Athlete Profile

Athlete: Zachary Forrest

Zachary Forrest's Profile Picture
South West
CrossFit Max Effort
CrossFit Max Effort
170 lb


Filthy 5015:34
Fight Gone Bad425
Sprint 400m1:01
Run 5k20:00
Clean & Jerk315 lb
Snatch240 lb
Deadlift475 lb
Back Squat400 lb
Max Pull-ups74



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

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

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 1x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

  In one of the most exciting events of the weekend, Zach Forrest finished in 1st place with Matt Chan and Chris Spealler coming in tied for 2nd.  Games Qualifiers: Matt Chan, Patrick Burke and Chris...
Video, Posted Mon, 05.07.12
If there ever is an athlete capable of stealing the show, it's Spealler. And that's exactly what he did. It was a fight to the finish, and the top three men, women and teams of the...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Matt Chan had a great Day 2 at the South West Regional. He finished in 1st place in Event 4, beating Chris Spealler by almost 30 seconds. Zach Forrest is still holding strong after finishing in 3rd ...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
"More time on the clock would have been nice." By the time Workout 4 kicked off, the stands at the Douglas County Fairgrounds gym were packed and the crowd was nothing short...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
"I got really winded, but you just want to keep focused ... keep with your fundamentals." After a morning filled with Front Range CrossFit continuing its run in the team competition,...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Matt Chan set a new World Record with a time of 12:04. Patrick Burke remains in first place at the end of the day, followed by Chris Spealler, and Zach Forrest.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Chris Spealler set a new world record finishing Diane in just 1:52. Cody Jamison came in 2nd 26 seconds behind Speal with 2:18 and Shawn Woods just one second later in 3rd place. 
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Former Navy SEAL Zach Forrest has been CrossFitting since 2005. Last year, he earned 12th at the 2011 CrossFit Games. For Forrest, CrossFit started as combat training. It wasn't until later, after...
Video, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
"Last year was an eye opener, kind of like, 'I can hang with these guys if I really try.' So this year, I'm trying." Former Navy SEAL Operator Zach Forrest is used to being a target....
Article, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
Week 2 of the CrossFit Games Regionals kick off May 4 in the Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West Regions. 
Video, Posted Wed, 04.25.12