Athlete Profile

Athlete: Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen's Profile Picture
Region:
Australia
Team:
CrossFit Adelaide
Affiliate:
CrossFit Adelaide
Gender:
Female
Age:
43
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!

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Athlete Coverage

Amanda Allen won the Masters Women 40-44 Division at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games after taking first place in three out of six events.
Video, Posted Fri, 07.26.13
Masters athletes inspire and prove age is a meaningless number. After six events including Olympic lifts, running, sled pulls, deadlifts and more, CrossFit Games...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.25.13
The masters field is cut down to 12 athletes in each group. The women in the 50-54 Masters Division were done with the event, but they weren’t ready to leave the track....
Article, Posted Wed, 07.24.13
The Masters enter their second day of competition. “That was for all the meatheads,” Greg Smiley said of Event 3. On day two of the masters competition, things got...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.24.13
We caught up with Amanda Allen where she discusses being part of the Masters competition. 
Video, Posted Tue, 07.23.13
Competitors in 10 divisions kick off CrossFit Games Masters competition. It was a bittersweet start to the CrossFit Games for Amanda Allen. Allen, a former individual...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.23.13
Here's a closer look at Australia's Masters competitors. While plenty of attention has been focused on the individual and team qualifiers for the 2013 CrossFit Games, the Australia...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.20.13
A look into Day 2 of Regional competition in Africa, Australia, Canada East, NorCal and South Central. Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan have all the big stories here. 
Video, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
CrossFit Games analysts Rory McKernan, Nicole Christensen and Pat Sherwood are back for the second weekend of Regional competition. Watch as they delve into Day 1 of the five Regionals happening this...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"It was pretty tough, but nice and short and sweet," Kaitlyn Sheppard said. View more photos here.   While Event 4 overwhelmed many competitors with its length and volume, Event 5...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13