There are a lot of different workouts that are being practiced all around the world. They are claiming to be the most effective in making people lose weight. Many also claim that they have the safest and fastest way in reaching the goal look and weight of a person in any age.
In almost all the gym in the world, crossfit classes are offered. They are for the young and the adult alike. They strengthen and condition the body. Many people take this class when they want to join any competition that would need the body to be strong. For example, weight lifting competitions and for children they take this class because it is a whole body workout.
Considering crossfit classes are done to workout the entire body, there are a lot of different kinds of equipment used to reach that ultimate goal. The use of dumbbells, kettle bells, medicine balls, gymnastic rings, pull up bars and jump ropes are the equipment that helps in working out the whole body. Using these tools from different disciplines would work not only a section of the anatomy, but all of it from the core to the hamstrings to the back of the individual. There are also the cardio exercises that are used to keep the metabolism working. Of course the appropriate wardrobe is needed when one is working out in a gym.
What is it?
Crossfit is an exercise routine that uses high intensity varied functional movement. This is one reason why they claim that they can make people sweat a lot more than any other exercise program out there. They use aerobics, gymnastics, weight lifting, swimming, running among other exercise to interchange in their program. Classes usually are an hour long. They have warm ups, the main workout of the day and then the warm down. Stretching is also included in the program for it prepares the muscles into the workout. The intensity of the workout depends on the age and ability of the participants. The ability of a participant is also assessed before putting them in a crossfit class. The experience of a participant is also considered. They can be beginners and they will be worked on a beginner’s class. If they have been doing it for some time they can be placed in an intermediate or advanced class. Knowing your own ability will help you keep up with the class. For young people they have a different exercise plan. They might be more on the aerobics and gymnastic part of the class rather than the weight lifting or boxing part.