Nutrition - Good nutrition forms the base of our hierarchy of physical development. There are a lot of myths around eating right and eating healthy so we’ll try to keep to some basic principles. - Eat whole foods: Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, a little starch and avoid refined sugar. For the most part, if it has a long list of ingredients then it’s not a whole food. If it has ingredients that sound like a chemical, that you can’t pronounce or don’t know
How did you hear about CrossFit and what was your first experience/WOD? I first heard about it through Susie at pole. Came and tried out the free Sunday bootcamps in the square before starting properly. When did you first come to CrossFit Ancoats Manchester? I've been coming since August 2018. How many days do you CrossFit? What classes do you normally take (times and specialties)? Between 3-5 sessions a week depending on my schedule. Usually do weekday 5:30 or 6:30 classes.
What is Intensity? "Intensity is the independent variable most commonly associated with maximising favourable adaptation to exercise.” Greg Glassman In short and simple terms - intensity can can be seen as how fast or how much work you can get done. In physiology this translates to: Intensity is the amount of physical power that the body uses when performing an activity So intensity is defined as power. Power is equal to force x distance divided by time. This means that inten
26 Essential CrossFit Terms WoD - Workout of the Day Box - a CrossFit gym, where the WoD happens Metcon - Metabolic Conditioning a form of WoD For Time - indicates that you should complete the task as quickly as possible AMRAP - As Many Rounds/Reps as Possible RFT - Rounds for Time EMOM - Every Minute on the Minute Tabata - 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest for 8 rounds - brutal Chipper - a type of WoD with may reps of many movements that you ‘chip’ away at until complet