Benchmark – “CrossFit Total”
– 1RM Back Squat
– 1RM Shoulder Press
– 1RM Deadlift
The way to bring more strength to the CrossFit approach is with the CrossFit Total.
The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the Back Squat,
the Shoulder Press and the Deadlift. The three effective lifts in existence for developing
and testing functional strength – Mark Rippetoe (CF Journal Dec2006)