You've heard of the cross fit fad, right? Flipping GIANT tires, pulling on giant ropes & jumping on all kinds of stuff. Here's an example:
16% of people drop out of cross fit after injury, according to this. Now, here are some examples of how cross fit could SERIOUSLY hurt you.
1 - Detatched Retnas
One guy working with tension bands had the rubber strap snap & fly back into his eye.
2 - Rhabdomyolysis
When you work TOO hard, the fibers in your muscles could break down & release their cells into your blood stream. That could lead to kidney failure & possibly death.
3 - Men at higher risk
Likely, because we're stubborn. Women are more likely to ask for trainer assistance.
4 - Your back & shoulders are most at risk.
There is an average of about 3 injuries for every 1000 hours of CrossFit.
5 - You'll pee your pants. (Watch this video, he will explain.)