I recently listened to an interview on CrossFit Radio (podcast) with Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, on the problem with chronic disease and how CrossFit trainers and affiliates can address it. I highly suggest everyone give it a listen. Glassman is very well spoken and gives a libertarian point of view on the "disease economy". He says that CrossFit is "a solution so elegant it may be optimal" to the problem of chronic disease. He says 7 out of 10 people will die from a chronic illness including type 2 diabetes, congestive heart failure, cancer, etc. and that currently the people who work out in CrossFit gyms do not represent that population.
CrossFit is not just for "athletes", it's for everyone. If you know someone, a family member or friend, that is sick in some way you can encourage them to get to a CrossFit gym and talk to a trainer. Any trainer who is worthy will help them. Through nutrition (eat meat, vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, no sugar) and movement, people can reverse their adverse health conditions.
500m row, then
10 Power Snatch (115/75)
10 MB Sit-ups (20/14)
then 500m row