Crossfit was born in 2000 as both a philosophy and a form of physical exercise. In 2007, The Crossfit Games were introduced and now more than 10,000 gyms operate around the country.
Joplin's third Crossfit gym held their grand opening this afternoon, Crossfit Joplin on 4th.
Located right off of 4th Street, the gym boasts a large space with several classes running six days a week. The gym also offers boot camps and circuit training.
Crossfit focuses on functional movements at a high intensity, incorporating Olympic lifting, cardio, and plyometrics.
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