CrossFit is a high intensity training regimen designed to push your body farther and harder than you ever thought possible, something that many athletes and non-athletes alike have adopted with enthusiasm. The nature of this training method combined with its increasing popularity have lead to an increased prevalence of CrossFit-related injuries. In fact, according to the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine about 20% of CrossFit participants have injured themselves doing CrossFit.
So how can you continue participating in this highly effective (and addictive) training program, but minimize your risk of injury? Read on for our 5 tips to help avoid Crossfit injuries: