Athlete: Joe Ames
|Fight Gone Bad||--|
|Clean & Jerk||235 lb|
|Back Squat||325 lb|
I joined the CF community in June 2012 and immediately felt like I had found the balance between cardio and strength that had been missing in my workouts. Two years later I was fortunate to qualify for the 2014 Games. Humbling to say the least, I placed 13th among a field of incredibly fit 50+ year olds, but met some great people and had incredible support from family and friends along the way. The talent pool is getting deep, but the goal is always to get back to Carson!
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
My 98 year old great grandmother says "anything in moderation". I'm going with it.
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
Our competitive crew follows the same programming. Heavy and long with lots of goat work. I am two years into Crossfit, but have a ton to learn.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
Some triathalon and marathon running in my mid 40's, but Crossfit is much easier to manage from a time perspective. Longest tri was a half Ironman. Best Marathon was Boston ... 3:45.
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
My Work/Rest Schedule
I usually only do 1 workout a day
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?