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Crossfit 2.0

After eight months and 80 classes of training at Crossfit Edmonton (CFE), this article continues my Crossfit journey.

I recently tore both my meniscus and ACL in my left knee while coaching my daughters U8 soccer team. I was sprinting on the field, caught my toe in the grass, fell and twisted my leg, causing my knee ligaments to tear. It has been a heart wrenching couple of months, waiting for an MRI, specialist appointments and later, surgery. Followed by weeks of yoga and physio, and questions of when can I get back to the gym? When can I ride my bike? When can I run? Summer crept slowly by, as I sat watching Netflix, icing my knees. I was so impatient with myself after my injury. But, following the appropriate wait time after surgery, the amazing CFE coaches encouraged me to come back, and created modified Crossfit workouts that I could safely perform.

READ THE FULL STORY IN THE LATEST EDITION OF THE DIGITAL MAGAZINE.

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