Donny and I had picked out this meet many weeks in advance, because it coincided perfectly with the end of our training cycle. The team prepared specifically for this meet. At a weightlifting meet, the first thing an athlete does is weigh-in. When athletes weigh-in, they are asked for their first attempts in the snatch and the clean and jerk.
Just ask Tallahassee's Colleen Fahey, who's taken her post rugby life to a new level. Fahey is now an elite CrossFit athlete. She won the CrossFit games in , finished 9th in , and is hungry for another title. I'm 50 and I'm still doing this! I'm couldn't be prouder. CrossFit Games athletes compete in physical challenges, and Fahey has trained six days a week for up to four hours each day to get to this point. That's an inspiration to have people see me work as hard as I possibly can.
The legendary freshman 15 is a common fear among many college students. After all, ramen noodles and fast food tend to be cheaper than buying healthy groceries. Fortunately, the area surrounding Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is no stranger to fitness.
My wife and I have been working out at this gym for two weeks now. We attend the am workout. This is our first time doing Crossfit and we love it.