Now that I’m back at CrossFit again, I’ve received a ton of questions from you guys, especially those of you who want to give it a try yourselves. (You should!)
I’ve written all sorts of posts over the years, so I thought it would be helpful to link them up all in one place. I hope you find them helpful! If I missed anything, leave your question in the comment section, and I’ll do my best to answer it!
FYI: The 2014 CrossFit Games started today!!
5 CrossFit Tips for Beginners: Are you thinking about trying CrossFit? If so, here are five tips that will help you get started!
CrossFit Q & A: This post answers questions regarding class structure (is the workout really just 5 minutes long?), how many calories you burn at a typical class, what shoes to wear, how to find a ‘box’ in your area, how to justify the cost of CrossFit, what to expect at your first class/intro session, and more!
CrossFit Q & A II: This post answers questions regarding being fit enough to try it (YOU ARE!), how often I go to CrossFit, what’s up with the Paleo diet, doing CrossFit at home (check out my CrossFit-inspired workouts on Pinterest for a TON of ideas), and more!
CrossFit Home Gym Essentials: Thinking about building a gym at your home? Here’s a post about what we selected for our home gym.
Gear for CrossFit: Whatcha Need Versus What’s Nice to Have: Here are some of the things I personally use in my CrossFit workouts and whether I think you need them or they’re just nice to have as an accessory.
What to Pack for a CrossFit Competition: Here’s a post all about what I packed for my first CrossFit competition.
My Experience at the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Course: A summary of my experience at the two-day CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Course and my thoughts about the instruction, workouts, exam, etc.
How My Body Changed Since Starting CrossFit: I wrote this post about a year after doing CrossFit on a regular basis.
What NOT to Wear to a CrossFit Class: Starting Crossfit, like any new fitness regimen, can seem overwhelming if you’re not prepared. Take some of the uncertainty out of your first workout by knowing what to wear—or better yet, what NOT to wear.
WOD You Say: A post about CrossFit lingo and modifying workouts if you can’t do them as prescribed.
Tips for Kipping Pull-Up Success: Here are a few tips and cues that helped me learn how to do kipping pull-ups.
Discouraged By Lack of Strength: A reader question and my reply. Spoiler: Don’t compare yourself to others!
Even more CrossFit posts for your viewing pleasure!