Athlete: Barrett Carver
|Fight Gone Bad||337|
|Clean & Jerk||270 lb|
|Back Squat||415 lb|
Barrett Carver has spent the past 8 years working as a consultant for the Department of Defense. Prior to that, he worked as a detail member and counter assault team member for the US State Department in Iraq. During that time he has trained indigenous and third country forces, facilitated overt and clandestine transportation of personnel and assets through hostile areas, and provided force protection to fixed sites. Carver specializes in counter insurgency and physical protection and has received specialized training in Close Quarters Defense (CQD), urban and rural defensive driving, and advanced weapon manipulation. Before his entry into the private sector, Carver was assigned to 3d Ranger Battalion, out of Fort Benning, GA. While there he held a variety of duty positions, most notably as a Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) gunner. Carver was involved in the spear heading of two theaters of operation. First in Afghanistan launching off the USS Kitty Hawk facilitating two other major operations in Oct 2001, and again in Mar 2003 as an assault team leader on the Haditha Dam in North Western Iraq. Carver also acted as air safety on two combat troop drops in Iraq.
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
I eat whatever is convenient
Not super strict but more or less. I spend time overseas and traveling so my nutrition is whatever i can find that is somewhat healthy.
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
I follow different programs based of what I and my coaches determine what my strengths/weaknesses are.
My Athletic Background
Decline to answer
I was in the Army for 6 1/2 years, and have worked as a Security Contractor for 5 and have found Crossfit to be a good way to stay in shape for my op tempo.
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
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
My training split is a 4-1-1-1. Two a days on Monday and Wednesday focusing on skill work, and back-to-backs on Saturday. while deployed I try to hold to the 3/1/3 split.