Last Saturday morning I parked in the back lot behind Mountain Strength CrossFit, about two miles from where I live in the Boston metro area. I was there for my first Base Camp session, an introduction to the movements and methodology of CrossFit.
They’re jam packed with good stuff for the body, relatively inexpensive, a certified sustainable food source, and convenient. And maybe even more importantly, they may just help in surviving the impending zombie apocalypse.
When you walk through the doors expect to be greeted by our staff and members. We will know your name when you get here and be ready for a handshake or a high five. We are interested in learning as much about you to determine how we can immediately begin
Many of us sit for hours at a time with soft bellies and slouched shoulders. By the time we finally decide to peel our butts from the chair, our glutes have turned off, our backs have rounded, and any semblance of good posture has been lost.
If you are satisfied with your fitness, then put competing out of your mind. But if you dream of getting better at CrossFit, want to improve your confidence and self-esteem, and like to learn new, surprising things about yourself, then competition...
Do we decide what weight to use based on what others have done?
Do we check each others’ scores to figure out how fast we need to go?
Are we only happy with our scores if we’re near the top of the leaderboard?