Athlete: Lindsey Valenzuela
|Fight Gone Bad||415|
|Clean & Jerk||255 lb|
|Back Squat||300 lb|
My name is Lindsey Valenzuela and I have been an athlete all my life. As a child I participated in jazzdance, swam, and played volleyball. My main athletic focus turned to volleyball as I grew into my middle school and high school years. I was fortunate enough to carry my love for the sport of volleyball into a college career at California Lutheran University. It was as a college volleyball player that I discovered Olympic Weightlifing. I used the lifts as my offseason strength program during my college volleyball career. Although my college volleyball career eventually ended my passion to compete did not. The passion for competition led to my start as a competitive Olympic Weightlifter. It was also through Olympic Weightlifting that I stumbled upon the sport of CrossFit. I now use these two sports to satisfy my competitive spirit, and am very thankful for the opportunity to be an elite athlete in both. The motto I swear by is simple, BELIEVE!
How I Eat
I weigh and measure my food
Mike Dolce of The Dolce Diet!
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
Coach Dusty Hyland
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
Swam in my youth, Volleyball in my teens, High School, and College.
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
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
My rest days are active recovery.
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Est. September 2009