We have created this section specially for people who are unsure if CrossFit is for them.
Is it too Hard?
Am I too Unfit?
Am I too Old?
If these are any of your concerns you have landed on the right page.
We have linked some great videos that give an insight into who can do CrossFit , what it can do for them and what it's all about.
Hard-living Stuart Morrison thought he might have diabetes, and he actually used to joke about it. But his life took a serious turn when he started showing symptoms of the disease, and Morrison knew he needed to break the endless cycle of partying he had fallen into. He wasn’t sure how until he found ULT CrossFit in Ayrshire, U.K.
Victoria Pegg weighed around 370 pounds at 24 years old. She worked a sedentary job and didn’t exercise at all, she says. “I wanted a quick fix,” Pegg says of her desire to lose weight. “I did every fad diet you could get your hands on. Spent money left, right, and centre, and none of it worked.” Then she found Gritstone CrossFit in Manchester, U.K.
When teenager Luke Fletcher and his grandmother, Pat Derbyshire, walked into Dragon CrossFit, they were both a little broken. Fletcher had been bullied relentlessly throughout school; meanwhile, Derbyshire was on a long and difficult road to recovery following a near-fatal brain bleed. Their story is a remarkable one
Check out this great video - Larry Lepard is an manager whose sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy diet on the road finally caught up with him. “I wasn’t eating well, I wasn’t working out, I wasn’t doing the right kind of stuff, but I didn’t know what the solution was,” Lepard, 57, confesses.
The guys at CrossFit Cardiff made this awesome video that just says so much about why you can and should do CrossFit.
It's a few years old but hasn't aged a day.
“If I wouldn’t have made changes now … I doubt I’d have seen (age) 40 at all,” Downey says. A dedicated member of CrossFit Cardiff in Cardiff, United Kingdom, Downey’s fitness journey started on Sept. 6, 2019. Ever since, he’s been working under the watchful eye of experienced coaches who are helping Downey cultivate new, healthier habits. “(Downey) needs to make subtle, small additions, and maintain them, and that’s what it’s all about,” says the affiliate’s owner Dafydd Dennis.
Daniel Stewart was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2017. At the time, he was an active-duty Royal Marine and a member of CrossFit Aberdeen in Scotland. Stewart didn’t let the diagnosis derail him. “If you tell him to run through a brick wall, he’ll run through a brick wall for you,” says affiliate owner Rob Lawson. “He’s got that demeanor and that attitude.”