Athlete: Christina Merlo
How I Eat
I eat strict Paleo
I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I record my workouts
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college 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 had a life changing experience due to CrossFit
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 1x a week
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
The crowd is alive on Day 2 of the North Central Regional. Athletes and fans brought the heat inside Festival Hall on Navy Pier to kick off Day 2 of the North Central...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.10.14
“I wanted to drop it so bad, but the people in the crowd were waving at me and cheering so loud I had to keep going ..." ~Grace Dresher In the midst of gloomy...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
"After overhead squats there's some shoulder fatigue, so I had to rely on that big kip," Christina Merlo said. After taking on Jackie, competitors faced two back-to-back events....
Article, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
“I think having been to Regionals before will benefit our team this year ... Additionally, we have trained smarter and harder than we trained last year.” Photos by: Jeffrey Cohen For...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.29.13
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Article, Posted Sun, 03.24.13
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Article, Posted Tue, 07.03.12
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Article, Posted Mon, 05.14.12
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Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
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Article, Posted Wed, 02.29.12