Differentiating between training, testing, and competing is vital to your progress. Confuse them at your peril.
As Amy Kievit wrote in Crossfit Journal of her struggles with anxiety and stress, “My only real salvation during that time was knowing I would feel good the next time I went to a CrossFit class. I held on to that knowledge to help get me through some rough parts. Some days it was the only thing I looked forward to.”
More professional sports are implementing CrossFit workouts, as it is dynamic and adaptable and improves cardio, power, speed, stamina and agility.