Will CrossFit Make You Bulky? The Truth About Strength Training

March 11, 2023
Posted in CrossFit
March 11, 2023 Kristin Gillespie


No, CrossFit will not make you bulky

The myth that CrossFit will make you bulky is based on the idea that lifting heavy weights automatically leads to large, bulky muscles. But the truth is that building muscle mass requires a lot of effort and dedication, and it’s not something that happens overnight or by accident.

In fact, the women who do CrossFit and have a muscular physique have worked incredibly hard to achieve that level of fitness. They have followed a strict nutrition plan, trained regularly, and pushed themselves to their physical limits. The average person who does CrossFit will see many benefits from the workouts, but building bulky muscles is not one of them.

Women are no exception

It’s also important to note that women who are worried about being bulky and doing CrossFit have nothing to worry about. Women do not have as much testosterone as men, which means they are not predisposed to building large, bulky muscles. Rather, women who participate in CrossFit will typically develop a lean, toned physique that is both strong and functional.

The benefits of CrossFit are numerous, and include increased strength, endurance, and flexibility. With proper coaching, you can learn the proper form and technique for each exercise, which will help you prevent injury and maximize your results. Plus, the variety of workouts in CrossFit means you’ll never get bored and will always be challenged.

In conclusion, if you’re worried about getting bulky from doing CrossFit, you can put those fears to rest. CrossFit is an excellent way to improve your overall fitness and achieve a lean, toned physique. Women should not be afraid of CrossFit, and instead should embrace the opportunity to challenge themselves and achieve their fitness goals.

At PAC, we offer Pack60 & Pack90, both of which are CrossFit centric. We highly recommend Pack60 for our beginning CrossFit athletes. Speak with us today to find out which program is best for you.

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Kristin Gillespie

Kristin Gillespie is the co-owner and marketing manager of Pack Athletic Club (PAC). In addition to her work at PAC, Kristin is actively involved in empowering women in gaming and tech industries through various initiatives. She believes that women should have equal representation in all areas of life and is dedicated to creating opportunities for women to thrive and succeed.


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