Athlete Profile

Athlete: Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen's Profile Picture
Region:
Australia
Team:
CrossFit Adelaide
Affiliate:
CrossFit Adelaide
Gender:
Female
Age:
44
Height:
167 cm
Weight:
70 kg

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:41
Helen8:30
Grace1:32
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m1:07
Run 5k18:45
Maxes
Clean & Jerk90 kg
Snatch70 kg
Deadlift160 kg
Back Squat120 kg
Max Pull-ups43

Bio

2013 Crossfit Games Masters Champion (40-44), 19th place 2011 Crossfit Games; State & National Canoeing Titles; State & National Track Cycling Titles; State, National and World (Masters) Triathlon Titles.... Performance & Health Coach, Writer, Speaker, Level 1 Crossfit Coach. My wonderful sponsors: SMAI, JAW, Professional Whey, CrossFIXE/Skinourishment, Bulletproof Coffee. Come and like me on Facebook: Amanda Allen Crossfit Athlete. Find me at www.amandaallen.com.au

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

Meat, Vegetables, Bacon, Vital Greens...some fruit, some nuts...

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I workout at Crossfit Adelaide. Ben Norman has been my coach from day one - setting my programming, coaching and supporting me to the Games in 2011 as an Individual Female, and 2013 as a Masters Female.

My Athletic Background

I played professional sports

I have been a professional triathlete with state, national and world titles; I have been a Track Cyclist with state and national titles; I have been a High Kneeling Canoeist with state and national titles; and now I am a Crossfitter...!!!

My Experience With CrossFit

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

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 4 or more days per month

Sundays are my day of active rest, which means I do a long run with my dog Pepper; I train twice per day 6 days of the week.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

3 years!

Leaderboard

Athlete Coverage

Rich Froning overcomes poor start to win CrossFit Games for the fourth time.       Carson, California—Rich Froning is the CrossFit Games champion...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.27.14
The Australia Regional brought a weekend of surprises. While Games veterans Ruth Anderson Horrell and Chad Mackay failed to qualify, returning competitor Denae Brown took first overall for the women...
Video, Posted Sun, 07.06.14
  The fittest in Australia have been crowned. Just when you thought it couldn't get any more exciting. After celebrating the success of the elite teams in the Australia Region,...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.18.14
  Day 2 brought another record-breaking day Down Under. Day 2 of the 2014 Australia Regional will be remembered as a record-breaking day with event records falling across all three...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
It was a record-breaking day on Day 1 of the Australia Regional.   The crowd had more than doubled by the start of the individual events on Day 1 of the 2014 Australia Regional....
Article, Posted Thu, 05.15.14
In this special edition of the CrossFit Games Update, hosts Tommy Marquez and Sean Woodland take a look inside the Leaderboard of the first-ever Masters Qualifier.
Video, Posted Mon, 05.05.14
"I don't feel old in one cell of my being." Amanda Allen is arguably one of the fittest women on Earth. At the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games, she convincingly won the Masters Women 40-44...
Article, Posted Tue, 04.29.14
Eight of the 10 Masters Qualifier champs have competed at the CrossFit Games, and six of the eight have finished on the podium. Last weekend, the world’s fittest masters competitors...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.24.14
The Masters Qualifier is over and now it's time to take a look at how the Masters Women Leaderboard shook out, with hosts Miranda Oldroyd, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland. 
Video, Posted Wed, 04.23.14
Angela Hudson has kids ages 19, 16, 3 and almost 2. Photos courtesy of Luke Walker.   With Open Workout 14.1 finished and scores finalized, a new name sits with the CrossFit...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.06.14