Athlete Profile

Athlete: Rich Froning

Rich Froning's Profile Picture
Central East
195 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad508
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk370 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift545 lb
Back Squat445 lb
Max Pull-ups75


Servant of Christ. Husband. Son. Brother. Coach. CrossFitter. Galatians 6:14


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?

1-2 years


Athlete Coverage

Hosts Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland predict what Open Workout 14.5 will bring and who on the men's side will win it all.
Video, Posted Thu, 03.27.14
The mild climate and beautiful geography means San Franciscans enjoy being active and outdoorsy. A perfect—maybe foggy—storm for CrossFit. Photos by Matt Bischel San Francisco,...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.26.14
With four weeks down and one to go, hosts Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland give a complete wrap-up of Open Workout 14.4. 
Video, Posted Tue, 03.25.14
The reigning champions notched the world's top scores on Open Workout 14.4.   The reigning CrossFit Games champions Rich Froning Jr. and Samantha Briggs notched the world’s top scores on...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.24.14
"It's not about winning the Open. I want to be more than an Open athlete." Photos courtesy of Christopher Nolan Preparing for Open Workout 14.1 with a back-up jump rope never...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.21.14
The biggest event of the Open will be held in San Francisco, Calif. Tickets are on sale now.   Don't miss the live announcement of Open Workout 14.5. Immediately after CrossFit Games...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.20.14
"It's kind of surreal," Sansbury said. Photos courtesy of Jon Bollinger.   Chris Sansbury put up 175 reps in Open Workout 14.3. Only one man in the Central East posted a better...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.20.14
"To me, it’s that savage warrior mentality that the Vikings and Indians had ... Grooming was just a pain because there were many more things to be done. It’s a warrior attitude." ~Jared...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.17.14
The world's top scores on 14.2 were set by Leblanc-Bazinet (404), and Hernandez (396).   Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Irving Hernandez notched the world’s best scores on Open Workout 14.2...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.12.14
Notching 10 rounds of 30 double-unders and 15 75-lb. power snatches in 10 minutes, Shamblin beat Rich Froning's record performance from 2011 by two reps.   Only one man beat Drew...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.06.14