Introduction to CrossFit

There’s one thing for certain with Crossfit. It has the ability to improve your fitness and health drastically when performed correctly and consistently. This has been proven since 2000 when Greg Classman created the fitness regime in California. Since then, it has proven results with people all over the world that have chosen CrossFit as their fitness regime.

The first and original CrossFit gym was in Santa Cruz, California, and the first affiliated gym was CrossFit North in Seattle, Washington. The word got out about CrossFit and its success quickly rose. By 2006, there were more than 13,000 CrossFit gyms. And it’s no doubt its popularity grew so quick due to its incredible results. It’s now one of the most popular fitness regimes around the world (you’d have to be living under a rock to not of heard of it). People love it because it’s easily observable, measurable and repeatable. So you can see results and measure progress easily.

What is CrossFit?

CrossFit is essentially a fitness program that combines a variety of functional movements. These can include squats, push-ups, pull-ups, weightlifting, gymnastics, running, rowing and lots of other movements. The fact that CrossFit is so varied means you’ll be training all different parts of your body. And therefore you’ll see results all over your body!

CrossFit is a lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and controlled nutrition. It’s a form of high-intensity training. However, you can adapt it to all levels. So whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crossfitter, the workout regime can be customed to you. It practices strength and conditioning. The best thing about these workouts is you can switch up the movements every day. This ensures you never get bored. As we all know fitness can sometimes get repetitive and it’s hard to stay motivated and focus. We can ensure you that CrossFit workouts will never get repetitive or boring.

What can CrossFit Accomplish?

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle or just generally want to become fitter. CrossFit can help you achieve any fitness goal you desire. That’s why it’s important to do your research first or pick a good trainer that will help you to focus on your own personal goals. We’d always recommend finding a good trainer. They will give you advice on improvement methods and help to keep track of your goals. Consequently, this will help your performance in CrossFit. The workouts may be adapted for people at any age and level of fitness. So it’s good to get advice on where you’re at, where you’re heading and the steps you should take. A trainer can help you with all of this.

If you’ve stumbled across this blog and still don’t think CrossFit’s for you – you’re wrong. This fitness programme will work for everyone. Whether you’re a complete beginner (in CrossFit or fitness altogether) or your someone who has trained for years. That’s the best thing about CrossFit… absolutely anyone can do it. Whether you’re young, old, fit or unfit. There are so many different levels you can begin at, and you can work your way towards your own personal goals. A lot of people get put off by what they think CrossFit entails and assume it’s too challenging for them. But, guess what? It’s not. And I guarantee any classes you attend they’ll be some motivated Grandmas there rocking it and keeping up. If this doesn’t prove to you that anyone can do it, then nothing will. Excuses won’t help you change your life for the better.

Doing CrossFit Right

We understand that you’d want to find a good gym or CrossFit trainer when first decide to get started. That’s why we’re here to give you a helping hand. Our blog will give you recommendations on which gyms to choose. And we’ll even recommend the best and credentialed CrossFit coaches or licensed CrossFit affiliates. This blog can also help you to begin right now in your home. Sounds good, right?

So, if you’re thinking about starting CrossFit, the first thing we’d recommend is reading this blog. Soak up all the do’s/ don’ts and vital information needed before committing to this fitness activity. We’re sure after reading all the benefits CrossFit can make to your life (physically and mentally) you’ll be eager to get started.

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