Choosing a Box
What is a Box?
CrossFit athletes do not join gyms—they join boxes. CrossFit boxes earned their name for obvious reasons—they are often shaped like a box. They also lack the frills common to most gyms. You will not find chrome exercise machines and treadmills inside a CrossFit box. Instead, you will have access to the equipment you need to complete any WOD (workout of the day) as well as the space necessary to perform the exercises.
Hallmarks of a Quality Box
Because CrossFit exploded in popularity in recent years, a rash of boxes popped up across the country. However, not all boxes provide what you need. Below are several indicators of a superior box: