Athlete Profile

Athlete: Jackie Perez

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Northern California
CrossFit CSA
CrossFit CSA
135 lb


Filthy 5021:30
Fight Gone Bad325
Sprint 400m1:24
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk165 lb
Snatch135 lb
Deadlift265 lb
Back Squat230 lb
Max Pull-ups44


Growing up, Jackie played every sport she could. In high school she played volleyball, soccer and softball. In Junior College she focused on volleyball and continued playing volleyball at Cal State Hayward. While attending Cal-State Hayward Jackie obtained her BS in Kinesiology. Upon graduation, Jackie began her career in Fitness and Personal Training where she pursued and received multiple certifications. While she was incredibly successful in the traditional fitness and personal training industry, Jackie missed the competitive nature of team sports until she found CrossFit. Jackie is a fantastic CrossFit Coach and a fierce Competitor having competed in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games, all three years she has advanced to Regionals where she finished in the Top 20 and in 2012 she finished in the Top 10. She has also competed in many other CrossFit competitions like “FemmeFit” finishing in the Top 10 and recently took 2nd Place at the inaugural Nor Cal CrossFit Competition. Jackie was recently part of the CSA Team that took 1st in the 2012 Moxie Madness Team CrossFit Competition helping to bring the Affiliate Cup home to CSA. Jackie has a wealth of Fitness, Personal Training and CrossFit Coaching Experience as well, to include: BS Kinesiology (Cal-State Hayward) NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) NESTA PFT (Personal Fitness Trainer) 24 Hour Fitness (Master Trainer) CrossFit Level 1 Trainers Certification CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainers Certification CrossFit Football Trainers Certification CrossFit Level 2 Coaches Prep Course CrossFit Power Lifting Trainers Certification CrossFit Defense Course


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat an 80/20 paleo diet. It seems to work best for me. I cheat a few times a week.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I record my workouts


My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

In high school I played volleyball, soccer and softball. I played junior college volleyball.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

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 was a personal trainer at 24 hour fitness for 5 years where I met the owner of the affiliate where I train. I started doing free sunday classes at CF One world until our gym opened, I fell in love with it and never turned back. I personal train mostly and teach crossfit classes during the week.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 1x a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

I try to listen to my body. I do the workouts that are scheduled for the class I just add some strength training to it.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

Ive been crossfitting 2.5 years


Athlete Coverage

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Video, Posted Thu, 07.16.15
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Video, Posted Wed, 02.27.13
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Video, Posted Thu, 09.13.12
Close races and another world record in NorCal. As athletes entered the arena at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif., on another beautiful...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
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Article, Posted Thu, 05.03.12