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No matter whether you are a fitness junkie or just getting started – our programs can be customized just for you.
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Our fitness holidays don’t have set dates –  you can stay one week or three months.
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CrossFit exercises everyone should know!

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The most important CrossFit exercises you should know about!

CrossFit is one of the most popular fitness methods of the recent years and has become famous for its varied and challenging workouts.

In this article, we will introduce you to the most popular CrossFit exercises and give you an overview of the basic elements of CrossFit. From pull-ups to squats to burpees, we’ll show you which exercises you should know to take your fitness to the next level.

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Pull-ups are a bodyweight exercises, where you pull yourself up on a bar. It mainly works your back and arm muscles. If you don’t feel confident enough to do a full pull-up yet, you can also start with exercises like lat pull-downs or ring rows to work your muscles.

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Squats are a leg exercise where you squat down and then stand back up. They primarily affect the muscles of the thighs and buttocks. There are many variations of squats, such as the goblet squat, the front squat, or the overhead squat.

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Push-ups are a chest and arm exercise in which you hold yourself on the floor with your arms and legs extended and then push yourself back up.

This is s very effective exercise for strengthening the arm and chest muscles. If you are not able to do a full push-up, you can also start with push-ups on a bench or pull-up bar.

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Sit-ups are stomach exercises in which you lift yourself up from the ground and then lay back down again. Those are a great way to strengthen the muscles in the stomach and build a stable core. There are also many different variations of sit-ups, such as russian twists or reverse crunches. 

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Burpees are a full-body exercises in which you squat from a standing position, then do a push-up and stand up again.

Those exercises are a very strenuous but effective exercise which builds endurance, strength and coordination. If a full burpee is still too much, you can start with simpler variations such as squat jumps or plank jacks.

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Another well-known CrossFit exercise which you should know is the Snatch. The Snatch is a full-body exercise in which you pick up a barbell or dumbbell from the floor and lift it over your head in a quick motion. It is a very challenging exercise which requires a lot of coordination and explosive strength and works the muscles in your legs, back and shoulders. If you can’t perform a complete snatch, you can also start with lighter weights or exercises like Hang Snatches or Power Snatches. The Snatch is an important exercise in CrossFit and should definitely be included in your training program.

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In summary...

In this article, we have introduced you to some of the most popular CrossFit exercises which you should know. From pull-ups to squats to burpees and snatches, these are just a few examples of the wide variety of exercises you’ll get to know during your CrossFit sessions. 

One of the great appeals of CrossFit is the variety and focus on functional fitness, which is why you will always be faced with new challenges and improve your skills. So grab some weights and get going!

If you want to learn more about CrossFit, also read our article about “CrossFit – one of the hardest workouts in the world” or train around the world and visit the best boxes.

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It has never been so easy to travel the world, meet like-minded people, and enjoy amazing workouts in beautiful destinations. Try it yourself and become part of the community of Travelling Athletes.
No matter whether you want to travel to Bali or Greece, we will help you become a better YOU while you experience an unforgettable fitness holiday. Designed for individuals or groups, our fitness holidays are perfect for all fitness levels and are available 365 days a year.

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Each of our fitness retreats and fitness holiday travel packages offer you a different focus — such as improvement of general fitness, introduction to CrossFit, weight loss, skill training, and much more.

Fitness holidays with a wide Variety of fitness classes

Choose the fitness holiday that suits you best and look forward to exciting fitness classes consisting of boot camps, HIIT, CrossFit (official box), beach WODs, beach workouts, Personal Training, Muay Thai, and much more.

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All of our fitness holidays offer you much more than just an extensive fitness program. Find your inner peace with our yoga classes, enjoy a relaxing massage, or learn more about Ayurveda, the traditional Hindu system of medicine that focuses on diet, herbal treatment, and breath.

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You will be matched with a travel agent who is available 24/7 to help you with anything you could want or need.

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Each of our travel agents have visited all of our various destinations, so they are well-equipped to assist you with local insight.

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Travel whenever you desire and for however long you wish. Our fitness holidays are available 365 days/year.

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