In 1999, Steve Wheate's life took a challenging turn when his wife suffered a severe stroke. As a full-time caregiver, he battled loneliness and depression. At 72, he found solace and community in Desert CrossFit, a seniors-only gym. CrossFit not only improved his physical health but also provided meaningful connections, combating loneliness. The power of community in CrossFit goes beyond fitness, offering a supportive network that contributes to mental well-being and a renewed sense of purpose. Steve's story exemplifies the transformative impact of CrossFit on both physical and emotional health, proving that the benefits extend far beyond the gym walls.
Read the full article here on CrossFit.com:
CrossFit | Loneliness Is Making You Sick. CrossFit Can Help.
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