For under $350, Tony Budding and Rory McKernan traveled to Tuscon, Ariz., on the Southwest Airlines Ding program. While there, they visited Jennifer Higgins and Carl Wells of CrossFit Works, who talked about training female athletes.
Higgins explained that many women are intimidated by weights and pull-ups and bring up traditional worries including “getting too bulky.” A look at some of the top women in CrossFit usually convinces new CrossFitters that lifting heavy is OK, and Higgins says CrossFit Works actually has more females than males.
30 thrusters (65/105 lb.)
Additional video: On Being a Trainer by Greg Glassman, published Aug. 1, 2007.