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Why Functional Fitness is the Best Workout for Beginners



Gyms have officially opened up and maybe you’ve realized that starting a fitness routine is the best idea for your future health. The problem is you’re scared. It’s been years since you’ve done any kind of physical activity and you don’t even know how to work those machines at the globo gym.


You know you want to lose a couple pounds and now that you’ve thought about it, packing on a little bit of muscle isn’t a bad idea. You’ve heard about those bootcamp workouts in the park, cycling studios, and of course the classic globo gym. These all seem like great options, and they all have their place but they all have 1 thing in common.


Lack of individualized coaching. In each of these scenarios you would be on your own when it comes to movement technique and any issues you might encounter during your workout. The bootcamps and cycling classes are so large that the coach cannot correct everyone individually. This then leads to improper movement patterns and injury over time.


Now, I am not here to bash other forms of fitness, they all have their place and I have respect for each and every one of them. But when you’re a complete beginner I do not believe they are the ideal starting point.


I know the word CrossFit makes some people cringe. Especially as a beginner you think you need to be in shape before you can even attempt to start. You’ve seen the ads and competitions on TV of