Best of Philly

2014 Least Intimidating Way to Try CrossFit

CrossFit PHL

This 3,000-square-foot box (CrossFit argot for “gym”) has everything you need to learn the ropes, including totally chill owner Joey Renzi, who’s loved by in-the-know CrossFitters and the go-to for newbies. On Saturdays and Sundays, his gym hosts one-hour, $10 boot-camp classes meant to introduce you to CrossFit moves without overwhelming you. You just might be enticed to stick around and try the real thing.

1414 South Darien Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147; 215-778-3259;