Athlete Profile

Athlete: Whitney Welsch

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136 lb


Filthy 5019:46
Fight Gone Bad353
Sprint 400m1:07
Run 5k23:09
Clean & Jerk100 kg
Snatch82 kg
Deadlift315 lb
Back Squat275 lb
Max Pull-ups32


Former Division II Collegiate Soccer Player. Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Coaches Olympic lifting and CrossFit At Toro Grande Crossfit. 2010 CrossFit Games Competitor.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

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

I have a coach who determines my programming

I train 2-3 days a week with Ursula Garza, and the remainder of the week I train out of my garage or at Toro Grande

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

NCAA II Soccer, High school soccer, track, basketball

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 train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I train around my work schedule which means 2 days at 4:30am, 2 evenings from 7-9pm and the remainder of the week I train evenings at home or on 2x a day on the weekend.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

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