Florida Ranks Tenth in States That Won't Shut the Hell Up About CrossFit

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We all have at least one Facebook friend who is all about CrossFit. They post sweaty pictures of themselves lifting heavy shit and hitting tires with a giant hammer and making strained faces that, if they're not popping veins in their foreheads, they are -- at the very least -- causing some serious hemorrhoids.

And they are really, really devoted to it.

How devoted? They won't shut the fuck up about it. That's how.

And now, thanks to estately.com, all 50 states (and D.C.) have been ranked in terms of how much they won't shut the fuck up about it.

And, not surprisingly, the Sunshine State comes in at number ten.

CrossFit has undoubtedly become the aerobicizing of our day (we can already see the CrossFit Nazis hitting up the blog and commenting the shit out of how angry we just made them by saying that). It's intense, it's merciless, and it's led to a lot of avoidable injuries.

But we digress.

It's an exercise craze that's taken over and shows no signs of slowing down. That is, unless you throw your back out or strain the vertebrae in your neck.

According to Forbes, to date, there are 6,000 CrossFit-affiliated gyms worldwide, as the phenomenon of lifting truck tires and doing lunges with kettle balls has grown into almost cult-like status.

You know you're a part of the cult if you know what WOD means.

So where does Florida stack up in not being able to shut the hell up about it?

Florida comes in 15th in residents per CrossFit affiliate and fourth overall in Google Trends Score when people search for "CrossFit."

Florida also comes in 23rd in the nation in percentage of Facebook users expressing interest in CrossFit.

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That all comes out to a tenth-overall ranking, which is pretty much We Talk a Lot About This CrossFit Stuff.

The only surprising thing about that is the ranking seems a bit low, given the amount of CrossFitters we see all over the damned place.

You can see the full rankings here.

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10 comments
Alex Castro
Alex Castro

Ricardo Flores yeah, shut up you dick!

Safe Journey
Safe Journey

i wish they would show more respect to business's around them, one right across the street where i work, and they are disrupting businesses by being in the middle of the road, running across the street without looking, taking parking spaces that dont belong to crossfit, ect....

James Kendall
James Kendall

How the hell are we not first? I can't imagine any more douche bags babbling on about fucking truck tires. #stfu

Liz Tracy
Liz Tracy

When I did Crossfit, I talked about it all the time too. I think it's cause it makes you feel so good.

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