This workout's
for you if...

  • you want to lose weight or get ripped.
  • increasing strength is a priority.
  • you love a challenge and are goal-oriented.
  • you prefer to workout in groups.


The Basics

Once thought of as a passing fad, CrossFit has become a regular part of life in the past decade. Many who were hesitant have now embraced the strength and conditioning program that has carved out its corner in the fitness industry.

Each box (that’s CrossFit speak for “gym”) features workouts combining elements of weightlifting, body-weight exercises, gymnastics and calisthenics for exercises that stress functional movements. In other words, these multi-joint exercises are meant to mimic what people use in their everyday lives.

Many boxes accommodate a wide range of participants thanks to the scalability of exercises. And if you’re looking for support outside the box, the community built around CrossFit is a key aspect of its effectiveness.


If you’re into competition, the CrossFit Games provides ample opportunity to test your mettle against fellow athletes from around the area or around the world.

The Lingo

The workout of the day for a given class; workouts are named, like “Fran,” which consists of 21 thrusters and 21 pullups, followed by 15 of the same, finishing with nine of each.

Gaining momentum through a burst of strength (like swinging or kicking to begin a pullup) for bodyweight exercises

Short for “metabolic conditioning,” a structured pattern of work and rest periods to elicit a desired response from the body.



501 CrossFit - North Little Rock Athletic Club
North Little Rock

A Kick Above Personal Training Studio
Little Rock

Clubhaus Fitness
Little Rock
Details: Brickhaus Cross Training

Conway CrossFit
Details: Personal training, group classes and challenge classes as well as nutrition coaching

CrossFit Align
North Little Rock

CrossFit Foxcroft - Little Rock Racquet Club
Little Rock

CrossFit Legit

CrossFit Midpoint
Little Rock

D1 Little Rock
Little Rock

Fit Factory Little Rock
Little Rock

Razorback CrossFit - Little Rock Athletic Club
Little Rock

Rock City Crossfit
North Little Rock
Details: Focus is always on moving well so we can live well—strength, stamina, and weight loss are byproducts!

Sherwood CrossFit

Wellness Revolution Crossfit
Little Rock

The Time



The Burn


calories per 60-minute class
*Average sourced from Harvard Medical School