When your affiliate is located in a place with sub-zero temperatures, running outside can be a daunting order. Emily Beers talks to affiliates about how they program for frigid climates.
For most of us, heading to CrossFit doesn’t take much prep time.
We throw on tiny Lululemon shorts, knee-high socks and the barefoot shoe of the day, and then we grab a water bottle and head out the door.
But for CrossFitters in winter cities that see hypothermic temperatures for months at a time, it’s a little more challenging than this.
Their mornings include an additional five layers of clothing and a search for the warmest jacket and mittens they can find before heading out the door into Arctic-like conditions for their first WOD: scraping the car and shoveling the driveway.