Athlete Profile

Athlete: Carleen Mathews

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North West
CrossFit Saint Helens
138 lb


Filthy 5026:00
Fight Gone Bad344
Sprint 400m1:21
Run 5k22:54
Clean & Jerk205 lb
Snatch165 lb
Deadlift385 lb
Back Squat285 lb
Max Pull-ups30


Carleen Mathews (Lessard) 32 yrs old Born in Longview wa, lives in St. Helens, OR Started Crossfit Dec. 2010 Coached by Chris McDonald of CrossFit X- Factor in NW Portland Owner of CrossFit St Helens Education: CrossFit level 1 trainer CFL2 CrossFit Kids trainer course CrossFit Gymnastics course CrossFit X-Factor Oly Lifting Clinic NASM C-PT Crossfit comps: 2016 Wodapallooza 15th place 2016 Fort Vancouver Championships 1st place 2015 Games athlete 2015 2nd place West Region 2015 1st place North West Open 2015 2nd Place Fort Vancouver Invitational with Jess Core 2014 8th place CrossFit Games Team series Fort Vancouver Green 2014 6th placeGranite games 2014 Granite Games qualifier 20th place 2014 OC Throwdown 6th place 2014 OC Throwdow qualifier 1st place 2013 Gobbler Gauntlet team comp. 1st place 2013 Oregon Summer games 1st place 2013 Sasquatch throwdown 9th place 2013 CrossFit Games Northwest regionals 6th place 2013 CrossFit Games Open Northwest 1st place 2013 Oregon winter games 8th place 2012 Gorilla Games 3rd place Lane 5 CrossFit Redline Games 1st place CrossFit 503 Woof WOD 3rd place 2012 Crossfit XFactor Throwdown 3rd place 2012 Oregon Summer Games 18th place 2012 CrossFit Games NW Regionals 46th place 2012 CrossFit Games Open Northwest 9th place 2012 Oregon Winter Games Deadlift: 355# Back squat: 285# Clean & Jerk: 205# Squat Clean: 225# Snatch: 165# Overhead Squat:210# Bench press: 175#x2 500m row: 1:54 400m run: 1:21 2k row: 7:56 L-sit: 46 sec Max pull ups :35 Goals in Crossfit: 300# back squat Top 3 at regionals Compete in the games 175# snatch Get mobility cert. Go to cf competitors course


How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I weigh and measure at times. I love candy and desserts!

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate workouts

I record my workouts

I try to train with at least one other person. I follow programming and am coached by Chris McDonald.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played 5 years of college softball.

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 have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

I attended the CrossFit Kids Course, and Coaches prep course. I've been involved in CrossFit for 5 years now.

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I strictly schedule my rest days

I usually base my recovery on how my body feels.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


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