Athlete Profile

Athlete: Matt Chan

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South West
CrossFit Roots
217 lb


Filthy 5017:44
Fight Gone Bad448
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k21:58
Clean & Jerk345 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift572 lb
Back Squat445 lb
Max Pull-ups50


6x CrossFit Games finishing 2nd in 2012. 1st place in all regional individual competitions I've competed in. Sponsors: Rogue Fitness, Reebok, Progenex, Noble Savage Foods.


How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate workouts

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college 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 have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

USA Team coach and four-time Games champ Rich Froning weighs in on his coaching strategy for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational. This year's event will take place from 4-6 p.m. CET on Sunday, Dec...
Video, Posted Fri, 11.20.15
The electric atmosphere of the tennis stadium awaits the fittest fans and athletes on Earth. Everything changed July 16, 2010. After three years at The Ranch in Aromas, California, the...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.24.15
The competition floor at the 2015 South Regional was reminiscent of the CrossFit Games, with many big names in the field. The biggest story was perhaps 2014 Games champ Camille Leblanc-Bazinet’s move...
Video, Posted Tue, 06.30.15
On this edition of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez break down the first weekend of regionals in the Atlantic and the South. The crew goes in-...
Video, Posted Tue, 05.19.15
Leblanc-Bazinet and Gamboa win gold in the South.      One year ago, Roy Gamboa missed qualification for what would have been his second Games appearance by just 1 point. Today...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.17.15
By Tommy Marquez The 15 men Tommy Marquez believes are worth tracking in 2015.       It’s an exciting time for CrossFit athletes and fans of the Sport of Fitness. This weekend,...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.25.15
In this episode of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland, and analysts Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan, discuss prominent athletes who have changed regions for the 2015 season, including...
Video, Posted Mon, 02.23.15
It's that time of year again! The CrossFit Games season is upon us and it all starts with the worldwide Open Thursday, Feb. 26. In this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, CrossFit HQ's Pat...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.18.15
"We decided to move because Boulder is beautiful. I always wanted to live in the mountains, and now I do."   Just because she’s the reigning fittest woman on Earth doesn’t mean Camille...
Article, Posted Tue, 02.03.15
Photos courtesy of Cherie Chan.  "There's a voice in the back of my head that says, 'Keep pushing, keep pushing, keep pushing.'"   On July 4, 2014, Matt Chan and his wife Cherie set out...
Article, Posted Tue, 01.13.15