I have been in the CrossFit industry for seven years now. But in the last year, I set training aside to immerse myself in a yoga practice for 200 consecutive days.
From this project I discovered that these activities are actually extremely similar — they're two separate roads that ultimately lead to the same destination. It took me months to be inspired to write this piece based on how much of a separation there seems to be with people and their health and fitness journeys.
You are either a CrossFitter or a yogi, right? You are into muscles or not. Everywhere I look, individual choices are deemed right versus wrong or good versus bad, when the reality of the situation is that if you are conscious enough to make an effort to improve your health and fitness, you are likely working toward the same goal.
After consistently dedicating myself to both practices, here are the similarities I found: