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“The needs of our olympic athletes and grandparents differ by degree, not kind.” That is to say, everyone needs to perform an intelligently selected variety of functional movements at a level of intensity appropriate for that individual. Everyone needs to eat food that sustains, rather than harms, the body. This is the pursuit of fitness, and the ability to maintain that fitness throughout your life is a defining measure of health. CrossFit At Home is a place to access the necessary tools—functional movement, simple nourishment—to sustain and preserve your health at home.

The Globe and Mail

“The thalidomide tragedy was averted in the United States because Dr. Kelsey, alone and in the face of fierce opposition, did her job. …[N]o one else stopped it anywhere else until it was too late. Dr. Kelsey was the only person in the entire world who said no. She said no to a bad drug application, she said no to an overbearing pharmaceutical company and she said no to vested interests who put profits first. She was one brave dissenter. In the end, the question is not what made Frances Kelsey, but why aren't there more like her?”

Read the article How One Canadian Doctor Kept Thalidomide's Harm From America
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"[A]n increasing body of evidence is beginning to suggest that when eaten in isolation, fat doesn't contribute to weight gain. On the other hand, dozens of studies indicate that sugar alone is significantly tied to packing on pounds. That's not all. A recent analysis found that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda was associated with an increased risk of death, particularly among people who drank at least two a day."

Read the article There's growing evidence that eating fat won't make you fat, but sugar will
Senior Planet

"Lifting and carrying bags of groceries, pulling down your suitcase from a train’s overhead luggage rack, bending down to pick something off the floor, or climbing stairs are all examples of 'functional movement' we all do daily. CrossFit™ aims to provide opportunities for people to prepare themselves to tackle these functional movement needs. ... CrossFit™ is training everyone, young and old, to stay healthy, well, and engaged with the world around them. The program is 'infinitely scalable,' meaning prescribed workout patterns (weights, movements, etc.) can be changed to accommodate the needs of anyone, regardless of age, who wishes to participate."

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