Close

Monthly Archives: July 2017

How A 52-Year-Old Went From Not Being Able To Do A Push-Up To Winning The CrossFit Games

Shellie Edington CrossFit Games Master

It all began on a hot August day in 2010. Shellie Edington, then 46, was attempting to peel her sweaty, sticky body off of a black exercise mat that was curling up at the corners¬≠ and causing other gym goers to trip over the edges. “I’m going to die here,” she thought, as she struggled to push off the ground. The former competitive gymnast, who once trained with Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton, could no longer do a single push-up. An extremely humbled Edington looked around the abandoned warehouse. It was a bare-boned CrossFit gym, the newly opened Fit […]

Read More