Athlete: Melanie Gumerman
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I competed in the 2011 Open on a whim and finished 19th- what a surprise to go to the 2011 Games! What an experience! Competing on a whim again. And again. And again.
How I Eat
I eat non-strict Paleo. Just can't give up that cream in my coffee! or a glass (or 2) of wine on Saturday night. I'm sure Paleo peeps ate fermented berries :)
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I mostly do the programmed WODS at CrossFit Inspire, Frazer PA. Sometimes I turn them into "MelWODS" depending on injury or the phase of the moon.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
I regularly play recreational sports
I ski, rock climb and hike, was a gym rat and personal trainer for years, played tennis, now I CrossFit.
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 attended one or more specialty courses
I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit
CrossFit has kept me strong, given me a close "CrossFit family" of support and an amazing experience at the 2011 Games. I wasn't amazing, but the Games sure were!