Karen Peirce – CrossFit Jääkarhu Coaches Bio
Karen is an athlete, coach, and box owner at CrossFit Jääkarhu. She loves to make her athletes feel like a million bucks and motivate everyone around her. Why? She believes that Community + Consistency = Success and you can get all that from Crossfit, no matter what level you train at.
After a 7 year Powerlifting career, and some endurance sports (marathons & tris) Karen discovered CrossFit. Since July 2009, Karen has competed in numerous competitions most notably, 5 South Central Regionals and on a team at the 2012 Crossfit Games. In addition to her Crossfit Level 1 Certification, Karen is certified as a Underground Strength Coach, Kettlebell Level 1, Strongman, Olympic LIfting and in Mobility. She has also attended the Coach’s Prep Course.
Using the crossfit methodology as a vehicle, Karen wants to help make her athletes better in all aspects of their life. After winning a battle against Cervical Cancer in 2014, Karen has become extremely aware that without your health you are nothing. Karen wants her athletes to be strong and confident, empowering them to take on anything.
As a competitor, Karen is training to ensure Crossfit Jääkarhu has a team at The Crossfit Games this year. As a Coach, Karen is educating, guiding, and encouraging her athletes to stay committed to their health. As a Box Owner, Karen is tirelessly working to grow her Thank You Department at Crossfit Jääkarhu.
Karen leads the morning and noon Fitness classes at CrossFit Jääkarhu. If you are interested in training with her, view the schedule to register for a complimentary class.