CrossFit on vacation

With summer travel season coming up and many planning summer trips, it’s important to know that you can “drop in” at other CrossFit gyms to continue pursuing your fitness goals. Generally, gyms charge from $10-45 per drop in session depending on the location and reputation of the gym. It’s important to know the proper drop in etiquette and also what to look for in a gym when choosing where to visit. There are a few ways besides www.google.com to find the closest crossfit gym to where you will be traveling to. ┬áThe most common way is to use the affiliate map on www.crossfit.com. Another good way is to download the DropIn App (http://www.thedropinapp.com/). First let’s talk about what to look for in a gym to drop in. Obviously, location is important You’re on vacation, so you want to be efficient with your time, but not all gyms are created equal! Some key things to look at are their social media and their reviews. See what their gym looks like in their photos. Is the gym overcrowded, or does it look spacious enough to fit large classes? Do you see coaches on the floor, correcting form and instructing, or does it look more like an open gym with supervision? Are warm ups programmed, or do the coaches jump right into a workout? Check out the WODs on their website if...

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