Athlete Profile

Athlete: Jessie Jo Young

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South Central
CrossFit Abilene
CrossFit Abilene
140 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad373
Sprint 400m0:57
Run 5k24:03
Clean & Jerk215 lb
Snatch170 lb
Deadlift340 lb
Back Squat275 lb
Max Pull-ups43


I'm a full-time ER Physician Assistant at Hendrick Hospital in Abilene, TX. I have the best husband a girl could ask for and I'm obsessed with our furball of a puppy. My passions are faith, family, and fitness.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

I eat paleo-ish

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 played college sports

Div. I pole vaulter

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

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

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I do 2 workouts in a day on my days off of work and at least one workout a day if I work unless it's a recovery day.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

In the sport of CrossFit, every second counts. In the sport of CrossFit, every second counts. That was the case on Day 3 of the South Central Regional at...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
Jenn Jones and Roy Gamboa continue to lead in the South Central Region. Individual athletes appeared refreshed and well-rested Saturday afternoon as they took...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Day 1 at the South Central Regional started out like another day in the gym—except for those thousands of people watching. Day 1 at the South Central Regional started out...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
CrossFit Central Downrown Black sits in first after Day 1. Athletes of the South Central Regional arrived at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio Friday morning eager to...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
Last year's CrossFit Games qualifiers are back. But they'll have some new faces to contend with. Cassidy Lance Holly Mata Jessie Jo Young Candice Ruiz Chely Galvin...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.21.14
"As much as I loved being an athlete, I knew my passion for other people’s fitness had grown larger than what I had for my own, and it just came naturally." Photo by Abigail Wesson Roy Gamboa...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.26.14