Athlete: Lucas Parker
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
I eat whatever is convenient
I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week
How I Train
I write my own programming
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
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
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Decline to answer
I was introduced to it in 2005 and it has shaped my training philosophy to this day.
The 2014 Reebok CrossFit Invitational, presented by HGST, is less than a week away. On Nov. 9 in San Jose, California, teams from the USA, Australia, Europe and Canada will compete head to head. Pat...
Video, Posted Mon, 11.03.14
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Michele Letendre, Lucas Parker and Paul Tremblay represent Canada at the 2014 CrossFit Invitational, presented by HGST. They'll take on teams from the USA, Australia and...
Video, Posted Sun, 11.02.14
Watch them compete on November 9. The 2014 Reebok CrossFit Invitational, presented by HGST will be held at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on November 9. Team USA, Team Europe...
Article, Posted Wed, 09.24.14
“I never use the phrase, ‘I do CrossFit.’ I tell people I train for the CrossFit Games.” For many, Lucas Parker is the face of Canada West. His bearded countenance,...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.20.14
“I find I compete and perform better under no stress. Making jokes before the workouts and events helps me to unwind and find a sense of calm.” Photo courtesy of...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.03.14
“You train the whole year for this weekend.” Nothing has ever been guaranteed for Tyson Takasaki. In 2011, the Canada West athlete missed qualifying for the CrossFit...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.28.14
Competing on the first weekend of Regionals, Canada West athletes knew the top dogs on the men’s side: last year’s Games athletes, Lucas Parker and Tyson Takasaki. But the women’s side was wide open...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.07.14
Parker, Takasaki, Abbott and Beers will represent Canada West at the CrossFit Games. On the final day of the Canada West Regional, the competitors had to get as far...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.11.14
Canada West competitor and CrossFit Games athlete Lucas Parker talks with CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.11.14
Lucas Parker and Emily Abbott lead entering the final day of the regional. It comes as little surprise that a man with a full ginger beard, and the body build of a...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.10.14