Athlete Profile

Athlete: Phillip Kniep

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North Central
CrossFit Lincoln
CrossFit Lincoln
203 lb


Filthy 5014:35
Fight Gone Bad522
Sprint 400m1:05
Run 5k18:38
Clean & Jerk340 lb
Snatch275 lb
Deadlift550 lb
Back Squat465 lb
Max Pull-ups48


Follower of Jesus.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

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 college sports

I played professional 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 have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

CrossFit Games competitors find out that pushing this sled sucks.   The Individual men kicked off their third day of competition with a shuttle sprint for time and a rope-...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
CrossFit Omaha's Kyle Kasperbauer and Stacie Tovar, and CrossFit Lincoln's Phillip Kniep talk training, nutrition and competing at the Home Depot Center. 
Video, Posted Wed, 07.04.12
With so many different movements, every athlete had a strong suit to help propel them closer to their goal. With their eyes on the prize, the top 18 men and women, along with the top...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Brandon Pastorek finished 1st in the Snatch Ladder, wanting to prove he deserved to be at the Reigonal.   “Everybody hits a wall,” Brandon Pastorek says. “The best...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Games Qualifying Men: Kyle Kasperbauer, Phillip Kniep and Justin Allen See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
2011 Games competitor, Phillip Kniep finished the weekend strong with 1st place in Event 6. Brandon Pastorek finished 15 seconds behind him in 2nd, with Alex Nettey coming in 3rd.  Games Qualifying...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Brandon Pastorek finished 1st in the Snatch Ladder, lifting 255 pounds and getting 13 double-unders. Jared Stevens and Phillip Kniep followed by each snatching 245. Stevens got 2nd with 22 double-...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Timing of transitions and pacing were key in what proved to be the most physically taxing workout yet. The anticipation for Workout 4 had been rising all morning. The North Central...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Kyle Kasperbauer continues to dominate North Central with another 1st place finish in Event 4. Andrew Koch and Phillip Kneip follow in 2nd and 3rd, respectively.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Elisabeth Akinwale set a new world record on Event 3 with a time of 4:06.           Temperatures in McCook, Ill., will hover near 90 degrees today, but the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12