Athlete Profile

Athlete: Leonidas Jenkins

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175 lb


Filthy 5018:26
Fight Gone Bad404
Sprint 400m0:54
Run 5k17:15
Clean & Jerk285 lb
Snatch225 lb
Deadlift515 lb
Back Squat410 lb
Max Pull-ups60



How I Eat

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

Pancakes every Friday and imperial y tacos de pascado the rest of the time. People that know me know I don't diet.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played professional 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 train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I have started to follow the "less is more" philosophy. 1 good sesh per day, 5-6 days a week. The .com 3 on, 1 off seems to work very well....

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

11 years and counting.


Athlete Coverage

From the stands, fans screamed "Lando! Lando!" This morning, team BIGG Friends from Argentina took Latin America by surprise with two event wins to start the day. But...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.09.14
"Like in all competitions, I am heading in with a cold mentality, without caring about my adversaries," Joel Bran said. "I'm going in to do my job. I will let the results come from my training...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.08.14
"There are some incredible athletes in Latin America. Some I know and have competed against while others I haven't. It's going to be great fun."  For the last two years, only one...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.28.14
"The past two years, I was obsessed. I checked the standings every five minutes. This year is different. I am very much just enjoying myself."   What does it take to be No. 1 on...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.03.14
Leo Jenkins tell us about his first CrossFit workout almost a decade ago: 30 muscle-ups for time. 
Video, Posted Wed, 06.05.13
"I don't care who you are, it's not gonna last forever." ~Chris Spealler   Two points. Two points is all that separated the second and fourth place...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
Find out who's competing at the 2012 South West Regional.   The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of...
Article, Posted Tue, 04.24.12