Athlete Profile

Athlete: Gary Helmick

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Mid Atlantic
CrossFit Revamped
CrossFit Revamped
180 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad411
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk320 lb
Snatch250 lb
Deadlift525 lb
Back Squat420 lb
Max Pull-ups60


I have been doing Crossfit now for close to 4 years. I am the Owner/Head Coach along with my wife Alea Helmick, of CrossFit ReVamped in Columbia, Md. Our box is doing great and couldn't be happier with the community we have developed. CrossFit has really changed my whole philosophy towards working out. I have been an Athlete my whole life and have trained for high school, collegiate and even professional sports. None of those training regimens compare to what Crossfit has done for me physically and mentally. I am 28 years old and married to my beautiful wife Alea. She has supported me so much in all aspects of life. We have been competing side by side for 4 years now and finally competing at Regionals together again. I missed the 2014 and 2015 Regionals due to injury. I played college baseball at Towson university and Professional baseball with the Baltimore Orioles.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played professional sports

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 had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

Update Show host Sean Woodland catches up with Gary and Alea Helmick, the first married couple to compete at the CrossFit Games. The Helmicks share why they think their relationship will give them an...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.13.16
  CrossFit Games athletes span the full spectrum, but they've got a few things in common: they're all insanely fit, young and on Instagram. In case you weren't following the athletes already...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.15.16
  If there’s one word to describe this year’s Atlantic Regional, it would be “dominance.” From Event 1, all three Atlantic Regional winners took first place overall and never relinquished it...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.22.16
  If you missed our article last week on how these regional seeds are created, along with a look at how well they have performed in the past at predicting Games qualifiers, check it out...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.19.16
Who knew hang squat snatches and handstand walks could cause such a raucous when paired together? No one expects to have a stomach virus and an injury in...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
“We would love to make it happen for the both of us. We’ve worked really hard all year for it.” ~Alea Helmick on going to the Games with her husband For married couple Gary and Alea...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.22.14
Alea Helmick, Anna Tunnicliffe, Christy Adkins, Emily Friedman. The top four women in the Mid Atlantic Region after the Open compete for just three spots to the CrossFit Games.  Video by Mike Koslap.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.22.14
Only sissies use their legs on rope climbs. “Don’t use your legs. That’s the sissy way.” Rich Froning Sr. said that when his son was little, and it was a piece of...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.26.13
"On Day 2 of Regionals, we were doing well and realized, ‘This is actually happening. We’ve got a shot at this, and we could make it to the Games.’” Gary Helmick competed at the 2013...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.07.13
Here are your 2013 Reebok CrossFit  Games qualifiers.   Here are your 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games qualifiers.  Africa Man David Levey Woman Carla Nunes Da Costa Team...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.10.13