According to Crossfit, proficiency is required in each of these ten fitness domains – cardiovascular/ respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, agility, balance, coordination, and accuracy. True fitness according to Crossfit is increased work capacity across all these domains and this is achieved by provoking hormonal and neurological adaptations by increasing metabolism.
Read – Real exercise that shocks your body and gives you maximum bang for a buck! WODs or workout of the day are the distinguishing factor of Crossfit along with its online interactive community of die hards.
CrossFit Om is and initiative of Deepesh Bhat who is the owner and founder of India’s first CrossFit gym and he tells me CrossFit maybe coming soon to South Mumbai! (can’t wait!) Address: 11, Kishore Kumar Ganguly lane, Opposite Sea Princess, Juhu. Call: +91 9820028098.And finally! it’s here in South Mumbai – CrossFitOM, Delmonte Fashions, plot no 10, 2nd Pasta Lane, opposite Colaba market. Now you have no excuse!
Bootcamp has me energetic and happy – not to mention dirty – after an hour in the mud at Oval maidan or the sand at Chowpatty beach – after each session.
In a city such as ours it really is a luxury to be able to work out in fresh air and sunshine without people milling around.
Bootcamp is a mix of high intensity cardio, body weight exercises, functional core workout, and sprints, which provide the interval training. All this packed into an adrenaline pumped hour. Super primal HIIT workout!
Check out the Facegroup group here or call Vidhita Kirpalani on 9820181204.
What happens when you stick to a routine for a long period of time is that your body comes up with efficient ways to perform the same routine thus making the routine redundant over a period of time.
P90x ensures that your body will never get ‘used’ to the exercise and will never plateau. Give it a shot and let me know how it went.
The Yoga House in Bandra is set in a cozy bungalow in Bandra West. The Yoga House offers students a variety of styles to choose from and a flexible schedule. Address: 53 Chimbai rd, Bandra (W). Tel: 022 6554 5001.
Yoga Sutra in Breach Candy : Yoga Sutra allows you to purchase either a single class or multiple classes which you can attend at your own conveince any time of the day. Which means you could be doing Hatha yoga one day and Ashthanga yoga the next. Excellent for those of us who love mixing up our classes! Address: C-4 Chinai Mansion, B Desai Road, 022 3210 7067.
Artistic Yoga by Bharat Thakur: transforming the age old traditional postures to making yoga relevant in today’s times, offering complete fitness by mixing up workouts by changing sequences and postures in every turn, thi form of yoga picks up the pace and is a far cry from the drab and boring perception of what yoga is today. Choose from studios in Cuffe parade, Napean Sea road, Lokhandwala, Bandra, Versova , Worli or Juhu. Call +91 9886909455.
Iyengar Yoga: This traditional form of yoga uses the helps of ropes, cushions and bricks to help your body discover new postures and new muscles. Slow movements and a thorough bodyweight workout is what Iyengar yoga promises. Classes conducted at Maker Towers in Cuffe Parade or Cushru Baug in Colaba. Call: 022 23625150.