Although you will probably start feeling better and stronger immediately, new students can expect about a 15-20% improvement in strength and endurance following the first fifteen sessions. In addition, our findings show that flexibility, agility and body composition are improved. Subjective things like increased mental toughness, energy levels, improved sleep and reduced joint stiffness are also reported. Most of our students are shocked at their improvements even though they would consider themselves exercisers before starting CrossFit.
Today's CrossFit WOD
There’s nothing more impressive than a massive lift, but it’s worth pointing out that even the biggest and strongest lifters can neglect the smaller, less sexy muscles in their quest for getting better.
I’m talking about the ones that help the larger muscles do their jobs better and keep you lifting longer and stronger, without having to pay a visit to the physical therapist’s table. I had the chance to speak to a few PTs and collect some tips and specific exercises to work smaller muscle groups…