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CrossFit for seniors and everyone!

Utilizing CrossFit, especially its sense of community and camaraderie, to link generations and maintain overall health and fitness as we age.

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My inspiration comes from my background in doing CrossFit, which is a way of working out that uses varied, functional movements to improve overall health and fitness. It is a worldwide phenomenon that has participants of all ages, many of whom claim to be in the best shape of their life.  When I look at older participants doing the same workouts as me, I can't help be be in awe of their fitness and hope to be that fit as I age too. To me, the best thing about CrossFit is the sense of community and camaraderie amongst those I work out with, as we support each other in our health and fitness goals.  And this aspect is what I believe is key in helping us maintain well-being and thrive as we age.
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seniors_kidsfeb03.pdf

Some info on adjusting movements for seniors from the CrossFit journal

cfj_longevity_cej.pdf

"Older, Wiser, Fitter" (article from the CrossFit Journal)

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Cha, I like this a lot. Reminds me of when I go on long nature walks with my aging dad and he keeps up and walks even faster than me (it's inspiring both ways).