This was originally posted at http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13098/6-powerful-ways-crossfit-changes-lives.html
“By now, we’ve all heard the negatives that seem to accompany CrossFit: it’s dangerous, it leads to injury, it makes you bulk up … but what about the other side of the coin? What is it about CrossFit that’s got everyone talking?
Many people who stumble into this world of CrossFit emerge as changed people. I’m not talking about the physical changes. (Though of course, they’re a bonus!) For CrossFitters, the greatest transformation is in the mind. I’d like to share some of the shifts I have witnessed firsthand, in everyday people, after two and a half years of running a CrossFit gym.” – Kristi Hrivnak, Owner of CrossFit Vortex.
Here’s the list. Read more at the link above.
1. They walk taller.
2. They embrace the booty [or insert least favorite body part here].
3. They unleash their inner athlete.
4. They think stronger.
5. They surprise themselves.
6. They let go of judgement.