19.3 C
New York
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Buy now

Crawling – the new fitness trend?

“Crawling” is the name of a new fitness trend from the USA that is currently preparing to spill over to Europe. What is it exactly?

The latest US fitness trend is particularly strong in the social networks and is already reaching out to Europe to take it by storm. Or not, because crawling doesn’t just look strange at first glance. After all, you don’t see larger groups of adults crawling around one another in fitness clothing every day. Here are the key facts:

The idea behind it

Crawling is very important for the development of motor functions in babies. What is important and good for babies can only be good for adults. That is the basic idea behind this sport.

Crawling sees itself as a holistic method. So not only the muscles, but also the brain and nervous system are stimulated. When crawling, a strong focus must be placed on well thought-out and well-considered movement sequences, otherwise you lose your balance and fall over.

How does it work

Crawling ties in with proven training methods, but combines them in a new way. When crawling, you breathe with concentration and do various exercises. That is why crawling is physically very demanding, which at the same time makes it a highly efficient training method, the approach of which has long been established in physiotherapy.

So-called planks are the basis of crawling. The body tension is kept as long as possible in various positions (e.g. the forearm support). These isometric exercises are very effective, which is why crawling is always promised quick results.

The advantages

Crawling is cheap, efficient, and flexible. That’s simply because no equipment is required. Your own body and your own body weight are sufficient. Each exercise always demands several muscle groups and always in interplay with the nervous system. In this way, a dimension of holistic demands is achieved that is almost impossible with any other training method.

Who is crawling for?

In principle, all healthy people can do crawling. However, if you have knee problems or problems with the neck, shoulders or wrists, it is better to leave it alone, as these areas are most likely to be used.

Nothing new

Some praise crawling and believe that arms, legs, hips, shoulders and even fingers have a completely new, special training experience. The nervous system is restarted and coordination skills are increased, while body awareness is improved at the same time. Others, who are a little more nuanced, say crawling is nothing new. Very similar approaches have been around for years, but these have remained largely unknown to this day.

It’s only a matter of time before we also offer crawling. So if you don’t have a problem with not moving gracefully on all fours, why not give this efficient training method a try. We definitely wish you a lot of fun.

Related Articles

Fitness recipes for your Christmas meals

Enjoying Christmas meals is not at odds with taking care of yourself. The Christmas excesses are meaningless when it is very easy to prepare...

Muscle definition diet: get the perfect body

Do you make an effort to do sports often but do not get the body you want? That is because you are not eating...

New year’s resolutions: play sports

Only when you finish taking the last bite of the roscón, are you aware that Christmas is over and, with it, the return to...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

21,753FansLike
2,507FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

Fitness recipes for your Christmas meals

Enjoying Christmas meals is not at odds with taking care of yourself. The Christmas excesses are meaningless when it is very easy to prepare...

Muscle definition diet: get the perfect body

Do you make an effort to do sports often but do not get the body you want? That is because you are not eating...

New year’s resolutions: play sports

Only when you finish taking the last bite of the roscón, are you aware that Christmas is over and, with it, the return to...

8 tips to burn more fat in your cardio exercises

Exercising cardio is the best way to burn calories. However, for many people, it is not enough, because what they need is to do...

Everything you need in your gym bag

Have you started a sports routine? !! Congratulations!! You have already taken the first step to a healthier life and to get the body...