Motivational Crossfit Advice from 5 Top Canadian Athletes

The Canadian Crossfit athletes often have an exceptionally dedicated view towards their training and the way they compete, without losing sight of the fun side of the sport of fitness. These quotes and pieces of advice will help you to do the same with your Crossfit journey.

LUCAS PARKER

“I believe that for homo sapiens to flourish, we must strive for development in the physical realm and in the intellectual realm.”

lucas parker crossfit games photographs
“Training is not any single event..not any single workout, or week’s worth of workouts, or a month of workouts. Training is for your lifetime.“

Canada West

  • 27 years old
  • 5‘8‘‘
  • 187 lb
  • 1st place at west Regional 2015
  • Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology
  • Rogue athlete -> helped develop products for the signature series
  • born in Montreal
  • grew up in Victoria, B.C.
  • 15th place at 2012 CrossFit Games
  • Provincial weightlifting champion
  • Background: rugby and weightlifting

“I don’t always go to failure, but when I do, I fail like a cat.“

“Our physical existence encompasses our health and our fitness: two aspects of life that are sadly neglected in the modern era.“

“Training is not any single event..not any single workout, or week’s worth of workouts, or a month of workouts. Training is for your lifetime.“

canadian athletes lucas parker
Lucas Parker after the swim event at The CrossFit Games

“CrossFit means to me opportunity.“


lucas parker crossfit games photographs © CrossFit Inc

canadian athletes lucas parker © Robbie Wild Hudson

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Editor-In-Chief at BOXROX. I come from a background of rugby and weightlifting. Growing up in the English Lake District, I spent a great deal of time swimming in its stunning lakes and rivers. In 2015 my brothers and I became the first people to swim the 145km length of the River Eden, from source to mouth, in 9 days. We also swam the Corryvreckan whirlpool, the third largest in the world, and Crossfit is a huge part of my training for these events.

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