Athlete Profile

Athlete: Matt Chan

Matt Chan's Profile Picture
Region:
South West
Affiliate:
CrossFit Roots
Gender:
Male
Age:
37
Height:
5'9"
Weight:
217 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:19
Helen7:44
Grace1:16
Filthy 5017:44
Fight Gone Bad448
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k21:58
Maxes
Clean & Jerk345 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift572 lb
Back Squat445 lb
Max Pull-ups50

Bio

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.

ATHLETE INFORMATION

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?

4+ years

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Athlete Coverage

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Video, Posted Mon, 07.15.13
"I did what I had to do to be smart and to be where I am right now, and it’s not even a thought or consideration that my injury is going to hold me back.” Matt Chan’s journey to...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.08.13
On today's Update Show, Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood, and Sean Woodland reflect on the Regional competitions, including the top ten moments across the 17 Regions. Learn more about the CrossFit ...
Video, Posted Wed, 06.19.13
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Article, Posted Mon, 06.10.13
“You have to train really hard, and you have a lot of bad days ... It takes heart and dedication." ~Natalie McClain   “I needed to use everything that I had left. I needed to block...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
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Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
Join Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen on tonight's show, as they discuss the highs and lows from Day 2 of competition at the Asia, North Central, North West, and South West...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
"This is what I wanted. I know I have to fight with all my heart to earn a spot and I'm ready for it." ~Peter Egyed   Dexterity, power and speed were the name of the game for Event 5...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
"Out there, it’s all about focusing on what is in front of me. Have a goal in mind and just keep chipping and chipping." ~Meghan Sweet They say there is no rest for...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
On tonight's Update Show, Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen discuss highlights from day 1 of competition at Asia, North Central, North West, and South West. 
Video, Posted Fri, 05.31.13