Karissa Pearce

Karissa Pearce is elite CrossFit competitor and this past 2019 he achieved for the second time, his best result in the Games, 5th place.


Year and place of birth: 1989 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Height: 1.60 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Instagram: karipearcecrossfit
Box: CrossFit Spot, New York.

Withdrawal from competition

In October 2021 Pearce announces his retirement from competition in an Instagram post. His last competition would be the ROGUE Invitational in which he placed 7th.

Kari Pearce before CrossFit

Before trying CrossFit, Kari has competed in different sports. She started with the gymnastics at the age of 3 and competed for 18 years. weightlifter but only a year later, certain injuries, most likely stemming from his previous gymnastic career, caused him to change his sport again and take up gymnastics. bodybulding. When Kari competed in her first physique show championship, the American realized that the sport wasn't quite what she was looking for.

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When he took up CrossFit, he quickly realized the advantage over the other sports he had previously played and just 6 months later, he was competing in the US Eastern Regionals and earning his first Games berth.

Kari tried her first CrossFit class in November 2014 in New York.


Kari Pearce trains up to 3 times a day although the sum of all of them does not exceed 3 hours. In addition, 2 or 3 days a week she incorporates a rowing or swimming session. And more sporadically, a running session.

The athlete stresses that she never skips her training session. mobility daily.


The American athlete divides her caloric intake into 5/6 meals a day to which she adds a few shakes as snacks. She strives for each of her meals to contain a balanced combination of complete carbohydrates, healthy fats and low-fat protein. We've seen Kari follow the RP Strength guidelines.

It is very important for the athlete to follow this diet because when she does not, the athlete notices a direct negative impact on her training performance.

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Kari's program

Pearce is not known to have any major brands supporting her in terms of sponsorship. The athlete shares on her social networks several programs to help athletes improve their abs, pull ups or in general their performance in CrossFit.