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CrossFit:What is it?

CrossFit has been a fitness topic that gets talked quite frequently. At your current gym or club you might have even met people who said they were former crossfitters. Yet what really is CrossFit? Where did it come from? What do they do, and what are the dangers associated with it? Keep reading and we’ll answer those.

The importance of WEIGHT TRAINING by Amanda Abdelrahman

"High intensity resistance training (above 60% of the 1 repetition maximum) causes large increases in strength in the elderly, and resistance training significantly increases muscle size. Resistance training also significantly increases energy requirements and insulin action of the elderly.

Working for the European Week of Sport

Participating in the National Associations Forum (NAF) organized by EuropeActive and working for the promotion of the European Week of Sport in Greece as the representative of the Hellenic Exercise Professionals Association (HEPA). The NAF took place on May 16, 2017 at the Technogym Village in Cesena, Italy.http://ec.europa.eu/sport/week

A Workout Is Not 4% of your Day

Recently I've been seeing more and more social media posts talking about how a workout is only 4% of your day. That's great! Yet it isn't true.

The Effects of Physical Activity on Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, a common condition among adults that is caused by a breakdown of the vein walls typically located in the legs, is most often linked to individuals who experience extended periods of standing or sitting, those who are pregnant, and those who have a genetic predisposition to vein issues. However, a widespread myth is that varicose veins are also connected to those who lead an active lifestyle and participate in physical activities on a regular basis.

Ideas and Strategies to Help You Make Time for Working Out

 Physical activity is something that you know is important, but you put off because you simply don’t have time. You aren’t the only one. Most people don’t ignore exercise because they’re lazy – they simply don’t have room in their schedules. At least they don’t think they do. 

How Exercise Can Facilitate Addiction Recovery

 Addiction can affect your mind for years after your initial bout with substance abuse. That’s why American Addiction Centers and other organizations dedicated to rehabilitation treat addiction recovery as an ongoing process, rather than a one-time event.

Tri Harder

Sunday is typically a day of rest. I often melt into the couch to vegetate, ignoring text messages and phone calls, and making no plans to spend the day with anyone anywhere. Yesterday was an exception.  A remarkable exception at that. 

Orange Theory

I had a blast at Orange Theory last Friday! Trainers must also prioritize their own health and sometimes even we need some external accountability! I have failed in this department and I believe I have identified an error in my priorities. OLD1-    Faith (spiritual- where does my value come from)2-    Family (physical- what are the needs of my family)3-    Work (financial- what are our financial requirements)