Athlete: John Bartemus
|Fight Gone Bad||--|
|Clean & Jerk||255 lb|
|Back Squat||320 lb|
I am a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Doctor. I've been a Crossfit enthusiast for 6 years. I am also a Paleo freak and member of the Paleo Physician's Network.
How I Eat
I eat Paleo Diet for Athletes with a cheat mixed in once in a while.
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I record my workouts
My programming is written by the owner of CrossfitLKN, Kyle Ruth, and the head trainer, Preston Austin. I couldn't be happier with it. It is challenging every day but I have come light years since last year.
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
College Football at Univ. of Maine
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
5 year Crossfitter. Started out by myself just doing mainsite at my local gym. Now I train at CrossfitLKN, teach Paleo classes, and mobility classes.
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
I strictly schedule my rest days
I rest Thursday and Sunday. Thursday is an active recovery day. Sunday I spend time on mobility only.