Athlete Profile

Athlete: Talayna Fortunato

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South East
CrossFit Redline
69 kg


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m1:09
Run 5k21:03
Clean & Jerk215 lb
Snatch190 lb
Deadlift315 lb
Back Squat275 lb
Max Pull-ups75


I'm a physical therapist with a CrossFit habit. A college gymnast and heptathlete in my former life, originally from TN and now living in sunny Naples, FL. My other interests are a good glass of vino, sweet potato fries, the beach, and music... not necessarily in that order. I write a blog and my sponsors are Reebok, Kill Cliff, and RSP Nutrition.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

I try to keep it clean on weekdays. Sometimes I count Macros.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

CrossFit Redline

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

Gymnastics, Heptathlon, Pole Vault

My Experience With CrossFit

I have attended one or more specialty courses

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?

4+ years

Since October 2009.


Athlete Coverage

  If there’s one word to describe this year’s Atlantic Regional, it would be “dominance.” From Event 1, all three Atlantic Regional winners took first place overall and never relinquished it...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.22.16
  After missing last year’s CrossFit Games, both Christy Adkins and Talayna Fortunato have returned and are focused on top spots. Adkins missed qualifying for the 2015 Games by 70 points,...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.20.16
  If you missed our article last week on how these regional seeds are created, along with a look at how well they have performed in the past at predicting Games qualifiers, check it out...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.19.16
Go backstage with Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Annie Thorisdottir, Sam Briggs, as well as several athletes and the Games crew while they prep for the announcement of Workout 15.5—the final for the 2015...
Video, Posted Fri, 04.10.15
Hosts Sean Woodland and Pat Sherwood are breaking down the top contenders on the women's side on this "CrossFit Games Update." The top contender? None other than two-time champ Annie Thorisdottir and...
Video, Posted Thu, 07.17.14
"It's crazy to think how she has consistently been one of the fittest in the world," said Fisher of Voboril. Two very different female athletes shared the 2014...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.16.14
"I want to go into the Games psychologically ready to rumble and not burned out like last year." Talayna Fortunato took third at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games, and followed...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.08.14
  "She was embarrassed people would know she was a masters competitor, but I encouraged her to own it," Talayna Fortunato said.   After finishing the Open and Masters Qualifier in...
Article, Posted Thu, 06.26.14
"If you don't learn to love the process, and learn to love who you are throughout it, you won't ever be successful. I had to learn that." Before Lauren Brooks qualified...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.14.14
During this year’s South East Regional, Noah Ohlsen found himself in a familiar spot: first place at the end of Day 1. But in 2013, he slipped in the days that followed to end his weekend in seventh...
Video, Posted Fri, 06.13.14