CrossFit has a complicated reputation in the fitness world. Founded by Greg Glassman (dubbed the "King of CrossFit") in 2000, it started to pick up more steam in 2012 as thousands of people traded treadmill runs for box jumps and rope climbs. But not everyone was happy with this new development.
Physical therapists worried about the backs of their patients while yogis assumed CrossFit was just for the hard-core, paleo dieters of the world. So when four-time CrossFit Games athlete Julie Foucher stopped by the mbg office, we decided to get to the bottom of some of the biggest myths we've heard about CrossFit.
Here are four myths Julie wants us to stop believing: