Unless you saw Ofc. Maria Cortez pull up in her police cruiser, you’d likely not know her fitness focus is part self improvement, part career necessity.
Nikki Hehn’s story has it all: Hard-fought weight loss. Beating an eating disorder. And most importantly: Forging a new relationship with herself.
BJ Haegele is a man of few words. But he’s got a lot to say when it comes to his dramatic transformation in the 11 months since he and his fiance joined CrossFit9. Almost exactly one year ago, BJ (6 feet tall), weighed in at 252 lbs. He was unhappy with his weight, on blood… Read more »
Yes, there are great “before and after” photos involved, but Molly Pritchard’s story is much more than that. As warm and inviting as the Sunshine City itself, Molly is a human sunbeam. Anyone at CrossFit9 will tell you Molly is a tireless cheerleader for her teammates, finder of endless positivity, and just really, genuinely sweet. You’d… Read more »
“Slow and steady wins the race.”
Masters Regional Qualifiers are upon us, and resident badass Brad Prescott is representing CrossFit9. No better time to sit down and see what makes this featured athlete tick.
Nelson has been working out at CrossFit9 since April of 2012.
Age: 57 Fitness background: Marathons, Tae Kwon Do, Black Cat Kenpo. Prior to joining CF9, I was a member of the Tampa Bay Dragon Boat Team and competed with the Blade Runners, until a car accident forced me to stop paddling. At the end of my rehab I started doing boot camps and TRX training for my… Read more »
Name: Duncan McCalla Age: 36 Fitness background: “Not much really. The usual gym routine, running, outdoor activities like mountain biking.” How long have you been CrossFitting?: “Started at Crossfit Unleashed over in Tampa in February 2012.” Least favorite CrossFit exercise or WOD?: “If only this was Double Jeopardy. What are overhead squats?! Anyone who has been… Read more »
“I was told to go ‘grab a 400’ with the other foundations students. After I found out what that meant and with my Olivia Newton John sneakers tied tightly, I started out the door running with everyone. I got to about 50 meters when I stopped for some air. I walked the rest of the… Read more »