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Once there, you’re struck by the frenetic energy. It’s often hard to hear above the din of rustling bags and tinkling barbells, especially when your heart is pumping out of your chest towards fear. For many, this motivation is what it takes to push through the pain barrier in order to achieve their goals. But for some, this commitment can have negative effects on their psychological health. Instead of being focused on achieving a fitness goal or surpassing an obstacle in competition or training for a specific event, they may come away from Crossfit with feelings that are more akin to obsession. Despite being known as one of the most successful formats of resistance exercise today with millions upon millions of people using the program worldwide it still remains highly misunderstood thanks in part to its very nature which can be seen as unhealthy when compared against healthy counterparts such as jogging or cycling; both forms which also give off anger associated signals after exertion (1). Although some see these statistics right at home with active people who travel around London like weekend warriors like myself who like partying after work five days a week I cannot help but wonder if Crossfit had attracted someone unfamiliar with weight training (or even gym goers) would they get similar results? Or something else entirely? Massive physiological adaptation over short periods only happens when high amounts of stress stimuli are applied (2,3). Of course we all know that doing something repetitively for an extended period does