Is this muscle-building workout as intense as everyone says?
CrossFit’s cult status
Breaking down the characteristics of a CrossFit follower.
Followers’ identifying characteristics
Chalk dust–covered hands; CrossFit T-shirts and hoodies; tendency to work out shirtless
AMRAP (“as many reps/rounds as possible”)
Discussing workout results on the WCCF message board; hanging out pre- and post-workout in the kitchen and sofa areas; eating paleo; checking the WCCF website at midnight for the WOD (workout of the day).
Free intro workouts Sundays at 11am; keeping score and turning the workout into a game on Saturdays; naming an athlete of the month and posting his/her profile online