Crossfit's intense workouts are a polarising subject of discussion. It seems the first rule of Crossfit club is that you must never shut up about Crossfit club, and on the flip side, the sport (routine? Discipline? Hobby?) has its share of haters. So let's take a minute to cut through that for anyone who's intrigued but isn't sure what they would be getting into and whether it's worthwhile.
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Video: Feeling flabby as you sit at your desk? That's the exact problem this set of exercises was designed to prevent. We've mentioned it before -- the 5BX workout developed for the Royal Canadian Air Force. But today we are happy to bring you these famous exercises in the form of a video (er, film reel).
Would it surprise you to learn that almost no distance runners complete traditional speed workouts? No, your tempo run, fartlek workout, or interval session on the track doesn't count. We're talking about speed development -- a type of workout that's more common among sprinters.
We know small business owners work like dogs and love what they do, but they still need to look after their own health and wellbeing. If you're a running a small business and you're feeling sluggish but don't want to leave your desk, here's a five-minute exercise routine you can do to wake your body up.
Some days I just don't want to work out for an hour at the gym. And you know what? Sometimes workouts don't even need to be that long. Whenever I want to be in and out of the gym but still build strength and endurance, my go-to is this challenging, make-you-gasp-for-air workout called a barbell complex.
Video: This one will get you sweaty, but it's totally worth it. If you're in your good work clothes, bookmark this for later today, or just grab your cleanup kit and get going.