Athlete Profile

Athlete: Luis Giraldo

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Latin America
Fuerza CrossFit
172 cm
183 lb


Filthy 5016:52
Fight Gone Bad352
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k25:00
Clean & Jerk275 lb
Snatch225 lb
Deadlift505 lb
Back Squat385 lb
Max Pull-ups60



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

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 have trained Muay Thai on and off for a couple of years now.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

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

First time I went to try out was at CrossFit 305 in Miami with Peter and Dan. Awesome coaches! Back then "I thought I was in shape"... until I tried out a class. Since then, CrossFit has changed my life. I started an Affiliate this year in Medellin, Colombia. Fuerza CrossFit.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

Here I usually train around once or twice depending on how busy the day is.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

Muscle-ups are still a weakness for the women in the region — or at least muscle-ups after 150 wall balls and 90 double-unders.   In Latin America, scores for 13.3 came in slower than...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
"When I found out what the workouts for Regionals were, I defeated myself mentally before the competition even started. Some of the weights were just too heavy for me. I knew I wasn’t going to...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.13.13
Can anyone beat Orlando Trejo? Since finishing 2nd in the 2011 Latin American Regional, Orlando Trejo has spent the last year making a name for himself in the CrossFit...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.09.12
Find out who is competing at the 2012 South Central Regional.   The 2012 Latin America Regional kicks off in just nine days! On May 11-13, the fittest in Latin America will take on the...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.30.12
“It only took me about 5 rounds of a painful yet awesome WOD to get addicted to CrossFit. Don’t remember the name, but I’m pretty sure it was a Hero WOD. What a nice welcome to CrossFit … a...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.28.12