Athlete Profile

Athlete: Candice Ruiz

Candice Ruiz's Profile Picture
South Central
CrossFit Iron Horse
CrossFit Iron Horse
140 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk0 lb
Snatch0 lb
Deadlift0 lb
Back Squat0 lb
Max Pull-ups0



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

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

I regularly play recreational sports

Once a Marine, always a Marine!

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

17th Place, 2010 CF Games 29th Place, 2012 CF Games


Athlete Coverage

"Last year's loss definitely refueled the fire for my training in preparation for this year's Regional."   As the 2012 South Central Regional approached, the past loomed large in...
Article, Posted Fri, 06.29.12
Games qualifiers Azadeh Boroumand and Candice Ruiz of South Central, talk training, receiving support and why they do what they do. Video by Again Faster
Video, Posted Tue, 06.12.12
Raw footage from Women's Event 6 in the South Central Region.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.03.12
South Central Women's Event 3 raw footage.    
Video, Posted Thu, 05.03.12
Games Qualifying Women: Azadeh Boroumand, Candice Ruiz and Kelley Hennigan. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Mon, 04.30.12
As with South East women, no woman in South Central was able to finish Workout 6 within the 17-minute time cap. Azadeh Boroumand came out victorious yet again with only 1 missed rep and finishing at...
Video, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Azadeh Boroumand is a name no one can forget. She dominated the Snatch Ladder with a 15-pound PR at 170. She blew other competitors out of the water with Kelley Hennigan coming in 2nd with 145 pounds...
Video, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Both familiar and new faces from the South Central Region will be packing their bags for California in July. Going in to the last event, a couple of South Central Regional veterans were...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Azadeh Boroumand set a PR by 15 pounds in the snatch, and Aja Barto was the only male competitor to complete all 15 bars in Workout 5. With only a short night’s rest, the...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Former NFL player Paul Smith set the world record so far in Workout 3 with 4:01. Day 2 began with some sore athletes, a bigger crowd and lots of energy. A world record was set in...
Article, Posted Sat, 04.28.12