Athlete: Elyse Umeda
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
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 attended one or more specialty courses
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 strictly schedule my rest days
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Last year saw 225-lb. hang cleans and 100-lb. dumbbell snatches. Lifting ladders have been a part of the last two Regional competitions. Will the trends continue or will this year bring...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
Who says big girls are slow at burpees? At 6-foot, 180 pounds Brandy Richardson proves that theory wrong by winning Open Workout 13.1. The former collegiate basketball player is competing on...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.20.13
NorCal CrossFit athletes top the men's Leaderboard this week, and Hawaii's Brandy Richardson leads the women. Week two of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books and the...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
Neal Maddox and Brandy Richardson topped the Northern California Leaderboard on 13.1. Open Workout 13.1 is history. NorCal athletes took their best shots at a workout that was a combination...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
NorCal is the home to lifting monsters. The sun dawned bright at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds as the final day of the Northern California Regional got under way. The floor of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
This would be about pain management and simply battling through fatigue. The faithful volunteers quickly took the field to stage the floor for the final event of Day 2. This Saturday...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
To the sound of bagpipes, athletes filed onto the field to take on Diane. It is a gorgeous, sunny day in Northern California. To the sound of bagpipes, the athletes filed...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.18.12
Crowd favorite Annie Sakamoto started the NorCal Regional strong, finishing Diane in 2:05. In 2nd was Laurie Galassi with 2:27 and Elyse Umeda with 2:31. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.18.12
Find out who's competing at the 2012 Northern California Regional. The North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional workouts May 18-20 for...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.03.12
Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Regionals kick off May 18th in the North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions.
Video, Posted Wed, 05.02.12