Brista Mayfield, an elite Crossfit athlete (and former gymnast) from Anna, Texas, was never thought of as a power athlete. She started gymnastics at the age of seven and continued through college.
With the increase in popularity of the CrossFit training model, people have begun to appreciate the benefit of short duration, high intensity workout programs over previously idealized long sustained efforts such as running 5 miles. Largely, this idea focuses around your ability to improve a performance marker of athletic endurance called VO2 max.
In the inaugural address by Greg Glassman, he defined CrossFit* as an evidence-based fitness program that was “developed to enhance an individual’s competency at all physical tasks.”
CrossFit's fittest woman in Nova Scotia of 2015, Melanie Clarke, used Athletigen to help her get there. Melanie's Athletigen results revealed the genetic profile of her strengths and weaknesses, allowing her to form the precise strategies she needed to win this coveted title.