CrossFit FAQ

“Hi Mark,
Thanks again for the work out!  It was absolutely the most intense 20 minute workout I’ve pushed through since college days.  Definitely not too easy, probably just right for most.  I’d encourage new-comers …”
Mark P.

 

Q: What is CrossFit?

A: CrossFit can be defined as the sport of fitness. It is constantly varied, high intensity, functional movements.

Q: I hear CrossFit is really hard. Can I do it?

A: Yes you can do it!

Q: I am really out of shape, I’m a couch potato. I don’t think I can do it.

A: You can do it! Please call and make a time to come down and try a workout.

Q: I’m overweight, and haven’t exercised for a long time. I’m really intimidated.

A: This is getting old! Stop making excuses! If you want to get in shape, you need to just get started.

Q: Do I need to get in shape before I start CrossFit?

A: No. You do CrossFit in order to get in shape.  A lot of people start in a really deconditioned state. Just come as you are, and get started.

Q: I’m applying to be a cop. Will CrossFit help me pass the PAT?

A: You betcha! Depending on your current physical condition, plan to train for a few months before the test if possible, and you will crush it! We give a discount to first responders and active military.

Q: So what kind of exercises do you do?

A: Running, sprinting, rowing, weightlifting — clean & jerk, snatch, squat, deadlift, push-press, bench-press, power-clean– kettlebells, box jumps, burpees, pull ups, push ups, sit ups, jump rope, dips, medicine ball tosses, and more.

Q: That sounds hard!

A: Are you looking for excuses?

Q: What’s so great about CrossFit?

A: The community, the camaraderie, the results.

Q: Why can’t I do this at home?

A: You can, but you won’t have the community, the camaraderie, the coach and likely not the same equipment. And will you get the same results? Will you push yourself as hard as your coach will? (Hint: probably not).

Q: Are there more FAQs?

A: Why yes, there are more FAQs on the CrossFit.com site.

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