Athlete: Michele Letendre
How I Eat
I eat strict Paleo
No fruit and no nuts
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
My programming is done by Darren Coughlan from Crossfit Newcastle. The program is called Give'm Cold Steel (givemcoldsteel.com). I've been following it for 2 years now.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I am an ex competitive swimmer and waterpolo player
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 train other people
I started competing in October 2010 and won my first provincial competition, then I went on to do the open, securing a spot for regionals and finally placed second in the Canada East region and qualified for the 2011 Reebok Crossfit games. It was a wonderful experience, more than words can say and I was able to secure 25th place.
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
Monday through Friday I do two sessions a day, (GCS programming in the A.M. and Crossfit Newcastle general programming in the P.M.