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At CrossFit 171, our mission is to not only help you get into the best shape of your life, but also to answer any and all questions you may have along the way.
Check out some of our most frequently asked questions, and for any questions you can’t find the answer for here, feel free to shoot us a message and we'll be glad to help.
What is CrossFit?
CrossFit is a fitness program created to make you fitter than ever before. It does not focus on one particular skill but makes you good at multiple skills as well as increase your stamina. CrossFit takes the best out of other sport and joins them together in a fun strength/conditioning workout.
What is a WOD?
WOD is an abbreviation of Workout Of the Day.
Each day there is a new workout, they are often posted online at the box´s website and of course written on the board when you come in to work out.
What does a CrossFit box offer that a regular gym doesn’t?
In a CrossFit "Box", if you are in a class, there is usually a maximum of 10- 15 people doing the workout, so the coach can assist every single person on a personal level. All the coaches are professional and have done a coaching seminar to be able to work at an affiliate.
There are all sorts of classes available at the boxes, not only CrossFit, but also yoga, METCON, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastic sessions and more. There is freedom to lift by yourself in an open gym too.
Is CrossFit right for me?
CrossFit agrees with anyone, no one is too old or too out of shape or anything. You will improve your strength and stamina by doing CrossFit, no matter from where you start. The workouts are always varied so they keep being fun while still challenging. The coaches are well educated and will help guide you through every workout and issue that you could possibly have.
How is CrossFit different?
It is so varied that you will never get bored. All the exercises work with multiple joints and use the body, unlike with body building.
All the movement are efficient and functional.
Crossfitters must be ready for the unknown all the time so they train differently every day.
Am I too old for CrossFit?
You are never too old to try CrossFit. Just be careful to regard your age and background. If you are older than 40 and have never done any exercise in your life, then you should not compete with the 20-year-old. You can always show up and do you best, and even be better than some of the younger ones. Even if you are closer to 70 years than 40 you can still show up and I guarantee that every single person in the box will cheer you on.
If I have previous injuries, can I still do CrossFit?
Coaches will ask in your first class if you have any injuries or any problems in your body before starting the workout. If you have back problems for example the coach will help you find a way to reduce the strain on your back with a scaling option.