Is it just us or is no one mildly into CrossFit? The people who love CrossFit really love CrossFit... and the rest of the world seems to think the "sport of fitness" is basically out to kill them. While it certainly can be dangerous, it can also be an efficient and powerful addition to an otherwise varied exercise routine, depending on your particular fitness goals. But the intimidating nature of the most hardcore fans might keep you from knowing so.
To help take the intimidation factor down a notch, we spoke to Hollis Molloy, coach and owner at CrossFit Santa Cruz, and Austin Malleolo, head coach at Reebok CrossFit One in Boston, to get the details on what to expect at your first workout.