Athlete: Doug Chapman
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
My Athletic Background
I played college sports
I regularly play recreational sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
I have attended one or more specialty courses
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I usually only do 1 workout a day
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
In 2014, the only competitors going to the CrossFit Games are those who qualify at regionals—no special invitations, no past-champ rule, no wild cards. In the Central East Region, that means only the...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
CrossFit Ann Arbor owner and coach Doug Chapman had a handful of athletes qualify for the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. Chapman, who is also a Level 1 Seminar Staff member, tells his athletes they all...
Video, Posted Tue, 08.13.13
"Grit is something that comes from within, it cannot be taught and, in my opinion, is why underdogs so frequently come out on top.” For 29-year-old Emily Friedman, the last couple...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.15.13
Kate Foster roams the Central East Regional and gets commitments from various affiliate owners to host events for Hope For Cures on July 6.
Video, Posted Sat, 06.15.13
“I don’t want to go to the Games to watch, I want to compete.” Photos by: Kimberly Potterf “When they announced (the new Masters 40-44 Division), I knew right then I would have a...
Article, Posted Wed, 04.17.13
Does "Leaderboarding" hurt or help? Once you get into Leaderboarding, it’s hard to kick the habit. CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Trainer, Doug Chapman, tries to keep his athletes from...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.22.13
“I expect myself to make it this year.” Credit: Kim Potterf Jennifer Osborn isn’t a household name, but she is well known in the Central East. Any Central East fan worth their salt...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.21.13
“The beautiful part of the Open is that everyone has the opportunity to decide whether to pump the brakes or go to a place they’ve never gone before. That’s the spirit of the CrossFit Games...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.01.13
“The team is so much fun and full of awesome people, but I have always wondered if I could have done it alone." After helping the team from CrossFit Maximus place 19th at the 2012...
Article, Posted Sat, 02.23.13
“Each day, my confidence got better. My goal was to make it to the top 12, so coming in third was a bonus.” Competition anxiety got the best of Eric Bartlett during last year’s...
Article, Posted Thu, 02.21.13
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