No. It will actually be more beneficial if you start CrossFit without any knowledge of how to exercise. You get to learn the important fundamentals right off the bat. This will allow you to develop a great base. Exercising without coaching can lead to improper form, muscular imbalances, and higher risk for injury.
CrossFit is absolutely safe when done correctly. In our Elements program we teach you proper mechanics for these functional movements in a safe, intensity-free, 1:1 personal training environment. During your time at CrossFit Franklin your coaches will continue to monitor and correct your movements in the regular group setting, as safety is our #1 priority. […]