CrossFit Freedom, located in Libertyville, Illinois, is a 12,000 sqft training facility dedicated to the CrossFit methodology of health and fitness. CrossFit is the primary training method used by many US Military Special Operations Combat Forces, including the Navy SEALs. Also, a variety of professional and Olympic athletes have turned to CrossFit to best prepare for competition. Triathletes, football and baseball players, skiers, tennis players, swimmers, and many others competing at the highest levels, are among these CrossFit-trained athletes. Perhaps CrossFit’s greatest attribute, however, is that it is easily adaptable to people in all walks of life, of all age groups, and all fitness levels.

The CrossFit definition of an athlete is “a person who is trained or skilled in strength, power, balance and agility, flexibility, and endurance“. CrossFit training is based upon a system of constantly varied functional movements executed at a high intensity level. We are not your typical gym or health club, which are filled with ineffective isolation movement machines - the same old routine. Instead, we teach the precise use of such equipment as Olympic bars and bumper plates, kettle bells and pull-up bars, med balls, rowers, rings, and climbing ropes. We combine strength and power training with metabolic conditioning, a combination necessary for true elite fitness.

There are no tanning beds here, and no salon. You will not find a juice bar offering sugar-loaded drinks or protein candy bars. Instead, you will learn how to best fuel your body for optimal fitness and longevity, and have access to whole, natural food sources to best recover after our workouts. At CrossFit Freedom we have highly skilled, CrossFit-certified coaches. Your workouts will be conducted in groups of varying sizes, and always under the guidance of a coach. Working under the instruction of a coach will help you to perfect technique in everything from natural functional movements to complex Olympic lifts, taking you to your full potential.

We come here to work, to push ourselves, to push each other, and to get into the best shape and condition of our lives. Ours is a community of members of all fitness levels and experience, who understand that this will not be easy, but that the payoff will be worth it. Come join us at CrossFit Freedom and break out of your limits.

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    Wednesday, July 29

    July 28th, 2015 | Blog | Coach | No Comments

    Strength: Barbell Romanian Deadlift 4 x 5 – No more than 70% of 1rm Clean – Build only on perfect sets/reps Russian Step Ups 4 x 5 (each leg) – Holding DB/KB in each hand WOD: Metcon (Time) 5 rounds for time: – 200m Run – 8 KB Snatch R (55/35) – 8 KB Snatch […]

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    Tuesday, July 28

    July 27th, 2015 | Blog | Coach | No Comments

    Strength: Hang Squat Clean 3-2-2-1-1 Focus on speed and mechanics. Build only on perfect sets. Hold bottom position for 2 count on ALL reps. Goal is get heavier than last week. Front Squat: 5-5-5 @ 75% – 23X1 tempo 1st rep every set On 3rd & final set, continue to work AMRAP @ 1 breath […]

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    Monday, July 27

    July 27th, 2015 | Blog | Coach | No Comments

    Strength: Split Jerk Complete 1 rep on the minute for 10 minutes. Start at 60% and build every set (no more than 5%). Once you fail a rep, go back to last successful lift and stay there for the remaining sets. Focus on speed and mechanics. Hold Catch position for 2 count and only build […]

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  • Row for troops

    Friday, July 24

    July 23rd, 2015 | Blog | Coach | No Comments

    Strength: Back Squat – Tempo 7:30 clock – 6 sets total 5 x 3 @ 23X1 tempo on all reps + 1 set AMRAP – Begin set every 1:15 – 6th & final set AMRAP no pause, 1 breath reset tempo WOD: Metcon (Time) 6 rounds for total working time – 10/8 Cal Row – […]

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    Thursday, July 23

    July 22nd, 2015 | Blog | Coach | No Comments

    Strength: Snatch Grip 1st Pull 2-2-2 – Build to 110% snatch Hang Squat Snatch 2-2-1-1 – Hold bottom position for 2 count – Build only on perfect reps WOD: 6 rounds – 12 minute clock Alternate on the top of each minute. Even minutes for total working time. Odd minutes for load. – 1 Snatch […]

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