Athlete Profile

Athlete: Robert Manlove

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CrossFit CM2
CrossFit CM2
210 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad401
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k16:44
Clean & Jerk135 kg
Snatch110 kg
Deadlift211 kg
Back Squat180 kg
Max Pull-ups60


I run CrossFit CM2. My weightlifting training sessions are inspired by Weightlifting 101. I play Ice Hockey for the Chelmsford Night Hawks


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I Eat quality whole foods when ever possible but prioritize calories over content when it's not convenient to eat whole foods. Lots meat, and veg, eggs for breakfast. Progenex post workout.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I program the workout's at my box and join in on those regularly. I also spend a lot to time developing my movement using the work of Ido Portal for ideas and guidance. I train at Carlson Gracie Essex once per week doing BJJ. I play Ice Hockey for the Chelmsford Nighthawks (we're the league just above the NHL ;-)

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational sports

I played Ice Hockey for the University of Georgia. I still play Ice Hockey. I played rugby for 3 years for Chelmsford. I boxed at an amateur level in high-school. I also played Lacrossse, ran Cross Country, in High School in the US. I played beach volleyball every day for about 2-4 hours during the summers at University. I have been strength training to improve my performance in these sports since I was 15.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

I quit my job in London and started CrossFit CM2.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I spend about an hour playing with various types of movements every morning.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Mikko Aronpaa took 1st place in Event three with Mareck Bigler and Robert Manlove in 2nd and 3rd.  See all Event Summary Videos.
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