This article was written for our St. Louis Youth Fitness site. After all, kids care more about being fast than adults.

But the same concepts apply to adults. Check it out. You might be surprised to learn some of the movements that you do in CrossFit classes have speed implications you never considered.

The movements

What are the exercises?

  • Power Clean
  • Back Squat
  • Sled Push/Pull
  • Broad Jump
  • Box Jump (Bounding)

Some may be surprises, others we’re sure you’d have guessed would make the list.