No, we have a 3 week fundamentals course designed to prepare anyone to partake in normal group classes.
CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All CrossFit workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more.
You’re not just paying for a gym membership, you’re paying to have a personal trainer everyday. There is a structured warm up, strength and workout daily. You also have an amazing supportive community. If the price is that concerning, take a look at your monthly budget, deduct a nice meal out once a month, a pair of jeans, etc… You can live without those, you cannot live without your health.
Yes! All of our coaches at Cobra Command have achieved their requirements for a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate. Also, several of our coaches have College Degrees related to Exercise Science and or Strength and Conditioning.
I don't want to lift weights because I don't want to get too muscular.
If you are really worried about this, read this article. (http://www.stumptuous.com/this-just-in-high-rep-low-weight-toning-is-crap) But the short answer is no, lifting weights will not bulk you up. In fact, it will help you burn more calories and look better naked.
Im super fit already, do I have to start with a fundamentals 101 class?
Have you been regularly squatting, dead lifting and pressing? How about snatching and cleaning dumbbells? Climbing ropes? We have established movement standards that you must meet in order to gain entry to our regular group classes. If you are competent at performing basic gymnastics movements, the power and Olympic lifts, and are already fit, you may be a candidate for Testing Out.