So you’re in your thirties. Hitting the gym every day. Feeling pretty fit. Until a new generation of twenty something youngsters enters the gym. Hitting PR’s almost every week. Getting bigger, leaner and fitter by the day. And there you go: frustration knocks on your door. F*ck, what just happened? How to make progress in Crossfit when you’re over 30?
Do you crash to the floor after a heavy workout?
Lay on your back or sit down against the rack?
Breathing heavy, sweating your butt off, recovering from nausea?
Looks pretty badass cool, right?
Don’t do it! For two reasons:
Every (weighted) sit-up you do causes pressure on your spinal column similar to 340 kg.
Great risk of a hernia, especially for ‘morning athletes’. There a better alternatives.
You want your training to be fun and effective, right? HIT and HIIT training principles offers you that opportunity. Already after two weeks, three times a week training your endurance, muscle strength, metabolism and body composition will improve. Do you want to know more?