Athlete: Gord Mackinnon
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I incorporate CrossFit.com workouts
I record my workouts
I still do some of my workouts in my cold, damp garage but I prefer the workouts in the warm, spacious facilities at Crossfit BC.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
I regularly play recreational sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week
I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Gord Mackinnon is a two-time champion in the Masters 50-54 Division. The Canadian recently endured some injuries, yet he still finished the Open in first place. In just two weeks, he'll be back in...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.10.13
Pat Sherwood is back on this week's CrossFit Games Update, joined by Nicole Christensen and Sean Woodland. We hear from affiliate owners, and what the Open meant to them and their members. Next, the...
Video, Posted Tue, 04.16.13
"Well, here's to surviving the five weeks of anticipation, stress and hard work!" Alicia Connors is having her best year of CrossFit yet. After finishing first in the Canada West...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
The Open is proving every rep counts. The Team competition in Canada West is so tight that any upcoming workout could determine the eventual winner. The teams ranked first, second,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
"I learned once again that each year I have to be more prepared." Gord Mackinnon is out to defend his title as Fittest 50-54-Year-Old on Earth. He’s a repeat champion, winning in...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.19.13
After two weeks, very little has been settled among Canada West Teams, and the Individual classes are far from decided. Box jumps knocked giants from their perches in Canada West this week....
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
Five teams in Canada West submitted more than 1,000 reps on Workout 13.1. Five teams scored more than 1,000 reps on Open Workout 13.1 in Canada West. All are powerhouses in the region...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Gord Mackinnon placed first at this year's Games in the Masters 50-54 division. Here, we get a chance to catch up with Mackinnon after a recent knee surgery. Check out his garage gym as he discusses...
Video, Posted Fri, 08.24.12
Masters champions are crowned at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Proving that age is nothing but a number, the Masters athletes took to the stadium on Sunday to showcase...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.15.12
Masters competitors unleash the Snatch Ladder. The Masters athletes were the first athletes to compete on Saturday, starting the morning off with the Snatch Ladder. The...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
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