Athlete Profile

Athlete: Vanessa Paolantonio

Vanessa Paolantonio's Profile Picture
Region:
North East
Team:
Reebok CrossFit 5th Ave Ninjas
Affiliate:
CrossFit Reebok 5th Ave
Gender:
Female
Age:
32
Height:
5'6"
Weight:
117 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran8:32
Helen--
Grace--
Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m8:00
Run 5k--
Maxes
Clean & Jerk93 lb
Snatch--
Deadlift183 lb
Back Squat103 lb
Max Pull-ups13

Bio

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I record my workouts

I CrossFit 5 days a week and throw in a 6th day of strict strength work. I also take a break dancing class once a week.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I regularly play recreational sports

I played various sports growing up including soccer, baseball, softball, and basketball. In high school, I played both varsity and junior varsity soccer in south Florida. As an adult, I did years of weightlifting prior to joining CrossFit in 2012. I participate year round in obstacle course races like Spartan Race and CMC as well as smaller 5k races. I also train clients on the side as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. I have certifications with NASM (CPT, Nutrition Specialist, and Corrective Exercise Specialist) and CrossFit Level-1.

My Experience With CrossFit

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

I started CrossFit in January 2012 and have never looked back. I was previously a member of CrossFit Hoboken and switched to Reebok CrossFit 5th Avenue in October 2012.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

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