“Never Give Up”: How CrossFit Helped Stroke Survivor, Jeffrey Fisher, Defy the Odds and Make an Extraordinary Recovery

June 22, 2021 by
Credit: Ed Brantley

In September of 2011, Jeffrey Fisher’s life would be forever changed when he had a stroke. Little did he know at the time, but the long road ahead of him would include fighting to prove doctors and science wrong. 

There was something else he didn’t yet know as well, a new hobby would attract and surround him with a support system inside the walls of a CrossFit gym, Rhapsody Fitness.

One big thing: Mindset matters. It’s something that’s being taught more often inside CrossFit gyms but can be applied to any aspect of life. For Fisher, his fight to set goals and never quit is quite possibly the biggest contributor to how far he’s come in his recovery.

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