Athlete Profile

Athlete: Joe Ames

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North East
CrossFit Florian
CrossFit Florian
200 lb


Filthy 5026:20
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m--
Run 5k20:53
Clean & Jerk255 lb
Snatch200 lb
Deadlift445 lb
Back Squat325 lb
Max Pull-ups--


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. Four years later, I am still learning and hoping to stay active in the sport for many more years.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I stick to a macro based diet for most of the year and believe that supplements have made a huge difference in my training and recovery. I am fairly new to that part of dieting and only wish someone had coached me on that side earlier.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

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

I vary the intensity of my training depending on the time of year and my work schedule, but I do listen to my body and give it a rest when needed.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

June 2012


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