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

To the surprise of many CrossFit Games fans, the first workout of the 2013 season was neither simple, nor short. To the surprise of many CrossFit Games fans, the first workout of the 2013...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Re-live the memorable moments and devastating disappoints from the Australia Regional. Kara Gordon set a world record on Event 2 in Australia.  Chad Mackay secured a 1st place finish...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.22.12
Kylie Lindbeck won the Snatch Ladder event in Australia with a 170-pound snatch and 16 double-unders. That's 30 pounds more than 2nd place Kara Gordon and 3rd place Amanda Allen. See all Event...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
The weekend in Australia ended in a dramatic and exciting fashion. Well it was excitement that the crowd came for and it was excitement they received. In many years and many...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
One by one competitors lined up to the bar, where their training and technique was put to the test.   The morning started out early but that was no deterrent to the crowd of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Event 4 presented itself to Australia's athletes a one of the most grueling workouts of the weekend. Just past the halfway point, Event 4 presented itself as one of the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
This workout was as much about grit, determination and technique as it was about detail. With the jitters of Day 1 put to rest, the competitors filed into the stadium and were...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.18.12
Many who went out fast and shone in the deadlifts were soon left behind as the handstand push-ups took their brutal toll. As the morning fog swept away from the beach, over 200...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.17.12
Find out who's going to the 2012 Australia Regional. The North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 18-20 for Week 4 of...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.03.12
Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Regionals kick off May 18th in the North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions.
Video, Posted Wed, 05.02.12