Original Article : 17 BITS OF ADVICE FOR CROSSFIT BEGINNERS
by : Deryn
From : runningonrealfood.com
Is starting CrossFit on your list of goals for 2015? No? Well, it should be! Juuuuust kidding…I just say that because I love it so much. I love the intensity, the variety, the sense of community and the results I get. Over the last few years it’s become my main form of fitness and I’ve seen more improvements in my strength and conditioning than ever before. If you’re new to CrossFit, or maybe even new to working out, don’t you worry! I reassure you, anyone can do it!
CrossFit is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and cage fighters one month out from televised bouts. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs.
Joining a gym where I could attend CrossFit classes was one of the best fitness decisions I’ve ever made. Although I had been doing CrossFit workouts for years on my own, there is no comparison to doing it with a ground of positive, like-minded people.
I don’t think CrossFit is the end all to be all when it comes to fitness and I know it’s not for everybody. But I do think CrossFit can be an incredible and enjoyable fitness journey, or a valuable supplement to an already solid fitness routine. When it comes to fitness, I think you should do whatever you enjoy and whatever you’ll actually do day after day. If it’s CrossFit, that’s awesome! Read More….