Athlete Profile

Athlete: Susie Tannery

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South Central
AllSport CrossFit
AllSport CrossFit
148 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad310
Sprint 400m1:46
Run 5k23:22
Clean & Jerk170 lb
Snatch110 lb
Deadlift355 lb
Back Squat270 lb
Max Pull-ups36


After having two kids within two years - April 2007 and April 2008, I was having a hard time losing my baby weight with just the bootcamp I was attending. My husband, a former Navy Search and Rescue Swimmer, suggested this thing called "CrossFit" to me. My first workout was "Cindy" and this came easy to me since I had been doing a military bootcamp for 8 years. But we did some barbell work afterwards and as soon as I picked up a bar, I was hooked. I became pretty serious about my CrossFit training within the years of 2009-2011, and I actually competed with a team from Bayou City CrossFit in the 2011 South Central Regionals where we won 1st Place, securing ourselves a spot at the Reebok CrossFit Games. This was one of the most exciting times of my life, with the exception of having my kids. I did all of this at the ripe age of 36. I was truly a "Band Nerd" in High School, and did a little swimming and softball in Elementary, Junior High and High School. I dabbled in Co-Ed Softball during and after college and really found a special "Athletic" part of me when I joined CrossFit. I've enjoyed my 5+ Years in CrossFit so much, I own my own Affiliate, AllSport CrossFit. I'm in the best shape of my life and I LOVE being able to help people daily to help them achieve their physical goals. I look forward to participating in the Reebok CrossFit Open!!!!


How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

100% Paleo 80% of the time! :)

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

I own AllSport CrossFit in the River Oaks/Greenway Plaza area of Houston, Texas.

My Athletic Background

I have no athletic background besides CrossFit

I regularly play recreational sports

I was in Marching Band in High School! But I played Percussion in the "Pit" so I really didn't March! :) I played Softball in Elementary School and then played Co-Ed Recreational Softball at Texas A&M University. I enjoy the occasional Golf Scramble about 3 times per year.

My Experience With CrossFit

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

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

My life has never been the same since starting CrossFit in April 2009. So much, that I opened my own Affiliate on 1 January 2012, AllSport CrossFit with a couple partners.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

Active rest days are usually a 3 mile run. And I still like to run longer than 6 miles several times per month.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Since April 2009.


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