Mobility test for optimal squatting

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Test: try watching your favorite 30 minute TV show sitting on the floor.  Spend ten minutes kneeling, ten minutes cross legged (criss cross apple sauce), and ten minutes in a squat.  How many of the three positions are comfortable for you?

3 out of 3: I bet your squats rock.

2 out of 3: Not bad but your hips, knees, or ankles need some work.

1 out of 3: Ruh roh, you’re asking for trouble.

0 out of 3: Danger!  Fix this before you hurt yourself!


Real live human beings use “rest positions” that don’t involve furniture: sit, squat, kneel.

Fact: men in North Korea squat on street corners while smoking cigarettes and reading the newspaper.

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Fact: traditional restaurants in Japan don’t have chairs in their fancy reserved rooms.

Fact: yoga was originally developed to allow yogis to sit comfortably without moving for hours during meditation.


Great News! 2014 Best Business of Louisville!

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cropped-cropped-header2_merged.jpgGreat news last month from the Louisville Best Businesses Award Program!

Crossfit Cielo has been selected as the 2014 Best Business of Louisville in the category of Fitness & Instruction.

The Louisville Best Businesses Program is an annual program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Louisville area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.