This weekend's team workout Participants smiling in the rain.
It could be argued that the mental benefits of what we do in CrossFit are just as valuable as the physical. Every day we have to face hard challenges, things that scare us, and overcome self doubt by completing physical tasks. The workouts are frequently so difficult we are required to step away from everything else in life and just focus on breathing, lifting, pushing and controlling one's efforts. At the very least this can be great stress relief by helping one escape from one's worries.