Athlete Profile

Athlete: Amanda Allen

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CrossFit Adelaide
CrossFit Adelaide
167 cm
70 kg


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m1:07
Run 5k18:45
Clean & Jerk90 kg
Snatch70 kg
Deadlift160 kg
Back Squat120 kg
Max Pull-ups43


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


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!


Athlete Coverage

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
I was increasing strength, fitness, skills and confidence. I was competing in powerlifting, Strongman, weightlifting and CrossFit events. I signed up for virtually everything, which became...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.15.12
  The 2011 Games season was a successful one for the Australia region, and a great spectacle for the fans. With competitors like Amy Dracup, Chris Hogan, Steve Willis, and Sue Oakman, along with a...
Article, Posted Tue, 01.24.12
Remember the 2011 CrossFit Games? Watch highlights of the epic event. 
Video, Posted Sun, 01.15.12
Australian Games competitor Amanda Allen turned 41 the day she flew home from the Games. In this video, she discusses her expectations of her performance, her experience as a first-time competitor,...
Video, Posted Fri, 01.13.12
At the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games, you’ll see many of your favorite female athletes for the women’s competition. But this year’s Games season opened up the competition to a much wider group of...
Article, Posted Wed, 01.11.12
Any doubt about Australia being a competitive region has been crushed due to three phenomenal athletes. After the 2011 CrossFit Games, the women of Australia proved to the world they are forces to...
Article, Posted Mon, 01.09.12
  With each life experience, we are given the chance to become stronger—physically and mentally. Running down the pitch to score a try, getting our hands on a barbell and working the lift-jump-pull-...
Article, Posted Wed, 01.04.12