New Year, New Body
Tuesday, Feb 08,2011
For many, each New Year comes with new resolutions to get fit and adopt healthy eating habits. However, it's not always easy to “stick with it” unless you find an activity that challenges, engages and transforms - basically, one you love doing and know you'll keep doing. One fitness trend that's really making waves is CrossFit. CrossFit is a core -strength and conditioning program that optimizes Cardiovascular and Respiratory endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance, and Accuracy.
And, just for you from Ignite Fitness-Fueled by CrossFit, here is an exercise you can do at home. Burpees are a popular CrossFit exercise that work several major muscle groups– you’ll definitely feel it the next day!
To try a burpee, you’ll need to follow these five steps:
Want to try more challenging exercises like this for free? One lucky reader will win a 3-month unlimited CrossFit membership (valued at $600). Just email us at email@example.com by Wednesday, February 16 and tell us why you want to get fit in 2011. We'll announce the winner on Friday, February 18.