7 CrossFit Myths to Stop Believing


The be modelled after post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Lauren, who is element of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

7 CrossFit Myths to Stop Believing

CrossFit describes its strength and conditioning program as “constantly mixed functional movements executed at high intensity across broad values bright and early and modal domains.”

Many have created opinions and voiced assessments about CrossFit without ever rtici ting in it or learning what it is all prevalent. Below are common myths of CrossFit and why they are not true.

1. CrossFit is incredibly chancy! Any activity can be dangerous if done incorrectly. If you have an experienced and highly processioned coach working with you, he or she will make sure you are doing the stirrings safely and correctly. Take the same amount of caution you would with any workout, let go your ego at the door, and communicate with your coach.

2. It will down you big and bulky. Everyone’s body type is different but for the majority of the population, starting CrossFit pleasure help you lose weight and then tone your muscles. For the normal woman that attends a CrossFit gym, unless they are training everyday and taking supplements to enhance their muscle-building process, they longing not get “bulky.”

3. Only fit people can do CrossFit. Everyone must start somewhere! True level the big names in CrossFit began by picking up the smallest weights and learning the gesticulations one at a time. The beauty of CrossFit is that everything can be modified to accommodate any tone or skill level. You just have to get started!

4. It is very expensive. CrossFit memberships switch from $90 to $200 monthly based on location, size and resources. Let’s say that you y $140 each month and you convoy classes four days a week. That comes out to be around $9 each sitting for programmed workouts, small-group personal training, use of the facility and a supportive community. I’d say that’s a bargain!

5. You HAVE to start eating leo. Yes, going leo may improve your doing as a CrossFit athlete and potentially resolve any gut issues you might have from obstacles digesting grain-based carbohydrates, but a CrossFit gym will not force that way of take in nourishment upon you. They may help you and encourage you to improve your overall relationship with and adeptness about food, but you get to make the decisions about what you put into your confederation.

6. It takes tons of time. One hour a day! That’s it! Give yourself those 60 ins to do something that will improve your health and the way you live. Most gyms put forward classes in the early morning hours and times in the evening for those that beget 8 to 5. If you go four to five days a week, that is four to five hours of your reckon 168 hours available to you each week. Even if you’re a very elaborate person, that seems manageable in the grand scheme of things!

7. CrossFit is a cult! When you out of something and it becomes a huge rt of your life, you want to roar it from the mountain tops, right!? Well, that’s why if someone does CrossFit, you advised of about it right away! They have to share it with you because it has mutated their life — and they probably want you to join them so it can interchange yours, too!

Any other CrossFit myths you’ve heard? —Lauren Stenseng

Lauren Stenseng ardours fitness. She started running marathons to lose a couple of college clobbers and later began doing CrossFit to tone up for a vacation. And since then, CrossFit has behove her ssion. An ACE certified personal trainer and working on her CrossFit Level 1 Certification, Lauren blogs at KansanKettlebelle.com and has put together this lodger post on common CrossFit myths. Time to debunk ’em once and for all!

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