What are the benefits of CrossFit as opposed to traditional weight training?

Like traditional weight lifting, CrossFit is designed to help athletes build strength. However, CrossFit is designed to help achieve overall fitness. Many CrossFit moves incorporate standard weight lifting moves, with the addition of a time frame to challenge athletes even further. CrossFit meets each person where they are to provide a unique and individual experience, while also priding itself on the family-like atmosphere. CrossFit is like the Jack of all Trades, master of none; aerobic activity is incorporated into a full body weight session.

What can I expect from a CrossFit workout?

Because each day brings you a new workout, you'll never become bored with the WOD. CrossFit workouts combine strength, agility, gymnastics, and cardio movements to create a well rounded workout. High intensity training makes sure you are always pushing yourself. Here at St. Peter Emporium CrossFit, we pride ourselves on providing an exciting and welcoming atmosphere to help you become your best you!

How do I become a member?

Check out our membership tab, send us an email, or feel free to stop in during our business hours to check it out! 

We'd love to have you!

What is a WOD?

WOD stands for Workout Of the Day. Each day a new WOD is created to continually improve strength and conditioning. Scaled options challenge athletes of all levels. 

What if I can't do the Rx exercises?

Don't worry! There are always scaled options for every exercise we do. These substitutions still preserve the intensity of the workout, and our creative coaches come up with a variety of options for every athlete. Choose a weight or exercise that accommodates your individual abilities.

What are all the acronyms included in the WOD?

AMRAP- As Many Rounds/Reps As Possible

EMOTM: Every Minute On The Minute

HSPU: Handstand push-up

KB: Kettlebell

Rx'd, as Rx'd: as prescribed or as written. A WOD done without any adjustments.

RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for 1 rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times

PR: Personal Record.

Met-con: Metabolic-conditioning workout.