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7 Reasons Why CrossFit Athletes Hate Wall Balls

5. They hit you directly in your face.

Problem: failure can be painful.


Don’t push to failure. When your hands burn out to fast, you actually can get hit directly in your face. Fox example do not try to attempt to do all 150 reps of Karen at once. As a beginner divide them into 15 sets of 10s. Maybe even 30 of 5. Keep your hand-exhaustion under control and your eyes on the ball. You can try with bringing your hands down for a quick rest, while the ball is flying up and down.

Learn how to catch the ball properly. If you are a total beginner do them with a soft ball.

Keep the right distance from the wall: approximately 0,5 meter from the wall.

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