challenge, and private coaching, which allows clients to work out at their own pace.