Photo Illustration by Savana Ogburn; Photos by Anja Riedman and Karima Adi

Meet the Seniors Who Do CrossFit

Building strength and grit to live better, longer

“I think you can handle this,” says Karima Adi, holding out a 20-pound dumbbell. The weight is thankfully not for me — I’m still using a six-pound kettlebell — but for my workout buddy Bill Cox, a 70-year-old retiree living in London. We’re at CrossFit Shapesmiths in Clapham, where I’ve been invited to join the CrossFit…