5 BENEFITS OF ENDURANCE WODS
Our new and improved training program can, in combination with a paleo based diet, improve your health, mood and weight-loss efforts.
We use many different forms and types of exercise, including aerobic, anaerobic, strength-training, based on the 10 general physical skills of crossfit.
Endurance training are workouts that increases muscular endurance and cardiopulmonary capacity, which is the ability to perform exercise for an extended time. We do this by programing workouts that are 20 minutes plus and usually come in the form of a hero WOD.
Endurance WODS help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight in conjunction with a paleo based nutrition plan or even meal prep. There are many factors that effect weight loss however in its most basic form, weight loss occurs when your body burns more calories than you take in.
Doing your daily WOD burns calories as you expend energy with each movement. Your metabolic rate also increases with physical activity and remains elevated even while at rest — burning more calories for weight loss even when you are not active.
In summary the long slow WODS can assist you in weight loss.
Endurance session increase your cardiovascular system, by transporting essential nutrients and oxygen to the cells and tissues of the body whilst improving your heart and lung efficacy. This also can assist you in your strength workouts buy decreasing the time in which it takes for you to recover between maximal lifts such as crossfit Open workouts 17.3 (increasing Snatch weight and pull ups) and 16.2 (increasing weight Clean)
In summery this is how we build your engine and ability t increase your work capacity across modal time and Domain.
Endurance WODS can improve your mood and decrease stress levels.
Chemicals and neurotransmitters, such as endorphins, referred to as the feel-good chemicals — are released during extended physical activity and contribute to feelings of happiness and calm. Longer wods also help you release tension and pent-up negative energy in a healthier manner than getting upset.
In summary walk into each endurance session with a positive mind set and positive attitude, because you are about to geti a big hit of endorphins for the day.
IMPROVED MUSCLE TONE
Endurance WODs can help increase muscle tone and definition. This style of training involves performing an activity for an extended period of time or for many repetitions. Strength endurance (stamina) training carried out using lighter weights in a low-volume, high-repetition workouts increases muscle endurance more than it does muscle mass. Your muscles get stronger and are better able to carry out activities for a longer period. Endurance WODs help to tone the muscles rather than creating larger, bulky muscles.
In summary this will assist you with a harder more lean appearance.
DECREASED DISEASE RISKS
In general a constantly varied functional movements at high intensity helps to decrease the risk of serious health diseases and conditions. Studies suggest cardiovascular endurance training helps to decrease symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment that makes breathing difficult, by improving both cardiovascular and lung function. These sort of WOD’s will also aid in decreasing blood pressure, blood cholesterol levels, the risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease.
In summary if you goal is fitness which is a higher state of wellness then endurance sessions are very important in your health and general well being