CrossFit Movement Breakdown

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CrossFit Movement Breakdown

The constantly varied nature of CrossFit draws on a range of functional movements to keep you challenged and working at a high intensity. Here’s a play-by-play of some of the key movements and variations.

Use the clips to learn the moves and/or refine your technique. We recommend you break it down into a couple of movements each review and then chat to one of our Hive Active coaches about the movement before moving onto the next one.

Body Weight Movements

The Air Squat



AbMat Sit-up

Wall Balls

Medicine Ball Clean

Wall Ball shot


Kettlebell Swing

KettleBell Snatch

Box work

Box Step-Up

Box Jump

Burpee Box Jump Over

Bar Work

Strict Knees to Elbows

Strict Toes to Bar

Kipping Toes to Bar

Strict Pull-Up

Strict Chest to Bar Pull-Up

Kipping Pull-Up



The Front Squat

The Overhead Squat


The Deadlift

Sumo Deadlift

Sumo Deadlift High Pull

The Press

The Shoulder Press

The Push Press

The Push Jerk


The Clean

Hang Clean

Split  Clean

Clean & Jerk

Hang Clean & Push Jerk

Hang Power Clean & Push Jerk


The Snatch

Muscle Snatch

Hang Snatch


DumbBell Deadlift

DumbBell Front Squat

DumbBell Push Press

DumbBell Clean

DumbBell Power Clean

DumbBell Push Jerk

Dumbell Thruster

DumbBell Power Snatch

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