Athlete Profile

Athlete: Matthew Lefave

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Canada East
CrossFit M3
CrossFit M3
205 lb


Filthy 5020:00
Fight Gone Bad400
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k20:00
Clean & Jerk340 lb
Snatch262 lb
Deadlift555 lb
Back Squat455 lb
Max Pull-ups55



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

My Athletic Background

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 had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"There's nothing won until it's all won."   On a sunny but cool, Saturday morning in Toronto, the stands in the International Centre slowly filled. By the end of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"Don't sweat the small stuff." “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” That’s what Matthew Lefave has been repeating to himself. “In the past, I have often trained whatever I felt like on...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.22.13
"I am usually very poor at taking advice to train less, whether that advice comes from me or others. Over training is something I tend to be pretty good at." Following last year’s...
Article, Posted Thu, 01.17.13
"I wanted to do better, but I'd never trade the experience. It was incredible."   After this year’s Games, Matthew Lefave tried to take some time off to reflect. "My coach told me...
Article, Posted Sat, 08.04.12
"I've decided to go back to the basics, enjoy myself and back off of extremely heavy loads." Matthew Lefave has always considered himself to be more of a recreational CrossFitter than...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.25.12
Games Qualifying Men: Albert-Dominic Larouche and Matthew Lefave See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.17.12
Snatch ladder causes several changes in the overall Leaderboard. The morning of the final day of the Canada East Regional was slightly quieter than Day 2, on account of an early start...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.13.12
A look into Day 2 at Canada East.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
The Canada East Regional is officially underway. Returning athletes as well as some first time Regional qualifiers are excited and ready for competition!
Video, Posted Fri, 05.11.12
Matthiew Dubreucq finished strong in Event 6, as if he had something to prove. He took 1st in this workout with Vincent Tremblay and Matthew Lefave in 2nd and 3rd.  Games Qualifying Men: Albert-...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.11.12