Of course I was huge in high school and early college, 5' 7" and 270 lbs. Athletes, brands and hundreds of gyms are ending their affiliations with CrossFit after the fitness company’s CEO Greg Glassman tweeted a racist remark about George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. If someone wants a project, internet archives may have the old posts and rants about minorities ruining America and whatnot. Not only Crossfit but a big difference in the first 5 months. I think that once you're into CrossFit you stop worrying about how you look and get focused on how you perform. Edit: went from 14 stone to 12.5 stone. Featured Daily: December 19, 2020 201219. For several, like Seattle's Northwest CrossFit, these comments were merely the straw that broke … No medical, injury, or pain related posts. Thanks for sharing that. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and … Appreciate all the posts from everyone who shared their transformation stories. Went from barely being able to do 1 MU to 10+ Unbroken. I started tracking my nutrition, and easily dropped 15 lbs in a few months - really leaned out. 621 votes, 380 comments. Very good point. Me at the end of 2015 and now. After the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shared a statement on Twitter about the Black Lives Matter movement and why “racism … This is my 1 year transformation. I'm new to crossfit and am keen to see some natural transformations after starting out crossfit. Community, Competitions, Athletes, Tips, Recipes, … Join the world's leading platform for health, happiness, and performance. My heart is deeply saddened by the pain it has caused. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and the lifestyle, nutrition and training methodologies involved. Went from a 3xl to xl shirts and 2xl shorts to larges. ", In 2 months I've gone from 168 to 163 losing about 1.5% BF on my scale and retained my strength while increasing my endurance. I've since correlated crossfit with racism, yet never had any modern info to support my early experiences. Here's me snatching 145 with some of the worst stripper hips you'll ever see. In New York City, for example, CrossFit Greenpoint has switched their name to Greenpoint Athletics and CrossFit Queens has become Community Fitness of Queens. That's insanely good! Please read the FAQ and use search function before posting a question. Started with boot camp classes and then CrossFit. Finally!" WELCOME TO CROSSFIT. Professional CrossFit athletes have spoken out against Glassman’s tweet and a growing list have said that they will not continue to support the organization unless they take further action to support the Black community, Morning Chalk Up reported. I also started off on the Dukan diet to lose around 2 stone and I know follow Joe Wicks' eating regime as a way to lose and maintain my weight. I didn't understand why I hadn't lost weight. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Thomas Campitelli. Life happens, an injury happens playing soccer and I blow back up to around 220-240 ish (old habits, blah blah). “We will fulfill our remaining contractual obligations in 2020. “My heart is deeply saddened by the pain it has caused. Be polite, respectful, and helpful. Would be much appreciated if you could share your story. Many CrossFit gym owners said on social media that, as one facility put it, the tweet was “just the last straw” for them, following years of disillusionment with the company's leadership. June 8, 2020 by Joe Genetin ... following the release of the text thread screenshots on Reddit and around social media, she disabled her Instagram on June 5. 🙌. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I had absolutely no idea what Crossfit was or what it consisted of when I started, but boy am I glad I walked into that box. We owe this to the CrossFit Games competitors, fans and the community.”. Cleaned up the diet. A year and half later I was down 238. My weight is up about 10 pounds but I'm a lot bigger (not sure if you can really tell from the videos). No pics right now, but the transformation has been insane. Recently, we have been in discussions regarding a new agreement, however, in light of recent events, we have made the decision to end our partnership with CrossFit HQ,” Reebok said in a statement to Footwear News. The aim of CrossFit is to physically prepare people for whatever life might throw at them. 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