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?
Ben Smith, currently third place in the worldwide Open, talks about how he trains during the five weeks, his family and running his affiliate.
Video, Posted Mon, 03.31.14
The reigning champions notched the world's top scores on Open Workout 14.4. The reigning CrossFit Games champions Rich Froning Jr. and Samantha Briggs notched the world’s top scores on...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.24.14
On Saturday, Oct. 26, Team World entered the CrossFit Invitational in Berlin as the underdog, but the group pulled off an upset that surprised everyone—except its members. “We want to win, otherwise...
Video, Posted Fri, 11.08.13
Team USA members talk about an unexpected loss at the CrossFit Invitational on Oct. 26. After losing the CrossFit Invitational, Team USA member and three-time CrossFit...
Article, Posted Tue, 11.05.13
Team USA coach Matt Chan and Team World coach Mads Jacobsen talk about their approaches to coaching the teams. The athletes discuss the difference between team and individual competition and remind...
Video, Posted Sat, 10.26.13
Team World beats Team USA at the CrossFit Invitational. The world was not enough in the 1999 James Bond flick, but in 2013 six athletes from three continents took...
Article, Posted Sat, 10.26.13
Watch the archives of the live feed from the 2013 CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok. The Invitational was originally aired live from Berlin on Eurosport and the CrossFit Games site Saturday...
Video, Posted Sat, 10.26.13
Armchair coaches invited to select ideal pairings with mixed-pairs Jackie at CrossFit Invitational. The chess match begins in Berlin. With as much as a 9-point lead up for grabs after...
Article, Posted Fri, 10.25.13
Team USA has arrived in Berlin and is gearing up for the 2013 CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok. Team USA is comprised of Lindsey Valenzuela, Valerie Voboril, Talayna Fortunato, Rich Froning...
Video, Posted Fri, 10.25.13
On October 26, Team World will face Team USA at the 2013 CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok. The 75-minute event will be aired on Eurosport and streamed onto the Games site (10 a.m. PT, 7 p.m...
Article, Posted Thu, 10.24.13