10 Facts About Crossfit

10 Amazing Facts about Crossfit

Here at inkthreadable, we're proud to provide a range of men's crossfit T-Shirts and women's crossfit T-Shirts that are perfect for wearing while you're working out. To celebrate the launch of our gym fashion clothing range, we thought we'd give you a bit of trivia with 10 facts you might not know about crossfit.

  1. People think of crossfit as the latest new fad, but it's actually been around since 2000. Founded by Greg Glassman, crossfit has grown to nearly 10 million members!

  2. Crossfit is used in fitness training for the Canadian Forces and the Royal Danish Life Guards.

  3. Ever done the “Murph” WOD? It's actually named after Michael Murphy – a navy lieutenant killed in Afghanistan in 2005.

  4. Have you got an “I met pukey” T-Shirt? These T-Shirts show a clown being sick, usually awarded the first time a workout makes you vomit!

  5. Many celebrities use crossfit to keep fit, such as Matt Damon. He used crossfit to build a huge physique for his rugby playing character in the movie “Invictus”.

  6. Crossfit is a great way of keeping fit no matter what your age. In the 2010 Crossfit Games the oldest female competitor was 57 and the oldest male competitor was 58.

  7. What's the toughest WOD? According to the Crossfit Forums it's “Kalsu” - 100 thrusters at 135lbs for time, and every minute on the minute you must complete 5 burpees.

  8. The majority of crossfitters are female. According to a recent study, over 60% of crossfit membership holders are female.

  9. Crossfit regularly raises money to good causes. Crossfit raises money through “Crossfit for hope”, and 100% of donations go to charity.

  10. One of the main aspects of crossfit is it's broad appeal and lack of focusing on just one sport or discipline. According to founder Greg Glassman, “our speciality is not specialising”.

Make no mistake, crossfit is a great way to stay in shape. And with our range of men's and women's crossit T-Shirts, you can stay stylish while you work out. Check out our huge range today!

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