“Before this, I couldn’t run 800m, now I’m running 7 miles. I couldn’t do 4 unbroken burpees, now I can do 30. I couldn’t do 10 push-ups, now I can do 25. I couldn’t do a pul-lup, now I can string together 5.”
“Throughout the past year I proved to myself that I could love myself and be happy in my own skin.”
Nikki Hehn’s story has it all: Hard-fought weight loss. Beating an eating disorder. And most importantly: Forging a new relationship with herself.
Meet Jessica Zak, one of our CrossFit and CF9 Barbell athletes whose journey can answer the age-old question: Will lifting weights make me bulky?
It’s been almost 3 years since I stepped through the doors of CrossFit9. I was looking for a change. At that point in my life I was a shy, way-too-skinny girl with asthma, used to sprinting on a treadmill and doing supersets on non-functional machines at a local gym. I had fallen into the trap of… Read more »