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CrawlFit – Crawl before you start to WOD (Part 1 of 3)

Although my main focus on this site is what fuel we should put into our body. There’s no doubting that how we spend our fuel is just as important. This particular page is the result of a request from a particular family member, who wants more on what she should do on the fitness side of the fence.

I’m going to discuss three basic moves that are very important building blocks into all of your future Workouts Of the Day W.O.D., oh ya that’s the meaning of WOD that you see throughout my site. Three fundamental moves that we will start with are:

  1. Air Squat
  2. Shoulder Press
  3. Deadlift
Let’s start with the first fundamental move on my list:
  1. The Air Squat,
    1. We need to understand the benefit of doing an air squat in the first place. It’s that thing we do, you know, sit-stand-sit, just there’s no remote in your hand. Bet you do squats everyday, you know that thing at a bare minimum you should be sitting on at least once a day? You find it in you bathroom, ah you got it now 😉 and I hope your going at least once a day, or 24 to 72 hrs per meal.
    2. First off, the proper form for the Air Squat is your stance is shoulder width apart with the hips and knees at full extension. With your centre of balance travelling through your heals, chest puffed up and maintaining a proper lumbar curve, as you begin the descend into the squatting position your butt will begin to travel back and down.
    3. The bottom of the squat is reached once your hip crease is below the top of your knees and your knees will be parallel to your feet. Continue reading
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