Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ben Smith

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Mid Atlantic
CrossFit Krypton
195 lb


Filthy 5016:17
Fight Gone Bad520
Sprint 400m0:58
Run 5k20:20
Clean & Jerk335 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift540 lb
Back Squat480 lb
Max Pull-ups76



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

CrossFit Krypton!

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?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Team Reebok Reunited wins CrossFit Team Series ... again    It has been a little more than a week since the close of the 2016 CrossFit Team Series, and the dust has settled on the...
Article, Posted Wed, 10.12.16
The USA Team has been announced for this year's Reebok CrossFit Invitational.  Watch the team try to bring home its third consecutive victory with 2015 Fittest Man on Earth Ben Smith, and reigning...
Video, Posted Fri, 09.23.16
  Ben Smith really got worked over this time. In 2015, when Games Director Dave Castro offered fans the chance to vote to decide if the athletes would do Heavy DT or Double DT, Smith...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.22.16
Ben Smith and Mat Fraser were in a tight race for the top of the podium at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games. Ultimately, Fraser took home the silver medal for the second consecutive year, and Smith...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.11.16
  CrossFit Games athletes span the full spectrum, but they've got a few things in common: they're all insanely fit, young and on Instagram. In case you weren't following the athletes already...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.15.16
2015 Fittest Man on Earth Ben Smith dominated this year’s Atlantic Regional, taking first in three of seven events, and never finishing outside of the top seven. Heading to Carson this July, Smith is...
Video, Posted Thu, 06.09.16
  When Christine Stringfield told her coworkers she was taking time off work to attend the California Regional, a few of them wished her luck. Stringfield, who has being doing CrossFit for...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.15.16
On this episode of Road to the Games, catch up with "The Avengers”—four-time Games champ Rich Froning, two-time Games silver medalist Mat Fraser, 2015 Fittest Man on Earth Ben Smith, 2015 Fittest...
Video, Posted Wed, 04.27.16
  After a miserable, question-your-entire-existence-type of test like Open Workout 16.1, it’s only fitting to hand out some grades. I’m talking about the top athletes in the sport, so these...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.03.16
CrossFit Games analyst Tommy Marquez interviews "Fittest Man on Earth" Ben Smith about his recent trip to the Bahamas, his back recovery and his humble beginnings in his garage gym. Learn how to...
Video, Posted Thu, 01.28.16