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The biggest problem with Crossfit really isn't Crossfit. It's the licensing model, and how quickly someone with no prior experience training people can open up their own Crossfit gym (or box as they like to call it). However, more on that later as it pertains to selecting a particular Crossfit gym. Exercise Selection With Crossfit you will experience a ...


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In short: An emphasis on optimising reps over time for long periods, with lower emphaisis on correct form. Crossfit isn't inherintly bad because of the exercises it emphasises. There are plenty of questions here that cover the idea that there is no one best way to exercise. People can have preferences, there are programs that are good at reaching goals ...


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This is a WAG, but, if I were you, I'd pay close attention to your symptoms. What you describe may be the onset of Piriformis syndrome which is common in runners. I would include a piriformis stretch in your routine if you are not already doing it.


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Another issue, which hasn't been discussed above, but which is the reason why I stopped doing crossfit, is the fact that cross fit focuses on exercise and not on goal-oriented training. This lack of emphasis on goal oriented training makes it hard for beginners to learn and work up to the more difficult and complex movements, potentially leading to injury. ...


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Ali, your current exercise routine goes: 30 mins treadmill jogging - 260 calories 10 mins cycling - 40 calories Subway both times - daily lunch/dinner from Subway (correct me if the assumption is wrong) Questions: Apart from Subway meals, do you consume any other snacks or meals? Did you perform your exercises everyday? What's your current ...


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Don't be dis-heartened, you may have started to tone, and may of actually started to lose inches, so you should take measurements as well as using the scales. I often find that clients have lost no weight, yet they have lost 2 inches around their waist. As per previous comments, a week is a very short time to see a difference. When you exercise more ...


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Assuming an active lifestyle, you need to start with knowing how many calories you need to maintain your weight. The easiest way to do that is to maintain a food diary. Record everything you eat and drink. The simple act of recording your caloric intake will remove all guess work. Once you've established how many calories you need to maintain, simply cut ...



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