Space to Grow

The Largest Box in Lafayette.
With over 12,000 sqft of total fitness area under roof, we can easily accommodate classes of any size. Ask anyone who’s been to one of our bring a friend workouts, and they’ll definitely tell you how great our facility is.

We are also the only CrossFit with over an acre of land. This area allows for running in a traffic-free environment and will allow for future expansions, including additional parking , a running track, an outdoor obstacle course and so much more.

A Popular Question:

What is CrossFit?

CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All CrossFit workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more. These are the core movements of life.

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Yoga

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Foundational Movements

Your journey into CrossFit will begin with these movements.


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The 9 Foundational Movements of CrossFit

Air Squat

Air Squat

Front Squat

front squat

Overhead Squat

Overhead Squat

Shoulder Press

Shoulder Press

Push Press

Push Press

Push Jerk

Push Jerk

Deadlift

Deadlift

Med Ball Clean

medball clean

SDL High Pull

sumo deadlift high pull

Other Popular Movements

Thruster

Thruster

Wall Ball

Wall Ball

Pull Up

Pull Up

OUR FOCUS

Our WOD programming will generally focus on these areas.

METCON

A staple in our WOD programming, this typically involves 2 or 3 exercises repeated for rounds.

STRENGTH

These resemble traditional style weight lifting, Usually 4 exercises with moderate to heavy weight.

POWER

These WODs focus on developing explosive strength and generating power in the movements.

SPEED

This is generally a timed workout involving a high number of reps of 2 to 6 exercises, and rounds.

DIFFICULTY

These are meant to be slower workouts with moderate weight and are meant to be challenge you.

WEIGHT

These are workouts where we encourage you to challenge yourself with an increased weight scaling.

Mobility & Stretching

Every WOD concludes with a 10 to 15 minute mobility and stretching routine.

equipment

Here is a brief overview of some of the equipment we utilize in our classes.

Barbell

the barbell is used in various wods, mostly involved with the olympic style lifts. the bars are either 45lbs or 35lbs.

Dumbbell

These have a wide range of weights, typically 10lbs to 50lbs each are utilized for double arm movements, and one at a time for single arm movements.

Bumper Plates

Olympic-sized weight plates that are made of thick, dense rubber which allows them to be dropped without risk of damaging them.

Kettlebell

a large cast-iron ball-shaped weight with a single handle, use in swinging and pressing movements.

Medicine Balls

a large, heavy solid ball that is used to throw or lift. Weight used in classes range from 6 to 20 pounds.

The Rig

A free standing system of bars that is anchored to the wall. Utilized for all hanging movements, such as pull ups and toes to bar.

Gymnastic Rings

Two rings that hang freely by a strap that is suspended from supporting structure. These are typically used in advanced gynmastic movements.

C2 Rower

A machine with a sliding seat on a single metal track, and is equipped with electronic data tracking. Simulates rowing and is used in many metcon style workouts.

Speed Rope

A jump rope that is made with lightweight components. The handles, wire cable, and other elements of the rope are built to function at high speeds.

Plyo Box

This is typically a wooden box that can be flipped on either side to have it stand and three different heights: 20″, 24″ & 30″.

Crossfit kids certified

CrossFit Amis is a certified training facility. CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching Greg Glassman’s CrossFit to children ages 3-18. Based on the principle of Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity, CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement.

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