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Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad Age

35

Elijah Muhammad Height

72 in

Elijah Muhammad Weight

194 lb

Elijah Muhammad Country

United States

Elijah Muhammad Croosfit box

CrossFit Unorthodox

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Introduction to Elijah Muhammad

Elijah “EZ” Muhammad is a name that resonates deeply within the CrossFit community. Not only has he made a mark as a competitor, but his contributions extend beyond the gym through his involvement in charitable work and commitment to inclusivity in fitness. As a two-time CrossFit Games qualifier, Muhammad’s journey through CrossFit is both inspiring and a testament to his dedication to the sport and the community.

Early Life and Background of Elijah Muhammad

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Elijah Muhammad’s athletic journey began with a background in basketball, where he showcased his skills at Tennessee Technological University. Transitioning from the basketball court to the CrossFit arena, Muhammad found a new avenue to channel his competitive spirit and physical capabilities. His early exposure to the importance of community support and mentorship has played a crucial role in shaping his path, not just as an athlete but as a community leader.

Elijah Muhammad’s CrossFit Journey

Muhammad’s CrossFit journey is marked by significant milestones that include multiple appearances at the CrossFit Games, showcasing his versatility and excellence in the sport. His participation in the CrossFit community goes back to 2011, demonstrating not only his competitive prowess but also his evolution as an athlete over the years. His achievements include a top placement in the 2015 CrossFit Games, where he finished 16th, and a remarkable performance in the 2017 Games, securing the 35th spot.

Competitive Achievements of Elijah Muhammad

Throughout his CrossFit career, Muhammad has consistently proven his strength and endurance across a variety of events. His competitive record is impressive, with notable rankings in both individual and age group quarterfinals, regionals, and semifinals. His benchmark stats, including a back squat of 507 lbs and a snatch of 310 lbs, highlight his strength and technical skill. Muhammad’s philosophy of pushing through intensity and his strategic approach to competitions have been key to his success on the global stage.

Personal Life and Community Engagement

Beyond his achievements in CrossFit, Elijah Muhammad is deeply committed to giving back to the community. He is the founder of Project Onyx, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers for Black and Brown teens and young adults in health and fitness. Additionally, his work with Forging Youth Resilience and his outreach at the Goodman Community Center in Madison, Wisconsin, reflect his passion for promoting fitness and mentorship among underprivileged youth. Muhammad’s efforts aim to diversify the CrossFit world and inspire the next generation to embrace health and wellness.

Elijah Muhammad’s journey from a collegiate basketball player to a celebrated CrossFit athlete and community advocate exemplifies his multifaceted impact. His dedication to fitness, family, and fostering positive change in the lives of young people cements his legacy not just within CrossFit, but in the broader sphere of health and wellness.

Elijah Muhammad benchmarks

Squat: 507 lb
Clean: 385 lb
Snatch: 310 lb
Deadlift: 565 lb
Fran: 128 s
Grace: 75 s
Sprint 400m: 58 s
Fight Gone Bad: 425 reps
Max Pull-ups: 87 reps

Elijah Muhammad stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Age Group Semifinal 20231741%29Men (35-39)
Age Group Quarterfinal 20231998%1742Men (35-39)
Open 20231099%34684Men (35-39)
Individual Quarterfinals 202242094%7274Men
Open 2022306198%154815Men
Individual Quarterfinals 202193088%8011Men
Open 2021372097%137461Men
Open 202019299%133874Men
Open 201958599%195562Men
Open 201836799%227562Men
Games 20173510%39Men
South 2017492%50Men
Open 201737299%214519Men
South 2016687%48Men
Open 201657799%178510Men
Games 20151660%40Men
Atlantic 2015392%40Men
Open 201514099%153272Men
South East 2014491%46Men
Open 201413799%80284Men
South East 2013589%48Men
Open 20134999%52169Men
Open 2011184978%8620Men

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