FAQs

What is CrossFit Matthews?

CrossFit Matthews offers a training methodology in which we use real-world, functional movements performed for various amounts of time, with a variety of weight and intensity. The combination of these simple and complex movements yields preparedness in day-to-day life, and growth in overall fitness.

Is CrossFit Matthews for me?

Functional fitness is for everyone. Movements vary by degree, not kind. All ages,
abilities, fitness-levels and experiences can be found in CrossFit gyms all over the
world.

How long are the workouts?

Sessions are an hour long. A typical session will have: warm-up; explanation of exercises; strength and/or skill training; cardio or metabolic conditioning.

Am I going to get bulky?

We offer a healthy balance of strength training and conditioning. You will be a leaner, more toned version of yourself. If your goal is to put on size, we can help you with that, too.

Will I risk getting injured? / What if I have a previous injury?

With the help of our trained coaches, you will be guided to perform each exercise correctly and safely as to avoid injury at all costs. Should you have any injury, ailment or limited ability prior to joining, please let your coach know so that we may accommodate you with an exercise that is safe for you.

Is CrossFit Matthews worth the price?

Absolutely! Each day, you will have the opportunity to be guided through exercises, start to finish, with other like-minded individuals. Your workouts are methodically programmed for you in an enjoyable environment that is convenient for you. Every workout is different, with an opportunity to learn something new, every day. Leave the hard stuff for us; you just have to show up.

What if I’m intimidated? / What if it’s too difficult?

As a new member, you will be required to complete Fitness 101 wherein we teach you everything you need to know about the movements we use. From there, you will have the confidence to join other members in regularly scheduled sessions.

Do you have an open gym policy?

Currently, we have an all-coaching facility. Our coaches want you to benefit from the instruction we have to offer to keep you safe and move well during regularly scheduled sessions. We will be introducing a coached open gym in the future.