Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ken Idler

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North West
CrossFit Unrestrained
CrossFit Unrestrained
205 lb


Filthy 5024:47
Fight Gone Bad330
Sprint 400m1:16
Run 5k21:07
Clean & Jerk245 lb
Snatch175 lb
Deadlift425 lb
Back Squat375 lb
Max Pull-ups25


Born and raised in Eastern Washington, playing typical youth sports(football, basketball and baseball) growing up. I have spent most of my adult life raising my three children and coaching high school basketball. In addition to my children I have two step children and a total of 8 grandchildren. My wife of nine years is my best friend, business partner and the significant influence on my success with CrossFit. When I am not coaching classes or working out I am fulfilling my work responsibilities as Vice President of Operations for Sandvik Special Metals, producing aerospace hydraulic tubing.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I record my workouts

I work out at least 5 times a week and rest to optimize health and performance.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I have always been active playing recreational sports (mostly softball and basketball).

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

Crossfit has become a way of life for my wife and I, influencing our daily routine at home as well as when vacationing. We opened our own affiliate(CrossFit Unrestrained) in February of 2014 and love supporting our community of CrossFit athletes in achieving their fitness goals. We enjoy visiting CF boxes when travelling and getting acquainted with more of the Crossfit community when ever possible.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 1x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

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