"Do I Need to Lose Weight to Start CrossFit?"
Absolutely not! The overwhelming majority of people start CrossFit in order to lose weight, improve their fitness, or start a workout routine for the first time in their life. CrossFit isn't easy, but you will see results, be supported by an amazing community, and achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Frances Mata Monsisvais, 35, drove around the parking lot of CrossFit Uru in Phoenix, Arizona, 10 times before she got the courage to walk in.
“I had this perception that (for) CrossFit, you are supposed to be fit, and you can’t go in until you have muscles, and I was nowhere near that. At that time I was … not physically capable of doing a lot. I got out of breath just walking down the street,” Monsisvais said.For two months Monsisvais went to CrossFit once a week. She discovered something incredible—she actually liked exercising.“The coach there, the members, they were amazing. They really welcomed me and my physical capabilities."
Read more about Frances' journey here