Warming up and stretching is a must before any forms of exercising. By doing so, youincrease the speed of muscle contraction, blood and nutrient flow to the muscles, and decrease muscle resistance. In addition, higher temperatures cause hemoglobin to lose affinity for oxygen, leading to increased oxygen uptake by muscle. Always ensure to warm down after exercising too, it’s just as important as the warm up.
Crossfit Warm Up Routine Yoga Stretching Yoga is a great way to increase your flexibility via a number of excellent poses and stretches. Increase the flexibility in your hip flexes, lower back and hamstrings, all of which will aid you in a number of Crossfit exercises which require a great range of movement. Throw in some yoga stretches before and after workout and see the results for yourself.
Stretch your Hamstrings
Warrior Poses Excellent for stretching your hip flexes and groin muscles
What is Crossfit?
Run, lift, throw, jump, sweat, push, pull, lunge, row and squat, all completed in random circuits conducted at high intensity. Variety is the key, routine is the killer.