Athlete: Yousef Albaqsami
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I write my own programming
My Athletic Background
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
I have attended one or more specialty courses
I train other people
Certified Fitness and Strength & Conditioning trainer
My Work/Rest Schedule
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
"The second event was important to me. I knew I had to make all my squats count if I wanted to top the Leaderboard." ~Candice Howe View more photos here. The...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
"I just kept going and told myself, 'It’s going to be over soon. It’s only 10 minutes. Just embrace the pain.'" ~Event 1 first-place finisher Nicole Tainatongo Last year, athletes...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.30.13
"Train your mind and your body will follow." Photos by Mussa Fazza'a Meet Yousef Albaqsami. The 25-year-old beast of an athlete sits atop the 2013 Asia Leaderboard after the Open,...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.28.13
Amongst the triple-unders and creative chippers were numerous predictions of Fran variations, but nobody quite managed to guess Dave Castro's twist on the benchmark workout. When...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
Open Workout 13.4 was a short, sharp and sweet seven minutes featuring quintessential CrossFit equipment: a barbell and a pull-up bar. Described by many as a beautiful combination of...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
Workout 13.3 provided those who competed last year with an opportunity to see how they improved over the last 12 months. “13.3 has the following movements in it …” As Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
Ten minutes. Three textbook movements. A whole world of pain. If this year’s Open is to see an archetypal CrossFit workout, then 13.2 has to be it. A tasty triplet of five shoulder to...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13