Megan May - Biography
Megan began CrossFit in January of 2011 at Reebok CrossFit Miami Beach. She instantly fell in love with the intensity and the community that built around it. With her extensive training and competitive background she began coaching and training heavily at IMT CrossFit and Reebok CrossFit Miami Beach, the original CrossFit boxes in the RhinoCo Fitness family. From there she continued to grow with RhinoCo and moved to New York City in 2012 to help open and run, as Head Trainer, and later the manager of, Reebok CrossFit 5th Ave. In 2016 Megan traveled to Dubai for an epic opportunity to help open and manage CrossFit Gold Box in Dubai. She is back state-side now, and is currently coaches at Reebok CrossFit Miami Beach in Miami.
Megan is a title holding professional figure competitor in the NGA and WNBF all-natural, bodybuilding and fitness associations as well as holder of the 2009 WNBF “Ms. Fit Body” title. Megan began her training and sports career as a competitive gymnast for 5 years and then moved into coaching. For 11 years she trained, conditioned, and coached nationally ranked gymnasts. In this precision sport, Megan developed a well trained eye for technique, form, and skill.
In addition to Megan’s technical qualifications, she is deeply passionate about fitness and athletics. Megan brings an unmatched, charismatic excitement with her that motivates and empowers individuals to realize their potential. Megan possesses an infectious, genuine love for fitness and is honored to be a motivator and a guide.
“CrossFit is a place that I am able to discover, and be in touch with, my inner warrior. Each WOD is a new opportunity to overcome new challenges, push myself beyond limits, and test my physical strength and my drive within. CrossFit combines power, strength, and skill that all translates perfectly into everyday life.”
Certifications & Education:
B.S. in Exercise Science – Magna Cum Laude Honors
- CrossFit Level 1
- CrossFit Olympic Lifting
- CrossFit Mobility
- CrossFit Kids
- Coach’s Prep Course (Level 2)
- Carl Paoli Freestyle Connection
- Suspended Bodyweight Trainer (SBT)
- National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer
- NGA Pro Figure
- WNBF Pro Figure
- WNBF Ms Fit Body
- 2013 Reebok CrossFit 5th Ave Regional Team Competitor
- 2014 Reebok CrossFit 5th Ave Regional Team Competitor
- Appeared on Kelly and Michael Morning show for CrossFit
- BoxLife Magazine cover model for inaugural edition, a nationally distributed CrossFit focused publication
- Published writer in Fitness Magazine