Good stuff right here.
The past week, a disturbing article about Crossfit has been circulating the “social media sphere.” Normally, I wouldn’t even bother commenting on articles like that, because I don’t feel qualified or I simply don’t care. But today- I am qualified, and I do care.
LISTEN PEOPLE. I’m going to get on my soap box, and I promise it will be brief, but I need you to listen. CrossFit is not the problem. Ignorant people are.
Is Rhabdomyolsis real? YES.
Is it something that can be acquired from doing CrossFit? YES
Does CrossFit cause Rhabdomyolsis? NO. IGNORNANT PEOPLE DOING STUPID STUFF DOES.
People, do your homework, for the love of all things true. Exercise is, in its nature, dangerous. If you push the body beyond its capable means, you will hurt yourself. People have died from running Marathons, lost limbs in the weight room, and broken bones, torn labrums…
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