The focus is on the basic positions and learning the foundational points for Olympic Lifts and accessory work. The snatch and clean and jerk bring speed, power, coordination, agility, accuracy and balance to training and are indispensable to CrossFit programming and developing a well-rounded athlete.
If done consistently, attending the conditioning class should result in better WODs (faster times, increased strength, more reps, etc.) as well as better physical results for you (fat loss, increased endurance levels, etc.) You can think of conditioning class as several mini-WODs. It is typically done with lighter weight but for a longer length of time and at a high intensity level. The goal of conditioning is to keep you moving for the entire hour. These classes are often completed as teams or with a partner.
Mobility routines are designed to be done in the gym either before or after your workout and focus on position, mechanics, mobility, and motor control techniques to help you optimize your athletic performance and prevent injury. This practice requires tools including jump-stretch bands, lacrosse balls, barbells, and kettlebells. This class teaches these various mobility exercises to aid in the success of your training.
Is good for you no matter what other workouts or training programs you do. Yoga encourages emotional, mental, and physical balance. Balance is highlighted by Greg Glassman, the founding father of CrossFit, as one of the 10 general physical skills. Breathing, variety, strength and determination are all needed for yoga and translate successfully into your Crossfit workouts.