Athlete: Matt Chan
|Fight Gone Bad||448|
|Clean & Jerk||345 lb|
|Back Squat||445 lb|
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 CrossFit.com 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?
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Video, Posted Wed, 03.05.14
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Video, Posted Thu, 02.20.14
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Video, Posted Fri, 11.08.13
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Video, Posted Sat, 10.26.13
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Article, Posted Fri, 10.25.13
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Video, Posted Wed, 09.04.13
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Video, Posted Thu, 08.01.13
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