Athlete: Alea Helmick
How I Eat
I eat strict Paleo
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
My husband is my coach!
My Work/Rest Schedule
I workout 6-7 times a week.
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
The fittest of the Atlantic Regional have been crowned. After failing twice on her final 175-lb. squat clean in Event 7’s finale, Sam Briggs ran and grabbed her weight belt...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.17.15
Ohlsen and Tunnicliffe top the Atlantic leaderboard on Day 2. No one was surprised to see Sam Briggs atop the Atlantic Regional leaderboard after Day 1. But 2013’s fittest woman...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.16.15
Briggs and Ohlsen lead in the South after Hero Friday. What do you get when you combine two regions and take away a spot? An incredibly competitive...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.15.15
Who's in the top 10 heading into the regionals? The South and Atlantic Regionals begin Friday, May 15, with the livestream coming to life at 6 a.m. PT (9 a.m. ET). If you want a short...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.12.15
“I really like testing myself and pushing my limits. I push harder in a competition than I do when I train.” Gretchen Kittelberger has finished on the podium at the Mid...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.09.14
The verdict is in and the top athletes have been chosen. Volume has a tendency to increase on the final of competition. Today was no exception. In celebration...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
It's moving day in the Mid Atlantic. It’s moving day in the Mid Atlantic. The Leaderboard had some surprising shifts throughout Day 2 and the podium placement...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Who knew hang squat snatches and handstand walks could cause such a raucous when paired together? No one expects to have a stomach virus and an injury in...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
“We would love to make it happen for the both of us. We’ve worked really hard all year for it.” ~Alea Helmick on going to the Games with her husband For married couple Gary and Alea...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.22.14
Alea Helmick, Anna Tunnicliffe, Christy Adkins, Emily Friedman. The top four women in the Mid Atlantic Region after the Open compete for just three spots to the CrossFit Games. Video by Mike Koslap.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.22.14
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