Athlete: Ben Smith
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I write my own programming
I record my workouts
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
I regularly play recreational sports
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 train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
It's that time of year again! The CrossFit Games season is upon us and it all starts with the worldwide Open Thursday, Feb. 26. In this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, CrossFit HQ's Pat...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.18.15
Watch Ben Smith, Stacie Tovar, Emily Bridgers, and Scott Panchik close out the CrossFit Team Series. Video by Mike Koslap.
Video, Posted Tue, 10.14.14
Sean Woodland and Pat Sherwood take a look at the top contenders of men's competition at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games in this "CrossFit Games Update." Want to know how to watch the CrossFit Games...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.16.14
“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
“Working with Jordan is like working with a racecar driver who knows his machine better than anyone. He knows when to burn hot and when to cool it down. ... the most dangerous position to be...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.29.14
The 2014 Mid Atlantic Regional went down in Fairfax, Virginia, during the third week of regional competition. The region ultimately sent one man and one woman to the CrossFit Games for the sixth...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.28.14
The verdict is in and the top athletes have been chosen. Volume has a tendency to increase on the final of competition. Today was no exception. In celebration...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
It's moving day in the Mid Atlantic. It’s moving day in the Mid Atlantic. The Leaderboard had some surprising shifts throughout Day 2 and the podium placement...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Who knew hang squat snatches and handstand walks could cause such a raucous when paired together? No one expects to have a stomach virus and an injury in...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
In this special edition of the CrossFit Games Update, hosts Tommy Marquez and Sean Woodland take a look inside the Leaderboard of the first-ever Masters Qualifier.
Video, Posted Mon, 05.05.14
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