Why crossfit is needed
In a number of areas of fitness, crossfit is a separate line. This is one of the most fashionable areas of physical fitness among adherents of a healthy lifestyle was invented in 1996. The idea came about after an appeal by the head of one of the police stations in the California city of Santa Cruz to a former gymnast and weightlifter, professional gym instructor Greg Glassman, with a request to tighten the general physical training of his subordinates.
The developed technique turned out to be so in demand that in 2000, Glassman made a completely logical step for the Americans. He creates the CrossFit Inc corporation, patenting the Trademark, methods of physical daily training (WOD), a system for training and certification of trainers, conditions for affiliation of crossfit halls. In 2007, the first “live” competitions were held, and today all fans, even those who practice independently, have the opportunity to measure their strength not only in regional and international competitions, but also in CrossFit Open online games. Continue reading
How to choose a gym: expectation and reality
For many, a new life begins on Monday – on the first working day they postpone going to the gym. This is especially true in early spring, when everyone wants to “lose weight by the summer” or simply improve their health, undermined by hypovitaminosis.
How to choose a gym – setting unobvious priorities
Where, if not in the gym, does the atmosphere favor active sports? Around only fitness equipment, athletes, does not pull to lie down your favorite bed and something to eat a full refrigerator. Most of the people are lost which gym to choose for themselves: they are looking for the largest, tricked out, so that it has a pool, a sauna, and a friendly administrator … But in reality, these are just the points that are final in importance when choosing a place for classes. Continue reading
Pilates for harmony of body and soul
Each of us seeks to enjoy life.
As a rule, we begin to get this pleasure only when we are healthy, mobile, live without stress and unnecessary stress. But in fact there are only a few such people. For such sensations and life in full, a person needs to achieve a balance of physical, mental and spiritual qualities. Through visualization, muscle strengthening, stretching, proper breathing, supplying oxygen to cells and organs, we cleanse the blood and use more brain cells.
Such a resumption of the work of the whole organism, its general strengthening and healing becomes the first step towards harmony and getting the most out of life.
Unleashing the potential always begins with faith in one’s abilities, and Pilates pays a lot of attention to the correct psychological attitudes – setting the goal and the desire to achieve it. Continue reading