Professional CrossFit athletes have spoken out against Glassman’s tweet and a growing list have said that they will not continue to support the organization unless they take further action to support the Black community, Morning Chalk Up reported. My quads also became quite larger, but you can't tell in that particular picture. WELCOME TO CROSSFIT. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Here's me snatching 145 with some of the worst stripper hips you'll ever see. CrossFit CEO's racist George Floyd tweet shows gyms can be fraught places for Black people Gyms are intimate spaces where you fear judgment but rely on others for your safety. Had a baby. Community, Competitions, Athletes, Tips, Recipes, … Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) ... “I, CrossFit HQ, and the CrossFit community will not stand for racism. My main goal is to now improve on my posture and RX as many workout as possible. Athletes, brands and hundreds of gyms are ending their affiliations with CrossFit after the fitness company’s CEO Greg Glassman tweeted a racist remark about George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. Went from a 3xl to xl shirts and 2xl shorts to larges. I made a mistake with the words I chose yesterday. Thomas Campitelli. I think CrossFit brought functional fitness to the masses and that is a GREAT thing. The founder and CEO of CrossFit is stepping down after his tweet about George Floyd sparked a social media backlash and a wave of … “You're doing your best to brand us as racist and you know it's bullshit,” Glassman wrote back. When I started, couldn't run more than 400 without stopping, couldn't skwaat anything close to bodyweight, and gymnastics were impossible. Would be much appreciated if you could share your story. 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. Recently, we have been in discussions regarding a new agreement, however, in light of recent events, we have made the decision to end our partnership with CrossFit HQ,” Reebok said in a statement to Footwear News. Not only Crossfit but a big difference in the first 5 months. https://www.instagram.com/p/BKS9GIajynd/?taken-by=mega_muscles. I made a mistake by the words I chose yesterday. Featured Daily: December 19, 2020 201219. All of you have done great work! No pics right now, but the transformation has been insane. On Saturday, CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman ignited a fury by posting an insensitive Tweet that referenced George Floyd. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. CrossFit’s days of backlash started when Alyssa Royse, an affiliate owner from Seattle, posted an email that she had received from Glassman in response to a letter she wrote detailing why her gym would be leaving the brand. — CrossFit (@CrossFit) June 8, 2020. 210# to 177#. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and … It was a mistake, not racist but a mistake. This is my 1 year transformation. This SubReddit is for discussion of CrossFit, functional fitness, weightlifting and the lifestyle, nutrition and training methodologies involved. Reading this today is an "Ah-ha! 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. And as of Monday morning, at least 300 gyms have dropped their CrossFit affiliation and changed their names, according to a Google Spreadsheet that began circulating on Reddit. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. 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. Thanks for sharing that. You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. This was during my first month of CrossFit three years ago. For several, like Seattle's Northwest CrossFit, these comments were merely the straw that broke … I would like to lose some more fat/weight, but it's not high on my list any more. I started tracking my nutrition, and easily dropped 15 lbs in a few months - really leaned out. 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