How to Find a Great CrossFit Gym

Annie Sakamoto pushing the sled in the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games chipper.
Annie Sakamoto pushing the sled in the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games chipper.

Getting the most out of CrossFit generally requires two things: One, true commitment and dedication to the program, and Two, being able to apply that at a gym where the coaches know what they’re doing.

The ever-lucid and methodical Dr. Leon Chang at CrossFit Elysium has 10 suggestions on how to zero in on a great gym.

In Inside the Box, veteran journalist and marathoner T.J. Murphy goes all in to expose the gritty, high-intensity sport of CrossFit®. From staggering newcomer to evangelist, Murphy finds out how it feels, why it’s so popular, and whether CrossFit can fix his broken body.

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