Archive for February 5, 2010

Fitness is “Super Wellness”

Posted in Crossfit Philosophy, Lifestyle, Members on February 5, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

CrossFit has observed that every quantifiable measure of health that typically declines with age is improved by exercise. Furthermore, these measures can be placed on a continuum that ranges from sickness to wellness to fitness. From this view fitness is seen to be a hedge against sickness. Blood pressure, body fat, bone density, triglycerides, “good” and “bad” cholesterol, flexibility, and muscle mass each follow this pattern. Done right, fitness provides a nice margin of protection against the ravages of time and disease. Fitness is and should be “super-wellness.” taken from

You can basically be bullet proof to diseases and sickness:-)


Review the Sickness/Wellness/Fitness section on page 3 of What is Fitness? and watch the Three Dimensional Definition of Fitness and Health by Greg Glassman (2 parts).