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At Born Primitive, we are drawn to people who have strong mindsets and passionate hearts. As our Middle East brand grows, we are so excited to get to meet along the way, whether in person or via social media - we are honoured to see them as they grow and make their way on their journeys.
Going forward, we will be sharing the stories of many that cross our paths, so get ready to be inspired!
We’re kicking this series off with Crossfit athlete and coach: Hussain Sami AlSaad in Kuwait City. With a dedication to his craft and passion for educating and coaching others, Hussain has become a shining example of what it means to be a CrossFit athlete.
From his early beginnings as a fitness enthusiast to now competing at an elite level, Hussain's story is one of perseverance, determination, and unwavering commitment to his goals.
Curious, how did Hussain get introduced to CrossFit??
After ten years in bodybuilding, Hussain discovered that there is more to training than just a body shape. He wanted to do something that would increase his fitness, speed, and strength. So he started combining cardio with bodybuilding, which he discovered was very similar to a sport called CrossFit. Intrigued, he went for his first CrossFit class and has never looked back.
So, whether you're an experienced athlete or just starting your fitness journey, Hussain's story is sure to motivate and inspire you to push beyond your limits and achieve greatness. Join us as we find out more about who Hussain is, his personal goals, and tips for others interested in CrossFit.
Hussain is also a registered nutritionist and works with the Kuwait National Team for Athletics and Kazima Athletic Team.
“Exercise has become a necessity, not a luxury.”
For those who don't know what Battle Of The East is, it is one of the largest fitness festivals in the Middle East, based in Kuwait City, where Crossfit athletes from around the Middle East compete in a weekend long event.
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For those who are considering trying CrossFit as a beginner, Hussain encourages the importance of starting at the basics and focusing on getting them right before you get to the complicated movements. And also to know that if you work at the basics, you can really improve your fitness and health. While everyone is different, finding a gym and a coach who can teach you properly is really important.
It is easy to look at his and other CrossFit athlete’s Instagram profiles and see them performing handstand walks, muscle ups, and lifting heavy barbells and think yourself,“ I want to do that!” or “I’ll never be able to do that!” It’s important to note that they have worked hard to get there and are practicing and putting in the work every day. Some athletes, such as Hussain, share their training journeys in stories, which is great to follow.
Join us as we follow Hussain's journey as a Crossfit Athlete. You can find Hussain on instagram @alsaad5000 where he shares his training and nutritional tips and hacks.
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