Athlete: Christopher Martin
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I write my own programming
My Athletic Background
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 usually only do 1 workout a day
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
“The veterans always remind us to go out there and have fun ... Stay calm and remember why we do it — because we love it.” ~Heather Hippensteel With the CrossFit Games approaching year...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.23.13
“Our community at CrossFit Marysville is responsible for ensuring my confidence and pressuring me to believe in myself ... I can’t thank them enough for that.” First-time Games...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.20.13
“We’re the kind of family that has pull-up bars in every doorway.” In little more than a week, David Hippensteel will prove his fitness in the Masters Men 55-59 Division at the...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.19.13
"I’m not taking it for granted, and realizing it’s an opportunity not had by many and you don’t know if you’ll get it again." In 2012, it all came down to the 70-lb. dumbbell...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.13.13
“CrossFit is growing so fast over here now and athletes are getting stronger every year ... although I know I am also improving, I didn't expect to qualify this year.” Sweden’s...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.11.13
Fewer than 300 men and 40 women in SoCal made it past 90 reps of thrusters and chest-to-bar pull-ups within the first four minutes of 13.5, and only three SoCal men surpassed the 180-rep mark...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
Buddy Hitchcock beat Jason Khalipa and Neal Maddox on 13.2. Now he wants more. Top photo courtesy of John Hitchcock III. Above photo courtesy of Frank Sabala. Buddy Hitchcock might...
Article, Posted Tue, 04.02.13
“These seconds are so important. Since this sport has gotten so competitive, you don’t have a lot of margin for error.” The top photo is courtesy of James Cheney (blue shorts). Hank Word...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.27.13
For individual competitors in SoCal this week, there has been little overall movement at the top of the Leaderboard. Ultimately, 13.3 boiled down to that damned muscle-up. This week...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
“I loved how these people encouraged each other, that grandmas were there alongside their grandchildren. Everyone was so welcoming. I think I have gained my best friends through CrossFit...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.05.13