QUINCY, ILL. -- QTown CrossFit is giving a new meaning to the popular fitness training.
These high-intensity functional movements are being done by athletes around the world.
But QTown is taking away the high-intensity portion for a class to help bodies with a little more wear and tear, be able to do everyday movements.
"Our focus here is more on 'can we walk up the stairs with our children, can we carry the groceries from the car, can we pick something up if we drop it.," Travis Corrigan, the director of movement and mechanics, said.
The class is called movement and mechanics and it builds a solid foundation for the body.
It is the only class offered in the area and it not only helps with everyday movements, but it also focuses on people with injuries.
"Want to get people to where they don't believe that life for the rest of their life they're going to be injured," Travis said.
Travis came up with the idea to start this class because he's had many injuries himself.
He knew this could be a way to not only focus on the injury, but strengthen the entire body to prevent future injuries.
"If we can get the whole body moving well, then it's going to feel better, and the injury itself is going to heal faster," Travis said.
One of his clients came to the class after having knee replacement.
She said two weeks in she was pain free, and is having fun every step of the way.
"It's fun, you're with people, and you learn to move and stretch that it really makes it easier. It feels good, it almost gives you a rush when you can do the movements," Sylvia Hanson, a new member of CrossFit said.
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