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
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
It is quite difficult for a beginner to understand the variety of areas offered by fitness clubs today and to choose the type of training suitable for himself. In this article we will tell you what Pilates is, what are the basic principles of this system of exercises, with what other types of fitness it needs to be combined in a weekly plan of training sessions, so that the effect on the body is multilateral and most beneficial for health.
Pilates is an author’s method of physical preparation, which was first called counter-therapy. It, during the First World War, was invented by Joseph Pilates. Continue reading
In the past few years, the unconditional components of the fashionable image have become a slender, toned body with muscles pumped, but slightly, perfect posture and easy gait. Famous stylists insist that these parameters will be relevant for at least another decade.
I want to be in the trend, but have never been and don’t know where to start training in the gym? Remember the step-by-step instructions with examples from the American bodybuilding star, elegant and sophisticated Jamie Eason.
What to wear in the gym
Of course, you can train in the “old”, but it is better to do this in a modern sports form. She will give confidence, and the cost of her purchase will become an additional motivator that will not allow to flinch and refuse to achieve the goal. By the way, some clubs insist on the observance of a dress code, and “tattered” in slippers will simply not be allowed to attend classes. Continue reading
The nine-month period of bearing a child is certainly not a reason to quit training. If you did not pay attention to the body before pregnancy, then its onset is an occasion when you need to start exercising. Moreover, it is necessary immediately for two – for you and the baby growing inside.
Fitness Benefits for Pregnant
Can pregnant women go to the fitness room? Here are the evidence-based medical arguments for it. Moderate physical activity during pregnancy:
accelerate blood flow, enhance tissue respiration, activate metabolism;
prevent the occurrence of fetal hypoxia;
lower the concentration of meconium in the amniotic fluid, reducing the risks of pathological development of the cardiovascular and nervous system of the unborn child; Continue reading