As Physiotherapists and Osteopaths in Cheltenham and the Bayside region of Victoria we see many patients at our clinic who are participants in Crossfit.
CrossFit is a conditioning program that continues to grow in popularity, so much so it even has an annual Crossfit Games that are broadcast through ESPN. This form of high intensity training with limited rest intervals has gained literary support as an effective form of exercise with minimal time investment and personal accounts for improvements in fitness levels. While there is no doubt Crossfit has done a lot for the world of health and fitness in getting people moving, performing compound resistance exercise with great intensity it also has the potential to cause problems. In 2011, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Consortium for Health and Military Performance also recognised the benefits of the programs, but demonstrated concern for injury rates.
A study examined 386...
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