The February Round Up!

Month two is over and  the blog has gone from strength to strength. There’s no doubt why – the stories in the Master’s Community told in the “Meet the Masters” interviews are simply a cracking read. We had lots of great interviews in February!

Meet the Masters: Kelly Friel

Kelly has been to Regionals twice but 2017 could be her busiest year yet as she starts a new career alongside running a box and fitting in a few competitions along the way!

Listen to your elders! They have the keys to effective recovery.

Over the last few months we interviewed a selection of the UK’s top Masters. They proved that the old adage of “Listen to your elders!” was wise advice. The definition of CrossFit includes the following explanation, “We scale load and intensity; we don’t change the program. The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by…

Meet the Masters: Rhian Pearson

Rhi is an inspirational Master whose journey you can follow on Instagram as she prepares to smash her fitness goals in 2017. She’ll be throwing down with the youngsters at Rainhill in May with a smile on her face!

Meet the Masters: Raymond Orr

Raymond made his mark in 2016. In his first year as a CrossFitter, he came 1st in Europe in Open WoD 16.5 and conquered all opposition to win the Final of Scale the Heights. Look out for him in 2017!

Meet the Masters: Michael Johnson

Consistently ranking as the best male UK Master in his age category in the Open for the last three years; Michael has more than proved that he is a formidable CrossFitter. His long term goal is to reach the Games in 2019… don’t bet against a man who enjoys the quiet humility of hard work.

Meet the Masters – Pete Howe

Father, Coach, Box Owner, Athlete, owner of Zone Nutrition. Another multi-tasking Master looking forward to throwing down in 2017.

Za’atar Chicken Curry with Spinach

Not only does this recipe taste great, but it’s backed by nutritional science that means it’ll help you recover and be ready for the next session in no time. 3,2,1…Go!

Garage Gym: A-Z Directory

Garage Gym is another way for us Masters to get to know each other. Anyone is welcome to contribute and be featured. Just tell us about yourself and your Garage Gym using the instructions you can download. Everyone has a story!

Me & My Box – A-Z Directory

“Me & My Box” is another way for us Masters to get to know each other. Anyone is welcome to contribute and be featured. Just tell us about yourself and the Box you train in using the instructions you can download. Everyone has a story!

Meet the Masters – Christian Loyer

King of the Vlog, jet-setting businessman and dad; it’s a miracle that Christian gets a chance to train at all! He may well be dropping in to a box near you on his road to the top 400 in the Open 2017…

Meet the Masters – Tess McKenzie

Tess is one of a group of female Masters Athletes in the upper age brackets who are changing the way older womzen see themselves and are seen by the wider world. If you think CrossFit is a life journey, you will find Tess an absolute inspiration!