Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where is your new location?
A. We moved to a bigger, better facility at 30 Muller Avenue at Muller Ave & Slocum Street. We are right around the corner from our old location.
Q. How do I get started?
A. To get started at CrossFit Norwalk call us at 203-939-1040 or email us at email@example.com. Your first class is always free! We offer free intros Saturdays at 9:00am. We offer an On- Ramp Beginners Series. Sign up here for On-Ramp. We also offer personal training.
Q. What is a WOD?
A. WOD stands for Workout Of the Day.
Q. What is a class like?
A. We start with a warm up, followed by mobility and instruction in the skills that we will be using in the WOD. Then we do the WOD! The WOD includes both strength and conditioning.
Q. Are CrossFit workouts long? I don’t have time to spend hours in a gym working out.
A. One of the best aspects of CrossFit is that you can get an amazing workout in a shorter amount of time. CrossFit is Constantly Varied, Functional Movements performed at a High Intensity. What that means is that every day the workout is different and it is the High Intensity that gives you amazing results in a shorter amount of time.
Q. Isn’t CrossFit too hard for an average person to do?
A. CrossFit is accessible to anyone at any fitness level. Every workout can be scaled to your ability, which means reducing the amount of weight used or the number of reps.
Q. Won’t women get bulky if they lift weights?
A. Women do not have enough testosterone to get bulky. Lifting weights is great for losing fat, getting toned, and avoiding osteoporosis.
Q. Do you offer women-only classes?
A. Our 8:30am & 9:30am classes are mostly women and are a great option if you’re looking for a woman’s class. We also specialize in personal training for men & women at all levels.
Q. Do you offer CrossFit Kids classes?
A. Yes we do! Kids ages 6-12 and Teens 13-18. Check our schedule for days & times.
Q. Do you provide babysitting while I workout?
A. Yes! Our M-F 9:30am class & Saturday 11:00am class has babysitting available by reservation.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot in babysitting.
Q. How is CrossFit different than my current gym?
A. When you go to your big gym you are on your own. At CrossFit Norwalk every workout is under the supervision and guidance of a certified trainer. We plan the workouts for you and coach you every step of the way.
Q. I’m in shape already; do I have to do the On Ramp?
A. It is possible to start the group classes without doing the On Ramp if you have some athletic experience. We will discuss this option with you and make an assessment based on your previous experience.
Q. I have some injuries that prevent me from doing certain movements, can I still do CrossFit?
A. Yes. We can make substitutions that will give you a good workout without aggravating your injury.
Q. I’m new to CrossFit, won’t I be uncomfortable working out with more advanced CrossFitters?
A. Everyone is welcome at CrossFit Norwalk from the person who has never done CrossFit before to the elite athlete. We will customize the workout to your abilities so you will get a great workout in a positive atmosphere.