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 CrossFit Games are about continuity and escalation. Like any good fitness program, the Games consider where athletes have been and where the best of them can go. In 2009, athletes...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.23.16
Update Show host Sean Woodland catches up with Gary and Alea Helmick, the first married couple to compete at the CrossFit Games. The Helmicks share why they think their relationship will give them an...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.13.16
CrossFit Games athletes span the full spectrum, but they've got a few things in common: they're all insanely fit, young and on Instagram. In case you weren't following the athletes already...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.15.16
If there’s one word to describe this year’s Atlantic Regional, it would be “dominance.” From Event 1, all three Atlantic Regional winners took first place overall and never relinquished it...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.22.16
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
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