We owe this to the CrossFit Games competitors, fans and the community.”. On Saturday, many gyms did a special workout in honor of Floyd, created by Stacy Pugh of Black Power Cleans Lifting Club, “to uplift, honor, and acknowledge the black CrossFit community” in opposition to CrossFit’s silence. Here's me snatching 145 with some of the worst stripper hips you'll ever see. I think CrossFit brought functional fitness to the masses and that is a GREAT thing. No pics right now, but the transformation has been insane. More than 300 gyms have dropped their affiliations after CEO Greg Glassman tweeted a racist remark about George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. Get push notifications with news, features and more. 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'm new to crossfit and am keen to see some natural transformations after starting out crossfit. I think that once you're into CrossFit you stop worrying about how you look and get focused on how you perform. A year and half later I was down 238. Then a few friends got me into crossfit. Two years of no diet change and crossfit 5 days a week I was still chunky but I was strong. After the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shared a statement on Twitter about the Black Lives Matter movement and why “racism is a public health issue,” Glassman replied, “It’s FLOYD-19." For several, like Seattle's Northwest CrossFit, these comments were merely the straw that broke … I made a mistake by the words I chose yesterday,” he said. Since then Only muscle mass, endurance and a lot of strength. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype, after Floyd was killed while in police custody on May 25, Stacy Pugh of Black Power Cleans Lifting Club. As the wave of deaffiliations started, Glassman tweeted out an apology from the main CrossFit account where he claimed that his comments were out of “anger” about the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s statement. Edit: went from 14 stone to 12.5 stone. ", 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. My quads also became quite larger, but you can't tell in that particular picture. Saturday. Hundreds of gym owners and Reebok cut ties with the brand, and CrossFit issued a public statement on June 9 calling Glassman’s statements “incredibly insensitive and hurtful, saying their team is anti-racist, and apologizing for “failing catastrophically by not effectively communicating care for the black community” earlier. Reebok, which has been the exclusive maker of all official CrossFit apparel and the title sponsor of the annual CrossFit games for the last 10 years, said that they would drop their affiliation once their contract ends this year. He has decided to drop the CrossFit branding from his gym over racist comments from the company's founder. Went from barely being able to do 1 MU to 10+ Unbroken. Lost 40lbs which may not sound much but made a huge difference. Thanks for sharing that. Here is my one year transformation. Mobility is now important, and I take about 30-40 minutes a day to do foam rolling and RomWod. Since then Only muscle mass, endurance and a lot of strength. Reddit; Email; Stuff. No medical, injury, or pain related posts. On 8 June, Glassman issued an apology, stating “I, CrossFit HQ, and the CrossFit community will not stand for racism. 2015->2016. “My heart is deeply saddened by the pain it has caused. WELCOME TO CROSSFIT. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and the lifestyle, nutrition and training methodologies involved. I've also made new friends and am obsessed. “I, CrossFit HQ, and the CrossFit community will not stand for racism. Went from being a skinny fat - to a much more toned w/ abs starting to pop. “You're doing your best to brand us as racist and you know it's bullshit,” Glassman wrote back. Dear Crossfit America is currently suffering from two pandemics - a virus and racism. Thomas Campitelli. Credit: This has made me super motivated and I'm already looking forward to my next WOD! Reading this today is an "Ah-ha! Cleaned up the diet. Took 10 seconds off of my 400. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and … 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. I made a mistake with the words I chose yesterday. The founder and CEO of CrossFit is stepping down after his tweet about George Floyd sparked a social media backlash and a wave of … This is my 1 year transformation. Luke Fiso is the NZ CrossFit champ and owner of Instinct Fitness. 🙌. Community, Competitions, Athletes, Tips, Recipes, … 3 rounds for time of: 10 overhead squats 50 double-unders My weight is up about 10 pounds but I'm a lot bigger (not sure if you can really tell from the videos). for me. My snatch and C+J went up because I'm fueling myself correctly, and focusing on recovery. — CrossFit (@CrossFit) June 8, 2020. 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