Is CrossFit Injury-Ridden?

This is a repost from End Of Three Fitness blog. Check out Jerred's other awesome articles here.

 

Say what!? I am asking the question, I’ll point you to a few facts and you can draw some conclusions, or give me your own answer.

 

First, let’s get more specific. ******** in its standalone form is rather safe as long as you are doing the movements correctly.

I am, more specifically asking, is training for the ******** Games, or being a ******** Games competitor, too taxing, unsafe, or does it cause you to be injury prone?

 

 

One thing you have to keep in mind is that ******** is still very much in its infancy as far as a “sport” goes. Especially when it comes to the ******** Games. The first ******** Games was in 2007, and I as I have mentioned before in, “We Found The Fittest Man in 2009, Are We Still Looking?“, I don’t think the ******** Games level of intensity, as we see it today, started till 2009. This is when competitors were reportedly doing multiple ******** workouts a day as well as strength training and other forms of functional fitness. Now it is just standard. You have to train like a beast to be a beast.

 

But is this new level of intensity and training, only 3 years old, bad for athletes and their bodies? Let’s take a look at some of the top ******** Games Athletes...

 

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