Athlete: Matt Chan
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 CrossFit.com workouts
I write my own programming
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 do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times 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?
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...
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Team USA coach Matt Chan and Team World coach Mads Jacobsen talk about their approaches to coaching the teams. The athletes discuss the difference between team and individual competition and remind...
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Team World beats Team USA at the CrossFit Invitational. The world was not enough in the 1999 James Bond flick, but in 2013 six athletes from three continents took...
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Top athletes throw down in Big Sky, Mont., at the 2013 CrossFit Tour event. Dan Bailey, Scott Panchik, Matt Chan, Alessandra Pichelli, Michelle Kinney and Gretchen Kittelberger go for a max clean in...
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