FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):
What is CrossFit?
CrossFit is a core strength & conditioning program whose goal is to prepare you for any physical challenge that comes your way – be it running your next 10k more effortlessly, carrying groceries in one trip, or pulling your boyfriend up a cliff. Best of all – we have a great community who’ll give you constant support and encouragement, and keep you coming back.
What makes CrossFit different from other fitness gym / centers?
What makes it different is that it is constantly varied, functional movements, performed at high intensity. Also compared to any traditional gym, it is a community where all CrossFitters in every box know each other creating camaraderie.
How long are the classes?
Every class runs no longer than 60 minutes.
When is the best time to do CrossFit and what are the rest days?
It is advisable to do CrossFit at least 3 times a week. You may do it every other day – MWF or TTHS. Hence, rest days are in between the workout days. Though if you feel like you need to rest, then take one.
Do I need to have experience in CrossFit or any minimum level of fitness?
No. All those who are interested to do CrossFit for the first time are recommended to take CrossFit Foundations. This will teach you the basics, the proper form of the exercise, and how to do the workout safely. Thus, you’ll be fully prepared for the regular WOD classes of CrossFit.
What if I’m too old or out of shape already?
CrossFit can be done by anyone. Indeed, every workout will be challenging. However, we assure you that we will scale every individual to provide the proper workout that will suit your skill level.
Will I bulk up doing CrossFit?
No. Regardless if you are male or female, body built depends on a lot of factors such as genetics, rest, nutrition, physical activities / exercises and others. In CrossFit Taft, we will help you achieve your fitness goals. It is known in most CrossFit boxes that people who continuously do CrossFit for at least six (6) months loss vast amount of body fat and attain leaner and fitter physique.
I heard that CrossFit can hurt you, is this true?
Yes and no. Anything you do, whether it is basketball, running, or even while you’re resting on a hammock may injure you if you don’t do a specific activity correctly. One of CrossFit’s goals is to teach you the functional movements in order to help you improve your strength and flexibility. Therefore, to lower your chances of getting injured on your daily life activities. At CrossFit Taft, we will teach you the proper form of every exercise and do the workout safely.
Do you sell t-shirts?
Yes! Please do drop by and buy one.