Cross Fit, spin class, boot camp, whatever your workout might be, there has never been a better time for healthy living than now.
The zone is something that every athlete has experienced, but for most people, it is an elusive "x" factor that only comes around on rare occasions. And especially rare when it has to do with burpees.
Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.
As a young adult cancer survivor, I personally believe we need to hear as many triumph stories as we can find. It helps to know others have made it through difficulty and succeeded in their goals. I recently had the privilege of interviewing female boxing champion, Terri Moss.
If you add up the cost of your gym membership, equipment and the cost of additional classes, you may be losing a lot more money than pounds. We breakdown exercise and spending habits to see if they really are correlated to achieve the best balance.
Please allow me to introduce you to Uncle Rhabdo, CrossFit's unofficial and disturbing mascot. Uncle Rhabdo is a cartoon commonly referenced in CrossFit literature and representative of a troubling trend among CrossFitters.
In almost every way, CrossFit has turned the conventional wisdom of fitness on its head. This is largely because the big picture in CrossFit is overall well-being, achieved through nutrition and fitness, coupled with a philosophy of incremental improvement and sense of community.
Just to keep me on my toes, I'm going to resist the urge to use the term "audacious radical fitness zealots" when referring to CrossFit, a strength and conditioning program for what I would call the "over-the-top" athlete.