CrossFit is a system of functional high-intensity training, which is based on elements of many disciplines, such as weightlifting, gymnastics, aerobics, kettlebell lifting, strongman exercises and other sports. It comprehensively develops the physical and functional qualities of a person.
CrossFit tournaments are held all over the world, including in Belarus. Such competitions took place among foreign studentst at the sports base of the Belarusian State Medical University. The program for men included two rounds. In the first qualifying round, it was necessary to "do" the maximum number of sets in 10 minutes. Set includes: pull-ups on the horizontal bar (5 times); shuttle running with weights (carrying a "pancake" weighing 15 kg, changing the "pancake" to a medball weighing 2 kg when changing the direction of movement) - 4x10 m; "Burpee" (squatting followed by jumping onto a stepping platform) - 10 times; push-up (flexion-extension of the arms in the lying position), jumping over the step platform after each push-up (6 times).
According to the results of the first round, six strongest athletes entered the final.
The final stage consisted of push-ups on the uneven bars in the support, pull-ups on the horizontal bar, running 800 meters.
The top three are as follows:
1st place - Gylydzhov Gylych (hostel number 7),
2nd place - Eziz Annamyradov (hostel number 7),
3rd place - Abhishek Gupta (hostel No. 5).
The women's program consisted of one round and included exercises: "plank" (static exercise on the floor with an emphasis on the forearms (1 minute); shuttle run with a medball (4 times); "burpee" (squats with an extension to the support lying on the hands, return to the starting position, jump up) - 10 times; squats (10 times); run (400 m).
As a result of this competition, the winners' podium was distributed as follows:
1st place - Sehajmet Kaur Salgi (hostel number 5),
2nd place - Bhabya Kumari (hostel number 5),
3rd place - Shanoja Venkatasan (hostel No. 5).
The winners and prize-winners of the competition were awarded with diplomas and medals.
Translation: Anastasiya Karnacheva.