Video: Alaska National Guard: Keeping Guardsmen fit with Crossfit
Video by George Kale
CAMP DENALI, Alaska— Volunteers from the Alaska National Guard are providing no cost strength and conditioning program to Guardsmen and their families. Classes The 907 CrossFit program builds strength and conditioning through constantly varied, high intensity functional movements. "CrossFit is a work out designed to maximize your cardio and muscular endurance," said Sgt. 1st Class Jarrett Carson, Recruiting and Retention, Alaska Army National Guard. "The program is designed for any committed individual from marathon runners to powerlifters." Workouts are measured by completion time. This enables individuals to track their progress and compete with one another. "You find yourself racing against other people," said said Pfc. Dylan Hotrum, Recruiting and Retention, Alaska Army National Guard. "It's competitive and I push myself through this insane workout. Cohesion is built by Soldiers spotting and pushing each other through exercises that are by design broad, general, and inclusive. 907 Crossfit offers classes. Soundbites from Lt. Col. Joseph Lawendowski, Sgt. Jessica Campbell. Produced by Lt. Bernie Kale. Also available in high definition.