The implication being that being a professional CrossFit athlete makes you successful, but also can negatively affect your health by leading to excessive stress.
However to me the biggest takeaway from this article is how dead serious they are about trying to keep people away from this ‘forbidden fruit’ of becoming a top-level competitive sportsman/sportswoman.
They seem genuinely worried that once you start competing at an elite level it will lead you down the path to anxiety and depression. Or maybe even worse… dead bodies? These are things I have experienced first hand that are briefly mentioned in the above article. Many people blame CrossFit for harming them, I personally think it has helped save my life – many years ago I was on a fast track towards gallbladder surgery, after several incidents involving choking and fainting I realized that with some modifications and new habits my twisting and lifting was giving me more than enough cardio and weight bearing ability for what I needed – lets just say having IMPs behind me helped save my life!
How To Do Crowd Control At Crossfit Events?
Members of the CrossFit L.A. Community will soon begin training for an “Ultimate Fitness Obstacle Course” that will take place at Santa Monica Pier. While most obstacle games give participants a few months to prepare, they only have a week to train for this one. But what is especially unique about this event is that there won’t be any set time limits or coaching: every participant will be on his or her own and must find their own way through the course as fast as possible—all while keeping it interesting and engaging with spectators, who range from members of different fitness communities down to moms pushing strollers. Read more…
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