PT Leader Discovers CrossFit, Sailors Less…

NORFOLK, VA – On a damp football field at dawn, sailors from Personnel Support Detachment – Norfolk perform a high-intensity workout program known as “CrossFit.” Three weeks ago, these sailors were breezing through standard physical training exercises, such as pushups, sit-ups, and a few easy laps around a track. Now they still do all of that, but they’ve turned up the intensity by reducing, or eliminating, rest times. They’ve also added in exercises with funny sounding names, such as “burpees,” “thrusters,” and “farmer’s walks.”

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