Athlete Profile

Athlete: Richard Froning Jr.

Richard Froning Jr.'s Profile Picture
Central East
CrossFit Mayhem Freedom
CrossFit Mayhem
198 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad508
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk370 lb
Snatch305 lb
Deadlift570 lb
Back Squat475 lb
Max Pull-ups75



How I Eat

I eat whatever is convenient

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational 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 train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Will the "Froning Factor" be enough to overcome having two rookies and some minor injuries?   With current Fittest Man on Earth Mat Fraser off the roster due to injury, coach Rich Froning will...
Video, Posted Sun, 11.20.16
At long last.     CrossFit fans from around the world descended on the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, Canada, to watch the capstone event in the...
Article, Posted Thu, 11.17.16
CrossFit Games analyst Pat Sherwood catches up with the fittest man in history, Rich Froning. The two discuss Froning’s second year filling a dual role as competitor and coach at the 2016 CrossFit...
Video, Posted Fri, 10.28.16
  Rich Froning has found his way with the ladies. "It's a tough thing to work with two different genders. You've gotta learn how to talk to women and talk to guys,” he said days after his...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.22.16
 CrossFit Games analyst Tommy Marquez chats with 2015 Affiliate Cup champions, CrossFit Mayhem. The team is headed to Carson to defend its title after a first-place finish at this year's Central...
Video, Posted Fri, 07.01.16
  It all comes down to the final regional event. Out of the 30 Games qualifiers determined so far, 10 changed position in the overall standings based on their performances in the final...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.26.16
Follow Director of the Games Dave Castro as he travels to five different host cities for the 2016 live Open announcements. Castro offers insights into how he prepares for each announcement and...
Video, Posted Mon, 05.09.16
On this episode of Road to the Games, catch up with "The Avengers”—four-time Games champ Rich Froning, two-time Games silver medalist Mat Fraser, 2015 Fittest Man on Earth Ben Smith, 2015 Fittest...
Video, Posted Wed, 04.27.16
  This Thursday, retired four-time Games champion Rich Froning will face reigning champion Ben Smith and two-time silver medalist Mat Fraser at the Live Announcement of Open Workout 16.5,...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.22.16
  Rich Froning and Julie Abildgaard have set the world’s top scores on Open Workout 16.4, the 13-minute AMRAP of 55 deadlifts (225 lb./155 lb.), 55 wall-ball shots, a 55-calorie row, and 55...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.21.16