“When they find out I’m a CrossFitter, people often ask me what sports I played in high school, then give me a funny look when they hear I was never an athlete but rather a ballet dancer. It doesn’t seem like there’s a very clear connection there. How could someone who spent 15 years perfecting the graceful and classical movements of ballet find any interest in the rigorous, seemingly unrefined movements of CrossFit? It may come as a surprise, but ballet and CrossFit are a lot more similar than you may initially think, which might explain why there are actually quite a lot of former dancers who have converted to CrossFit. Here’s my rundown on the similarities between CrossFit and technical dance like ballet…” (continue reading).


Graceful like a dancer.

Workout of the Day
3 Rounds for time of:
800m Run
15 Box Jumps (30″/24″)
12 Toes-to-Bar