Several years ago I found a unique fitness community that I wish had existed when I was a little girl. One thing that I have loved about CrossFit from the beginning is that it has never limited me based on the fact that I am a woman. Prior to CrossFit, I did not know what I was capable of simply because no other sport has ever demanded so much from me. I think all the way back to elementary school when girls were told to do "flexed arm hang" while the boys did pull ups. Girls were instructed to do "girl push-ups" on there knees while the boys did "real" push-ups.
This sent the message, from a very early and impressionable age, that as women we are not capable of the same things as men. So. So. Wrong...Read More