ARTICLE: THIS ONE-ARMED CROSSFIT ATHLETE WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK YOUR EXERCISE EXCUSES

CrossFit:

For time: 

Rx:
21 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs
7 Muscle-ups 
18 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
6 Muscle-ups 
15 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
5 Muscle-ups 
12 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
4 Muscle-ups

Competition:
21 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs
7 Jumping Muscle-ups 
18 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
6 Jumping Muscle-ups 
15 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
5 Jumping Muscle-ups 
12 Thrusters, 95/65 lbs 
4 Jumping Muscle-ups 

Performance:
21 Thrusters, 65-75/45-55 lbs
14 Pull-Ups (Band OK)
7 Dips (Band OK)
18 Thrusters, 65-75/45-55 lbs 
12 Pull-Ups (Band OK)
6 Dips (Band OK)
15 Thrusters, 65-75/45-55 lbs 
10 Pull-Ups (Band OK)
5 Dips (Band OK)
12 Thrusters, 65-75/45-55 lbs 
8 Pull-Ups (Band OK)
4 Dips (Band OK)

Fitness:
21 Thrusters, 25-45/15-35 lbs
14 Ring Rows
7 Push-Ups (Elevated OK)
18 Thrusters, 25-45/15-35 lbs 
12 Ring Rows
6 Push-Ups (Elevated OK)
15 Thrusters, 25-45/15-35 lbs 
10 Ring Rows
5 Push-Ups (Elevated OK)
12 Thrusters, 25-45/15-35 lbs 
8 Ring Rows
4 Push-Ups (Elevated OK)

Article:

For Luke Ericson, lifting a barbell once seemed impossible.

The CrossFit athlete was born without a left arm and with a left lung half the normal size. He also has scoliosis and was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. But that hasn't stopped him from competing in three fitness competitions, most recently the Wodapalooza Fitness Festival in Miami, where he won the Male Adaptive Award.

"I felt very honored and grateful to have been a part of it," Ericson, 20, tells PEOPLE. "This was the first time they offered an Adaptive division, in which men and women of all different abilities and conditions could compete head-to-head."

Although Ericson first tried weight training in high school, it wasn't until the last few years that he considered taking his passion to the next level. Read More

http://www.people.com/article/luke-ericson-bodybuilder-one-arm