I was not lucky enough to start CrossFit at a young age and so time is of the essence in order to peak quickly. Having tis attitude, I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but these have allowed me to reflect and learn. I’m now just over 18 months into my CrossFit journey and I’m still coming across new things. I’m always finding new and better ways of moving and generally thinking ‘I wish I knew that before’. I’m bigger, faster and stronger than I’ve ever been. I feel great, so CrossFit must be the best thing ever, right? Yes and no. Both physically and mentally CrossFit has been a life changer. But the downside is that there is no guidebook through this journey. I have made countless mistakes that at times have caused injury or illness. There was no one to point out my blatant errors.
Here are a few things which I wish someone would have told me to do sooner in order to enable me to train smarter: