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

              It’s almost time for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational, which will be held on the first Sunday of December in Madrid. The two-hour competition will...
Article, Posted Sat, 11.28.15
Get to know the USA Team and get ready for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational. This year's event will take place from 4-6 p.m. CET, Sunday, Dec. 6., at the Caja Mágica in Madrid. Get tickets here...
Video, Posted Thu, 11.26.15
USA Team coach and four-time Games champ Rich Froning weighs in on his coaching strategy for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational. This year's event will take place from 4-6 p.m. CET on Sunday, Dec...
Video, Posted Fri, 11.20.15
  The 2015 CrossFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue, ended just over a week ago. The four-day online competition tested each athlete’s 1-rep-max snatch, 1-rep-max clean and jerk, and GPP with a 12...
Article, Posted Wed, 11.18.15
  The 2015 CrossFit Team Series is history. Now it's time to award the prizes.  Cash Prizes Ben Smith, Stacie Tovar and Emily Bridgers won the series for the second consecutive year,...
Article, Posted Thu, 10.22.15
On this edition of the Team Series Update, host Sean Woodland and analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez break down the final results of the 2015 CrossFit Team Series. The gang congratulates the...
Video, Posted Fri, 10.16.15
The USA Team will include Alvarez, Cho, Bailey, Smith and Froning.   Lindsey Valenzuela has withdrawn from the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational due to a back injury sustained during...
Article, Posted Fri, 10.16.15
  The CrossFit Invitational is returning to Europe where the first two Invitationals were contested in front of sold-out crowds. USA captured the inaugural title in 2012, but the following...
Article, Posted Mon, 10.05.15
On this edition of the Invitational Update, host Sean Woodland, and analysts Tommy Marquez and Pat Sherwood discuss the USA Team lineup for the 2015 CrossFit Invitational. The crew goes in depth on...
Video, Posted Fri, 09.18.15
Team Reebok Classics during Event 3. Lesser-known teams are challenging the expected leaders.   The first week of the 2015 CrossFit Team Series has come to a close. With the leaderboard...
Article, Posted Thu, 09.17.15