Even after the dramatic rise of Crossfit throughout the years you will still come across comments online that say things along the line of “Who cares it’s not a real sport“, “who would want to watch this anyway“, and “nobody wants to watch people workout for time“.
However Crossfit has only continued to grow and especially on YouTube, and even more so in 2021 than previous years.
Between the top 6 most subscribed to Crossfit channels on Youtube, their videos have a total of:
Below we are going to briefly take a look at these 6 channels to see where the community’s attention lies.
We’re not going to even bother explaining who this, but the man himself has recently joined YouTube after announcing his retirement, just 2 months ago.
And, within 2 months the 5x champ has already amassed over 176,000 subscribers along with 2,854,000 views from just 15 total videos.
However, that is nothing compared to the actual Crossfit & Crossfit Games official channels.
Crossfit & Crossfit Games channels
The official channel of Crossfit has the best numbers out of any channel on this list with:
- 1.63 million subscribers
- 450,000,000 total video views
While the Crossfit Games channel has an unknown amount of subscriptions but a total of 383,704,736 total video views.
Although he’s not a Games athlete himself, Richey is perhaps the king of Crossfit content on YouTube when it comes to news, interviews with athletes, memes, and more besides just workout videos.
His channel has grown to:
- 317,000 subscribers
- 103,985,302 total views
The fittest team in history Crossfit Mayhem is also among one of the most watched on YouTube, and for good reason. Mayhem pumps out videos of their training and results multiple times per week.
- 258,000 subscribers
- 46,324,702 total video views
Since the end of the 2020 Crossfit Games Shane and Tia have been putting together an impressive team of athletes that train under the direction of Shane and his PRVN program, with Tia at the forefront.
Now they have been pumping out very high quality videos quite often and their channel has grown recently because of it.
- 148,000 subscribers
- 11,665,925 total video views
Edwardson is currently on the rise within the Crossfit community on YouTube, and for good reason. Edwardson discusses some of the interesting drama that arises between athletes as well as a perspective of Crossfit from a Canadian standpoint.
He often spends time with podium finisher Patrick Vellner and shares some of Vellner’s training secrets.
- 16,100 subscribers
- 2,898,847 total video views