CrossFit RSS



Activating the Master Metabolic Regulator through Exercise

Activating the Master Metabolic Regulator through Exercise When working out, the metabolic system of your body responds to exercise so as to give you more energy. While we appreciate these mechanisms, rarely do we examine the molecules involved in the processes. For instance, have you ever stopped to ask yourself what is responsible for turning on the processes involved in breaking down energy reserves to fuel your CrossFit workouts? Have you been curious to know what primes your muscles so that they can receive nutrients during the post-workout window? Well, one of the key molecules referred to as AMPK plays a central role as a metabolic regulator and facilitates all these activities. Understanding the Nature of AMPK This is an...

Continue reading



Ab Routine

The Mountain climber To lose fat and tone your lower ab muscles you must engage in aerobic exercise. Mountain climber luckily for you, provides a total-body and cardiovascular workout. You can expect to work your shoulders, abs, quads, and more, while also increasing your heart rate. Begin in a plank position, palms to the ground and arms straight out in front of you, right underneath your shoulders same as the push-up position. Your legs must be extended in a straight line. You must maintain your back in a flat position and your arms in the same position throughout, quickly tuck your right knee toward your chest, then jump it back to the ground as you simultaneously pull your left leg toward your...

Continue reading



How to Prevent Potential Cross Fit Injuries

How to Prevent Potential Cross Fit Injuries CrossFit has been known to expose individuals to many and diverse forms of exercise. Loading these exercises with weight when one is not yet readily prepared may lead to injury. Some of these injuries can however be prevented. Those who’ve been injured before for example, are at a much greater risk of experiencing the same kind of injury. Therefore, training without fully recovering is risky and should be avoided. The combination of heavy and technical lifts, and time restraints is likely to "wake up" old injuries.  CrossFit has fastened our exposure to innovative bodyweight and Olympic style lifting techniques. The average consumer of fitness doesn't however know how best to "consume" the sources...

Continue reading



How to Prevent Potential Cross Fit Injuries

How to Prevent Potential Cross Fit Injuries CrossFit has been known to expose individuals to many and diverse forms of exercise. Loading these exercises with weight when one is not yet readily prepared may lead to injury. Some of these injuries can however be prevented. Those who’ve been injured before for example, are at a much greater risk of experiencing the same kind of injury. Therefore, training without fully recovering is risky and should be avoided. The combination of heavy and technical lifts, and time restraints is likely to "wake up" old injuries.  CrossFit has fastened our exposure to innovative bodyweight and Olympic style lifting techniques. The average consumer of fitness doesn't however know how best to "consume" the sources...

Continue reading



Get Fit At Home

How to Get Fit at the Comfort of Your Home- No Gym! At the beginning of every year, millions of people make resolution goals to live healthier and get in better shape.However, hitting the gym each day can feel like more effort than it’s worth. You start by missing one workout, and then two, then sooner or later morale and motivation decreases drastically. A backup plan is therefore very much needed. Working out in your living room may seem less effective than using fancy gym equipment, but you might just be surprised at how well a workout using just your body weight as resistance does the trick.In fact, you may be able to reach all your goals at home. What...

Continue reading