Trump said the Texas shooting was a 'mental health problem.' That's wrong.
"Do I really have to strength train every... single... day?" If you're getting into this strength training stuff, this may be a thought going through your head. Short answer: no. Long answer: it depends.
To maximize your fitness program, strength training should be an equally important partner to aerobic training. This partnership will help these two routines benefit one another, and the end result will be a more balanced approach to fitness with enhanced results.
To be honest, at the end of the day, based on what I know, and despite the flaws I see, the president's routine looks better than 90-percent of the workouts I see at the gym. Could it be better? Of course. But it's certainly a good starting point, and a lot better than what most of us are able to manage.
As told to Sarah Klein Name: Rachel Reso Age: 24 Height: 5'5" Before Weight: 226 pounds How I Gained It: I was eating horribly
Breaking Point: I will never forget it. I went to play flag football one hot afternoon, and I was sweating like never before
Breaking Point: My sister came to visit me for my 40th birthday in May 2012. She's passionate about fitness and healthy living
The idea behind CrossFit is a good one -- it promotes community, the importance of strength training, compound movements, and even healthy competition. The reality of it creates grey areas, and practitioners definitely haven't seen a reduction in patients since the emergence of CrossFit hype in the real world.
You can start implementing each exercise into your workouts, no matter where you are in your strength development. Each exercise is highly customizable and you can include a lot of variety to keep things interesting. Which means no boredom in the weight room!
While my levels of intensity and exercise naturally decreased as these pregnancies progressed, the workouts have yet to stop. Yes, even CrossFit.