Crossfit and the principles that guide them

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You may or may not have heard of crossfit. It is a type of training that has many followers across the world particularly in the armed forces but don’t hold that against it. I don’t necessarily agree with everything that the founders and followers espouse but I certainly have a close affinity to the following description about training, fitness and nutrition –

 “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, pirouettes, flips, splits, and holds. Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. Routine is the enemy. Keep workouts short and intense. Regularly learn and play new sports.
~Greg Glassman “

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