Haley Adams, CrossFit phenom, discusses being a role model and her mission to win the CrossFit Games
Haley Adams won CrossFit’s teen division in 2018, and said then that she would win the CrossFit Games within 5 years. Since moving up to the adult division two years ago, she has turned in 6th and 4th place finishes at the Games and is looking for an even stronger performance this year. She joins the WHOOP Podcast to detail her journey to the top of the sport, how she thinks about performance, and why she tries to help girls who are getting into CrossFit. Haley sits down with Mike Lombardi to talk about finding success in CrossFit at a young age (2:05 ), switching from gymnastics to CrossFit (3:12 ), how different workouts affect your recovery (6:17 ), being a role model for the next generation of athletes (10:16 ), overcoming low recoveries (14:52 ), eating before bed (16:33 ), training and sleep (19:02 ), where she finds her inspiration (20:25 ), competing against her idols (21:37 ), and the new era of CrossFit (24:25 ).
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