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Crossfit For Parkinson's

Crossfit for me is a life saver. The more exercise I get and the stronger i get the better my balance and all aspects of my life improve.

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Sounds good Bailey. Please tell usmore about Crossfit.

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sorry about the long wait I was at my son's house all day building a shelve in his shop We welded two 12 ft by eight inch I beams and lifted it into place by hand it only weighed 275 pounds so not that hard we then cleaned out his shop and garage.he also does crossfit

crossfit work out can be adjusted to any ones fitness level

I have seen 85 year old women do crossfit

I am almost 62 don"t know what symptoms i have because most days i don't have any they are under control

I can dead lift 365 lbs

back squat 265 lbs

run about 1 mile

front squat 195 lbs

CrossFit is constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity. Ok, now that you are saying “What the *@$&”, let’s break that statement down. A functional movement is a movement that incorporates multiple joints and can move a large amount of weight over great distances in a short amount of time. By constantly varied we mean that we do not repeat specific movements regularly as part of the main workout. High intensity means that we do these movements as fast as possible as part of a timed work out in order to move as much weight over a long distance in as short amount of time as possible. Why do we do things this way in CrossFit? Well, we are trying to increase your power output (Power= (Weight*Distance)/Time) across broad, time and modal domains. CrossFit is designed for this singular purpose. We want to turn each and everyone of our athletes into a race horse, not a show horse, aesthetics are purely a by-product.

Fitness is most easily described through the 10 general physical skills: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, agility, speed, coordination, balance, and accuracy. In CrossFit, we believe that you are only as fit as you are competent in each of those skills, which requires a wide variety of exercises and workouts. This type of fitness breeds general physical preparedness, which simply means that you are not a master of one skill, but are prepared for all of them. Fitness also includes eating healthy, which is as simple as eating lean meats, fruits and vegetables, and some nuts. Being fit is not merely being healthy, it is a higher standard and harder to achieve.

this was friday's wod (work out of the day]

Iwas able to do three rounds in

2001m Row on rowing machine just once takes about 9 minutes at a good pace

30 min AMRAP (as many reps as possible in 30 minutes)

9 deadlifts, i used a 90 pound barbell for these

11 burpees google it

9 hang power cleans from floor to shouders

11 box jumps, 24/20 jump up on a wood box

9 front squats hold barbell across shoulders in front

11 KB Swings, 1.5/1.0 lift and swing 45 pound weight above head

9 push press press barbell from shoulders to over head

11 sit ups

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what is crossfit

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What exactly is cross fit, and how old are you? What PD symptoms do you have?

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We are waiting Bailey lol 💜

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Crossfit uses all the muscles and challenges them through multiple compound movements (my understanding of what it is). Here's a youtube video on it.

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100% agree though even light regular exercise has made a big difference in both physical as well as mental state.

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Having just viewed the video I'd say that on my worse off days I perform about 3 -4 hours of cross fit... 😅😅

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sorry about the long wait I was at my son's house all day building a shelve in his shop We welded two 12 ft by eight inch I beams and lifted it into place by hand it only weighed 275 pounds so not that hard we then cleaned out his shop and garage.he also does crossfit

crossfit work out can be adjusted to any ones fitness level

I have seen 85 year old women do crossfit

I am almost 62 don"t know what symptoms i have because most days i don't have any they are under control

I can dead lift 365 lbs

back squat 265 lbs

run about 1 mile

front squat 195 lbs

CrossFit is constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity. Ok, now that you are saying “What the *@$&”, let’s break that statement down. A functional movement is a movement that incorporates multiple joints and can move a large amount of weight over great distances in a short amount of time. By constantly varied we mean that we do not repeat specific movements regularly as part of the main workout. High intensity means that we do these movements as fast as possible as part of a timed work out in order to move as much weight over a long distance in as short amount of time as possible. Why do we do things this way in CrossFit? Well, we are trying to increase your power output (Power= (Weight*Distance)/Time) across broad, time and modal domains. CrossFit is designed for this singular purpose. We want to turn each and everyone of our athletes into a race horse, not a show horse, aesthetics are purely a by-product.

Fitness is most easily described through the 10 general physical skills: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, agility, speed, coordination, balance, and accuracy. In CrossFit, we believe that you are only as fit as you are competent in each of those skills, which requires a wide variety of exercises and workouts. This type of fitness breeds general physical preparedness, which simply means that you are not a master of one skill, but are prepared for all of them. Fitness also includes eating healthy, which is as simple as eating lean meats, fruits and vegetables, and some nuts. Being fit is not merely being healthy, it is a higher standard and harder to achieve.

this was friday's wod (work out of the day]

Iwas able to do three rounds in

2001m Row on rowing machine just once takes about 9 minutes at a good pace

30 min AMRAP (as many reps as possible in 30 minutes)

9 deadlifts, i used a 90 pound barbell for these

11 burpees google it

9 hang power cleans from floor to shouders

11 box jumps, 24/20 jump up on a wood box

9 front squats hold barbell across shoulders in front

11 KB Swings, 1.5/1.0 lift and swing 45 pound weight above head

9 push press press barbell from shoulders to over head

11 sit ups

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Looks very rough on the lower back

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not if you do it correctly

my back is better now after all these months

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Wow. I'm impressed! Is it possible to approximate these exercises without the equipment? Did you have to build up your stamina slowly? And do you mind my asking your age? The folks in the video all look pretty young. I'm assuming geezers my age (63) would have to take it more slowly ... ?

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I am almost 62

nine years with PD

i can put those people to shame

those where beginner exercises

yes slow at first but it gets better every time you go

you never know what you can do until you try

I have never said i can't do this i always try fail or succeed

i built my home myself drove every nail in it (3000 sq. ft. under roof) at 30 years old

never built one before just got a book and did it

i still live in that house today

waiting for your reply

hope this answers your questions

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