In the end, the overwhelming feedback comes from well-intentioned people who want to make a personal decision about your lifestyle, and you’ve decided a personal response isn’t your strong suit. It can be tempting to tell them they don’t know what they’re talking about because you feel like you do—you actually believe that being vegan is compatible with all kinds of activity and habit changes. In reality it just might not be.
And yet something else was gnawing away at me as I sat there in front of the mountain of questions: I have been doing this for years. What if all those young men were right? Is it better to leave out my orientation so as not to deter them from their health goals? What if kicking off a conversation with “Hi, I’m a vegan SFB…oh but yes I’ll still lift weights!” freaks people out enough to put down their vape pens? Are we both less safe when we let our vegness win over our fitness goals? Do I really spook myself into hypervigilance when someone makes any kind of comment whatsoever regarding meat consumption or even notice if their skin color is brown when talking with me? Is how everyone at CrossFit treats me another form of social rejection based solely on my diet choice? And finally, most importantly: am I going insane or does everybody hate vegans in exercise spaces but no one has bothered to tell
How Old Do You Have To Be To Go To A Crossfit Gym?
Crossfit games have a strict 16+ policy. That means that to participate, you need to be at least the legal age of the state where your gym is located. For example, if you’re in Arizona, 16 is the minimum age for crossfit competition. If you’re in Texas, it would be 18+. Same for Iowa and New York – 14 or 15 respectively. However, this varies by city and state since there are still some loopholes left open that allow younger people to compete… but it isn’t encouraged. Many gyms will require proof of GED/high school diploma before allowing people under 17 onto their facilities (leaving many college students out). Are There Rules For Crossfit Competitions? Should You Always Be At Your Best? No matter what level you’re at Crossfit competitions aim for consistency over greatness (you can read more about fitness game plans here). The rule says … Read More
WOD – CrossFit
Daily Workout – Vinyasa Yoga instructor Kim Dingman offers a great vinyasa class that allows you to flow throughout the class. I particularly liked this because it helps you relax and prepare your body for the following day’s workouts. We all need a little relaxation from time to time! Wednesday, June 8th – CrossFit 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Level One Open WOD @ Lakewood Ranch Friday, June 10th – Class 3:30 p.m. – 4:15p.m., Level One Open WOD @ Lakewood Ranch 11 a.m.–12Noon Tuesday, June 14-Week Four “Swim Day” NO LIFTING In addition, there are times where I have been able to participate in some light free-weights as well as short circuits during my CrossFit classes at Lakewood Ranch for varying lengths of time depending on my rest days or recovery days between reps! So much fun… It has been a great experience so far and will continue to build upon what I have learned so far with each week going forward!! Here is a link if you would like to read about what I discovered at My Fitness Journey! http://tinyurl=com/ujvo8nm