Athlete Profile

Athlete: Melanie Gumerman

Melanie Gumerman's Profile Picture
Region:
Mid Atlantic
Team:
CrossFit Inspire
Affiliate:
CrossFit Inspire
Gender:
Female
Age:
60
Height:
5'3"
Weight:
130 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran0:00
Helen0:00
Grace0:00
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk--
Snatch--
Deadlift--
Back Squat--
Max Pull-ups--

Bio

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.

ATHLETE INFORMATION

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!

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

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