Athlete: Chris Garay
|Fight Gone Bad||--|
|Clean & Jerk||100 kg|
|Back Squat||315 lb|
Drummer who dabbled in triathlon before starting CrossFit which led to Olympic lifting and gymnastics.
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
80/20 Paleo foods, lots of raw milk and dairy, plenty of desserts
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I write my own programming
I record my workouts
I receive coaching from Max Shank for weightlifting and gymnastics.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I regularly play recreational sports
Soccer, basketball, wrestling, and biking growing up. Drum corps during college. Triathlon after, jiu-jitsu now.
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
I have attended one or more specialty courses
I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit
I train other people
Started CrossFit at the University of Virginia student gym by myself, then joined CrossFit Charlottesville the day they opened. Certified CrossFit Level 1 Coach, CrossFit Endurance Coach, PICP Level 2 Coach OPT CCP (in progress), Precision Nutrition cert (in progress).
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
I typically exercise every weekday and rest on the weekends due to travel. Weightlifting, gymnastics, jiu-jitsu, and sprinting one to two times per day with plenty of sleep, rest, mobility, etc. thrown in to recover.
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Started May 2009