The ultimate test to find the fittest man and woman on earth has returned this week.
The 2022 CrossFit Games are in full swing, pushing the fittest men and women on earth to their limits. Everyday athletes from across the UK are routing for their favourite athletes as they take on a number of elite fitness events with different equipment and movements.
With over 600 CrossFit affiliates in the UK, the concept is now securely in the mass market.
The training methods are becoming far more mainstream with Olympic lifting and functional fitness rigs common practice on the gym floor.
We’ve been busy at IndigoFitness HQ designing the ultimate CrossFit Box.
#1: STARTING WITH THE RIG
The rig should be the heart of any CrossFit Box. The pièce de résistance.
There are of course the practicalities of the rig. Maximising the functionality allows for far greater floor space and flexibility in less space.
But it also has to look good.
It may not quite fit 40 athletes but this rig can deliver effective group training and includes:
- 6x Racks
- 6x Plate Storage
- 6x Barbell Storage
- 6x Rings
- 4x Rope Climbs
- 6x Wall Ball Targets
- 4x Built in Handstand Walls
#2: FLOORING FOR A GYM THAT ECOURAGES DROPPING HEAVY WEIGHTS
To protect the floor from heavy bars and bumpers being dropped from height, you’ll need something that’s virtually indestructible.
We’ve gone for 32mm DuraTRAIN performance tiles to endure everyday intensity from group sessions and personal bests.
#3: MAKING SPACE FOR RECOVERY
The goal may not be The Games but it should be to keep members fit and functional for as long as possible.
Encouraging activation and recovery is essential for the longevity of training. Especially with the movements and intensity that can come with CrossFit style training.