Athlete Profile

Athlete: Bob LeFavi

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South East
Rincon Athletic CrossFit
175 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk110 kg
Snatch90 kg
Deadlift200 kg
Back Squat205 kg
Max Pull-ups45


Professor of Exercise Science. Teach USAW and NSCA certification courses. The 2013 Open was good to me; the Games not so much. Would like to make it back and perform better. ... But it's not gonna be 2014. Just haven't been able to stay healthy. Having fun though!


How I Eat

Mediterranean Diet. Well, pretty much just the wine part.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I have great coaches - Darcy Giaquinto (Rincon Athletic CrossFit) and Drew McKenzie (CrossFit Hyperformance).

My Work/Rest Schedule

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

Masters competitor Bob LeFavi works as a professor of sports medicine. "I know that in academia, a lot of the researchers don't give CrossFit a lot of credence, and it's 'cause they don't understand...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.24.13
Meet the Masters Men representing the South East at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. The battle for those precious few spots allotted to Masters athletes is over. For...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.16.13
"I've worked hard over the past year, but I never thought I'd have much of a chance at making the Games." Photos by: Sue LeFavi So you think you’ve had a bad year? Since the 2012 Reebok...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.11.13
For most of us, our Games season has come to a close.   For most of us, our Games season has come to a close. But for the top men and women around the world, the 2013 Reebok CrossFit...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
"It is super impressive to see some of the numbers being posted this year because everyone is getting better and better every year, and I can only imagine where the sport is heading."  ...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
As if Karen wasn't bad enough, add 90 double-unders and throw in 30 muscle-ups, and you have a 12-minute gut check.   Open Workout 13.3 came as a big surprise to all as it was announced...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
The Open is proving every rep counts.   The Team competition in Canada West is so tight that any upcoming workout could determine the eventual winner. The teams ranked first, second,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
Open Workout 13.2 proved to be all about work capacity and speed. After starting off the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open with a grueling 17 minutes of burpees and heavy snatches, a short and...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
“No one is bitching about seven minutes of burpees now, are they?” - Shana Alverson   The excitement has been building for weeks as the world of CrossFit tried to predict what the first...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Ninety was the magic number of max reps for five South East men.  Technical skill? Check. Heavy weight? Check. CrossFit Open Workout 12.2 had it all with a 10-minute AMRAP of snatches,...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.06.12