Frequently Asked Questions
1. But I’m not in shape, can I still do CrossFit?
Of course! CrossFit is designed to give you a broad, general, inclusive fitness. Sure, you have to work for it, but you don’t have to already be an olympian when you come in for your first workout. In fact, we love working with ordinary people just as much as we love working with world-class athletes. That’s good news for us because the vast majority of people are ordinary, by definition. Anyway, don’t be afraid to get up off the couch and come see us. We’re here to help. Read why scaling workouts can be a good thing here.
2. I’m an endurance athlete, should I do CrossFit?
Yes! CrossFit makes a great supplement to your endurance training, and actually allows you to cut back a little on your specific sport training. CrossFit will deliver a broader, more general, more inclusive fitness than what your endurance sport can give you. So whether you’re looking for a winter-time break from riding the bike trainer, or for a year-round supplement to your training, come on in and talk to us about how CrossFit can help your performance. See more about endurance training. Checkout http://www.crossfitendurance.com/.
3. How do I know if this is for me?
With an Intro Session! For more details, check out our page on getting started. You’re already doing the right thing by reading our webpage. Take the next step! ome in and see first hand if this is for you! Call us today to set up an Intro Session – (406) 551-2092
4. I know I want to start – what’s next?
With an Intro Session! For more details, check out our page on getting started. You’re already doing the right thing by reading our webpage. Take the next step! Call us today to set up an Intro Session – (406) 551-2092 >
5. But I don’t play sports, why should I do CrossFit?
CrossFit is about more than training to excel in your sport. If you don’t have a sport, that’s just fine. At Bridger CrossFit we teach you to move efficiently and effectively, and we help you become stronger and healthier, so that you can remain independent and keep doing all of the sport OR non-sport activities that you love to do. Gardening, cooking, working on cars, and walking the dog all require a body that is strong, healthy, and fit.
6. I’m too old/too young!
You are never too old OR too young to start CrossFit. If you think you’re too old, talk to one of our coaches. We can address your concerns and help you realize that you’re never too old to slow down your aging process! And if you’re a kid, you may join one of our Kids Classes!
7. I am pregnant/planning a family
Great! We have/had many mommas train with us through out their pregnancies! Every women is different in if and how and when they modify their workouts while pregnat. Our primary concern is a healthy mom and baby. Listen to your body, and train smarter not necessarily harder (that goes for non-preggos too). There are a growing number of resourses about womena and their experiences CrossFitting, during, befor and after babies. Check out this women’s blog how CrossFit prepared her for childbirth (even the getting pregnant part!). Heather Burgeron was an elite level CrossFitter writes about her experience CrossFitting through pregnancy. Check out Jenna’s blog about CrossFitting pre and post baby. Or talk to owner, Natalie Murphy as she completed a workout the morning she gave birth to baby Owen. Still not convinced? Read this woman’s story.
Postpartum? “It is not a race when it comes to recovery and regaining your pre-baby achievements in CrossFit.” Read more from Grosshaupt on CrossFit during, pre and post pregnancy.
8. I did CrossFit once. The workouts were too short and I didn’t feel like I got a workout.
CrossFit can seem counter-intuitive. Our workouts are short but very intense, and they produce results. All the magic happens with the intensity, but it takes practice to be able to push yourself that much. Each gym is its own entity, and while you may has similar experiences in one CrossFit gym, you may have a very different one in another. Come on in, talk to a coach about your concerns, and give it another shot. You might be surprised this time around.