Invictus Masters Athlete, John Mariotti, doing a sled pull at the 2023 CrossFit Games.

Fitness and Quality of Life as a Masters Athlete
Interview by Nichole Kribs

John is a longtime Invictus Masters athlete who first competed in the Open at age 55. He has made multiple Games appearances, taking 2nd place in 2022 in the 65+ division after not even intentionally training for Games. “My concept is simple…I don’t want to train for the Games. I want to train for health and longevity. The contest is a bonus!”

With intense training regimens and strict nutrition plans and schedules, quality of life is an area many athletes can improve upon. John is a master of this pursuit and he sat down with his coach, Nichole Kribs, to talk about how he makes sure that’s his number one priority. Watch…

Fitness and Quality of Life as a Masters Athlete

This is not the first time John has been featured on our blog and there’s a reason why. Read more about him and his training/life philosophy…

Coaching a Bada$$ Masters Athlete for Longevity

Invictus Masters Program

This program offers a well thought out training program designed specifically for masters athletes (35+) who are looking to compete at a higher level in the sport of CrossFit, or those who want to generally improve their athleticism and ability to keep up with the young kids in their CrossFit gym. The program places year round emphasis on mobility and stability exercises, and movements that we have seen directly benefit master athletes.

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Samanta Domson
Samanta Domson
October 27, 2023 8:59 am

John’s approach to training for health and longevity rather than just competition is a valuable lesson for all athletes.

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