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Crush It! Without Crushing It.

Every Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. sharp our corporate team meets in person at the office training room with others who work from cities around the country on video to kick off the week with a “corporate voice” meeting. At the end of that meeting I like to tell my franchise team to go out and “CRUSH IT” for the day or the week in business. Workouts should be attacked with the same fervor for optimum results. But, there are ways to attack your fitness routine that are smarter than just brute force repetitions.

You can crush your routine without having to beat down on your body from constant high impact blows. Known as ballistic training, or jump training, this form of plyometric movement is one way to crush it, but the long term result could be very crushing to your body. Unless you are a professional athlete competing in a sport that requires jumping and running, the results you are looking for do not require you to workout in that way. I like to snow ski and climb mountains, but my training is 100% low impact, and it serves me very well for those two sports. Now, at 58, I feel like I am in better shape for those outdoor activities than I was in my 30’s. I credit that to my training at HOTWORX.

If your goal is to be the most fit version of yourself, then think about the long term effects from your training. Think about the quality of your life 20 years from now. What will the effects of the workouts you do today be over time?

Find the right program for longer term fitness so that you can do the same things you’re doing in your 20’s and 30’s when you are 60. Plyometrics over time could wear down your knees and lower back! Crush your workout without crushing your body.

Train intelligently!

The smart way to train is to practice zero impact repetitions. Add infrared energy and heat to that and you will double down on your results too.

No doubt, the smart way to crush it in fitness is to get the most from your workout during the time you are in the gym without aging your body prematurely. The best way to do that is to train in an infrared sauna.

Training should enhance the longevity of your body, not the opposite.

HOTWORX popularized infrared sauna training with the advent of “yoga in a sauna”. Yoga and other isometric forms of exercise inside of an infrared sauna can easily provide clients the ability to reach their appropriate level of intensity and heart rate without the pounding on the knees and lower back and all of the other joints in the body. In other words, HOTWORX workouts allow the customer to crush their workouts without crushing their body! 👊🔥

Stephen P. Smith, MA
CEO and Creator of HOTWORX, Author, Former National Collegiate Bodybuilding Champion and Arena Football Player, Certified Professional Trainer