Originally Posted by jaxbeachgator
Thanks for the advice. Dream. I like your suggestion. That is something I'll attempt. You are right in the fact that you do indeed get hooked on the " calorie burn" type of workout. Been doing it for several years now. They can be fun and challenging. Also it can be motivating to work out as a group. However, it can take it's toll on the body. I've come to the conclusion I need to ease off, at least for a while.
Nothing wrong with easing off for awhile. Indeed, nothing wrong with easing off permanently. Consider it an investment in the future.
And if it helps ease the transition - and this is not a knock on Crossfit - remember that that sort of conditioning is good for ... that kind of conditioning. That's not wordplay. It's just another way of saying that Crossfit is good for Crossfit. If you're not doing Crossfit, you simply don't need to pursue that particular mode of conditioning.
If your primary goal is to be strong, look and FEEL good ... you can achieve that via conventional strength training and plenty of walking.