Athlete: Deborah Cordner Carson
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
I train under coach Tyler Quinn at CrossFit St. Paul.
My Athletic Background
I played college sports
I was a Division I sprinter; and yes my 400m time is from those days.. And proud of it!
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
I strictly schedule my rest days
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
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