Athlete Profile

Athlete: Zachary Forrest

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South West
Max Effort Avengers
CrossFit Max Effort
175 lb


Filthy 5015:34
Fight Gone Bad425
Sprint 400m1:01
Run 5k20:00
Clean & Jerk325 lb
Snatch265 lb
Deadlift485 lb
Back Squat425 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 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"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
Find out who's competing at the 2012 South West Regional.   The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of...
Article, Posted Tue, 04.24.12
Open Workout 12.5 is a repeat of the last workout of the 2011 Open. What a perfect way to see how you've improved over the last year. How has your training gone? Can you beat the old you? If those...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.22.12
Chris Spealler and Taylor Richards-Lindsay turned in the top performances on 12.4.   ...and then there was one. Week 4 came and went over the weekend, meaning only a single workout...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.19.12
Tiffany Hendrickson and Nick Zambruno sealed 1st on 12.3 with nearly 13 and 14 rounds each.   The third week of the Open competition came and went over the weekend, meaning we are now on...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.12.12
"Honestly, set up, set up, set up, were on my mind."     On March 3, there was a showdown in Sin City. Not the ones of the gun-slinging past, but one involving heavy barbells. The...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.07.12
Top athletes from the South West have risen and fallen across the board.    The Open competition is all about playing to one's strengths, which explains why we saw an ebb and flow among...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.05.12
What could be worse than seven minutes of burpees? (Hell, perhaps.)     This weekend marked the beginning of the Open competition in the CrossFit South West...
Article, Posted Mon, 02.27.12
"I feel good, I feel ready for the next months," Peter Egyed says. The four-time Games competitor would have been in the ranks of Chris Spealler had he qualified for the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games....
Video, Posted Mon, 02.13.12