Athlete Profile

Athlete: Lisa Thiel

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South Central
Crossfit Central Downtown
CrossFit Central Downtown
147 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m--
Run 5k--
Clean & Jerk200 lb
Snatch155 lb
Deadlift355 lb
Back Squat265 lb
Max Pull-ups--


Competition Experience: 2008, 2010, 2011 CrossFit Games Competitor Super Hero Strengths: Focus - Determination - Harmony Who I Am: Mom to 17 month old killer kiddo - Wife to CrossFit Central founder, Jeremy Thiel - Training partner with 3rd Fittest Woman, Carey Kepler (lucky me).


How I Eat

I eat 80/20 paleo/other - I know my daily Zone blocks and typically have 3x fat. I take Advocare supplements for performance and recovery.

How I Train

I have a coach who determines my programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played volleyball and ran track - after college I found Triathlon and Marathons but fell in love with CrossFit when I found it in 2007.

My Experience With CrossFit

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I train other people

I started in 2007 - went to the Games in 2008 (pre-qualifiers!) - went to the 2010 Games on a team - and 2011 Games as an individual.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I train 3x a week with a coach - usually have 2 days a week with 2 workouts skill/metcon - I take 1-2 days off a week.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

CrossFit Central Downtown Black's team members have a motto: "Believe." Team CrossFit Central Downtown Black knows what disappointment looks like. In 2013, its sister...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.20.14
It's a wrap for teams in South Central.   Leading by 14 points at the beginning of the last day, CrossFit Central Downtown Black entered the Freeman...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
CrossFit Central Downrown Black sits in first after Day 1. Athletes of the South Central Regional arrived at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio Friday morning eager to...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
Jason Hoggan and Janet Black are at the top of the South Central Leaderboard at the end of the Open. The CrossFit Games Open is over. For 300 South Central athletes, the next stop is...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.30.12
Being able to complete a single rep at the next highest weight could be a huge difference in an athlete's placement, overall.   Workout 12.2 is in the bag, and possibly the most...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.05.12
     One of Lisa Thiel’s mottos is, “Live as if everything you do will eventually be known.” If you don’t know Lisa Thiel by now, you haven’t been paying attention. Coming in 3rd in a region known...
Article, Posted Tue, 02.07.12
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
Ever wonder what Annie Thorisdottir’s favorite breakfast is, or what Rich Froning Jr.’s latest workout was? Here’s a guide to keep up with Games athletes on Twitter, Facebook pages, and personal...
Article, Posted Mon, 01.09.12