Crossfit Tides is a fitness community that is passionate, determined, and supportive. We focus on helping our members maintain a healthy lifestyle, reach their goals and do the common uncommonly well. 

Crossfit Tides is the first CrossFit gym in Berrien County, MI – Established in 2012.

What is CrossFit?

CrossFit is… Constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements

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Intentional varied programing every class, Heart rate increases, Movements that you do in everyday life.

Constantly varied – High intensity – Functional movements

You will see a different workout everyday consisting of functional movements that you continuously perform as part of your everyday life. Once you have established how to perform these movements safely with correct form you will continue to build in intensity.

General Physical Preparedness

CrossFit athletes are not specialists in one movement but have the ability to perform many movements well. They are able to do the common, uncommonly well.

10 General Physical Skills

Cardiovascular / Respiratory endurance – ability of body systems to gather, process and deliver oxygen

Stamina – ability of body to process, deliver, store and utilize energy

Strength – ability of muscular units to apply force

Flexibility – ability to maximize motion at a given joint

Power – ability of muscular units to apply max fore in minimum time

Speed – ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement

Coordination – ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a single distinct movement

Agility – the ability to minimize transition time from one movement to another

Balance – ability to control the body’s center of gravity in relation to the support base

Accuracy – ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity


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