We all know that it gets harder and harder to regulate bodyweight as we age. In addition to the aging process, stress plays a huge role in weight gain and has all kinds of other negative effects on the body. Here's a short article that lays it out: click HERE.
Certainly, CrossFit training on a regular basis can help relieve stress and help with regulating your weight along with how you look and feel. There's so much that goes on between the ears that correlates directly to what goes on around the waist. Don't worry if you aren't seeing immediate changes in your waistline if you're also under a lot of stress. You have to deal with your mental health issues while you also deal with your physical health issues.