Athlete: Melissa Dixon
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym
I have a coach who determines my programming
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level 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
I have attended one or more specialty courses
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
"It was awesome when the arena got loud. I couldn’t see the clock anymore, so I was just going on the noise. I had to just go until I couldn’t go anymore." ~Kendall Burnham Going...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
“As it is with all things, it isn’t how you start, it is how you finish.” When Naval aviation rescue swimmer Melissa Dixon encounters an obstacle, she goes into “shark mode.” “I hear...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.29.13
It took three weeks, but the men of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open finally had their day. It took three weeks, but the men of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open finally had their...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.24.13
The North West tackles the brutal mash-up of snatches and burpees on 13.1. In the music industry, a mash-up is when you take elements of two or more pre-existing pieces of music and combine...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
"My strategy going into the event was to treat it like Fran -- out run the pain." ~ Becky Clark The team, women’s and men’s events got off to a strong start in the North...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.25.12
Becky Clark took 1st place on Diane in the North West with Cheryl Brost following just 4 seconds behind. Almost a minute later was Melissa Dixon in 3rd. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.25.12
Find out who's going to the 2012 North West Regional. The North East, North West and Europe Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 25-27 for Week 5 of Regional...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.16.12
The North West Region's Leaderboard has many new faces at the top headed into the Regional. The 2012 CrossFit Games Open has come to a close and the athletes of the North West Region now...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.30.12
Ashleigh Moe and Kevin Simons take the top spots on 12.5 in the North West Region. CrossFit is often billed as training for the unexpected. Week 5 of the CrossFit Games Open showed us...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.27.12
The muscle-ups in Open Workout 12.4 created a clear line of demarcation between the truly elite and the rest of us who sat gazing with jaws agape. CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.4, if you...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.20.12
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