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Interview: Emma McQuaid

Talking training, overcoming injuries and mental preparedness with the 12th fittest women in the Crossfit Open Emma McQuaid is one of the fittest women in the UK, Europe and according to this years Crossfit Open placings, now the World. Whilst on a Regionals training camp in the USA we get a chance to chat with…

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Jamie Verden

Competitive Crossfit After An ACL Rupture As a competitive athlete I have put my body through a whole whirl wind of stressful situations, not only physically but mentally. For sure competing at a high level takes its toll and after years and years of competitive football, rugby and CrossFit something had to give! I suffered…

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Spencer Whiteley

‘GLC2000 helps keeps my aches at bay, and keeps me crossfitting’ My name is Spencer Whiteley and I have been doing CrossFit now for just short of three years. I stumbled across Crossfit as I found a box whilst looking for a new gym soon after leaving the Army after 15 years service. I left…

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Dean Hurley

Training squats and deadlifts in pretty much any rep scheme wasn’t possible, I’d get immediate knee pain followed by days of soreness. I had no confidence in compound movements and the weights I could previously lift were no longer possible. As such I went to fewer and fewer Crossfit sessions. My joint aches continued to…

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Emma McQuaid

‘Rebuilding the highest placing British female in the European Region open’ I’ve been a competitive quad bike racer for most of my life. So I’ve always been competitive. I was the rank in the top 10 in the UK and only raced against guys. I used to travel across the world for quad races, and…

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