Crush Your First CrossFit Class With Our Cheat Sheet

By , Melissa Rudy, Health & Fitness Journalist
If your idea of CrossFit is a group of grunting, super-buff weightlifters who will laugh you out of the gym, it's time to send those stereotypes packing. Even the most accomplished CrossFitters started somewhere, and the majority are extremely welcoming to newcomers.

The only way to determine if CrossFit is for you is to dive in and try a class. But before you go, check out our handy cheat sheet to learn the basic equipment, etiquette and terminology (what the heck is a WOD, anyway?). Learn it, print the graphic and share it with anyone else who's curious about crossing over into the fittest land of all.