Posts Tagged ‘Pilates’

CrossFit, Yoga to be among 2014 fitness trends

Top fitness trends for 2014 are expected to include high-intensity interval training, such as CrossFit, and yoga, according to the American College of Sports Medicine. (Ammentorp/

Move over Pilates and Zumba.

Hot fitness trends for 2014 include high-intensity interval training — think CrossFit and P90X — and body-weight training, such as push-ups, pull-ups and planks.

Also, yoga is expected to get even bigger. (more…)

So you want to try a mud run? Great options for beginners are races that come in at the 5K distance like the Warrior Dash, Spartan Race Sprint, or other short-distance obstacle runs. Many of these events require you to scale walls, scramble over cargo nets, leap over fire and crawl through mud. Here’s some advice.

Forget about timing

Regardless of how many 5Ks you may have run, forget about projecting a finishing time. Instead, use your first obstacle course race as a benchmark for the future. Course conditions on an extreme run can change dramatically based on location, weather, and the wave of participants in which you find yourself. (more…)

One size does not fit everyone and with the variety of fitness programs out there, there can be many ways people can get in shape. But following the below commandments are critical to creating a safe, efficient and high level training environment. Whether you do P90x, Crossfit, functional training, Pilates or weight training, following the below principles will make for a better overall training program.

Pilates – Renaissance in the Fitness World

Posted: March 1, 2013 by kirisyko in Crossfit, SykOtic