What is a RFT in CrossFit?

What is a RTF workout?

At Train we prefer to measure Training Intensity by the amount of effort required to complete a set. We use the Reps To Failure scale (RTF) (4) to determine if the adequate intensity is being used.

What is RFT stand for?


Acronym Definition
RFT Request for Training
RFT Ready For Training
RFT Right First Time
RFT Regular Full Time

What’s a Burpee pull-up?

What Is a Burpee Pull-Up? A burpee pull-up combines the movement patterns of a burpee and a pull-up. Perform burpee pull-ups by placing your hands on the ground and kicking your feet back into a push-up position. Jump your feet back up and lift yourself into a squat position.

Is Dave Castro a Navy SEAL?

Dave served as a Navy SEAL from 1998-2010 and first caught wind of CrossFit in 2005 when he started following CrossFit.com to support his training. By 2006 he had begun training at the original CrossFit HQ affiliate in Santa Cruz, California, and was soon helping out at Level 1 Certificate Courses.

What is a VUP?

The V-Up is a full-body move that works your core, legs, back and shoulders. The exercise is beloved by fitness fanatics for its ability to work the upper and lower abdominal muscles simultaneously. A V-Up involves sitting on the floor or a mat and positioning the body in the shape of the letter “V.”

Why is CrossFit bad?

Overdoing CrossFit can lead to serious health concerns such as Rhabdomyolysis, which is a condition where muscle cells explode after a series of strenuous activity, releasing myoglobin into the bloodstream. High myoglobin levels can result to kidney failure and death.

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