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Cr8ssFit: Friend or Foe?

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It is a growing concern, CrossFit, but what’s the deal? Is it bad for you? Is it good for you? Truth is, I really want to give it a chance. I mean yes, I’ve read from the critics and from the lovers. It seems that though CrossFit may cause injuries, so does every other workout. Any inexperience person will hurt themselves if they divert their form.

So, this article from Body Building has said it right, and explains why CrossFit has been dogmatized in many shapes and forms, and while some may be true, it is not fair to solely criticize it as being the only system that can negatively impact your body, as any system, not performed correctly can harm you. This goes beyond simply training, and also applies to everything in life.

WHAT IS CROSSFIT?

In the simplest of terms, CrossFit can be defined as a strength and conditioning system that is designed to promote both broad and targeted physical fitness. The system combines a wide variety of exercises to ensure that a total fitness level is achieved, ensuring balance in the body. This is obtained through a combination of workouts in:

  • Weight lifting or Weight training
  • Sprinting or Distance Running
  • Gymnastics

In order to gain the most benefit from the CrossFit program, someone training through CrossFit should be at least moderately familiar or proficient in key areas that equal what CrossFit refers to as “10 fitness domains”:

  • Respiratory and cardio endurance
  • Stamina
  • Strength
  • Coordination
  • Flexibility
  • Power
  • Speed
  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Accuracy

CrossFit was created to focus on working across each of the 10 domains. According to CrossFit, this is achieved by promoting neurological and hormonal adaptations across all of the metabolic pathways is in the body.

 

CrossFit, inevitably, has a reputation, but judging from word of mouth and a ‘reputation’, that is not my thing and should never become yours. Always create your own opinions and conclusions in life. Otherwise, you may miss out in Life.

I will see you on the CrossFit field!

Don’t Sabotage Your Health, Take Control!

WOW, AMAZING SHOW !

Watch this and enjoy all the lessons that Celebrity trainer, Jim Karas, and Marilyn Denis present. It’s fun, you will love it.

Let me tell you a little something about it then make sure to watch it all:

Jim Karas teaches us  that energy can be sabotaged through what we eat, how we sleep and what we drink, and how we must be careful about how we are exercising and what supplements we are taking. All these can harm you, how? Watch this segment:

http://www.marilyn.ca/HealthFitness/segments/Daily/November2014/11_5_2014/EnergySabotagers

 

Do you exercise a lot? Do you do a lot of cardio? Be careful, because this is not the best result, Let me tell you why…

Karas talks about strength training and how working out your muscle tissue is the best form of workout. Cardio is not the healthiest workout because it eats your muscle and muscle is good for you to be fit.

Excessive cardio (30 to 40, or more, minutes of cardiovascular activity) is bad for joints, diminishes the immune system, hard on the heart muscle, burns muscle and makes you hungrier.

Don’t  rely on your scale! Because muscle weights! Lets listen to more details:

http://www.marilyn.ca/HealthFitness/segments/Daily/November2014/11_5_2014/KicktheCardio

 

Do you wish you never have to deal with health concerns such as heartburn, acid reflex, constipation, dandruff, and migraines? Yes! Here is some natural remedies you should take a look at by Nutritionist Miranda Malisani:

THIS IS VERY INTERESTING!

http://www.marilyn.ca/HealthFitness/segments/Daily/November2014/11_5_2014/CureallsKitchen

 

Muscle torches more calories that fat, even at rest. Therefore the more muscle you have the faster your metabolism and burning capabilities.

Expert Jim Karas shares his exercises for building one of the biggest muscles we have – our glutes!

Watch this and take note:

Work these cheeks!

http://www.marilyn.ca/HealthFitness/segments/Daily/November2014/11_5_2014/BoostingGluteWorkout

 

Watch all these segments and you will be shocked! I absolutely LOVED this episode of the Marilyn Denis Show!

ENJOY!