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?
The top athletes exceeded 4 full rounds on 15.3. The third week of the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books. Last Thursday, Dave Castro announced that 15.3 would begin with...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.16.15
On this episode of Inside the Leaderboard, host Tommy Marquez gives a quick breakdown on which athletes to watch as Open Workout 15.3 unfolds.
Video, Posted Fri, 03.13.15
On this episode of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood take a look at the men's leaderboard after Open Workout 15.2. Next up, Tommy Marquez identifies...
Video, Posted Wed, 03.11.15
Last year's world record score has been shattered in 2015. This article has been updated as of Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. PT: After video review of Natalie Newhart's performance of...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.09.15
In this edition of Inside the Leaderboard, host Tommy Marquez breaks down Open Workout 15.2—a repeat workout consisiting of overhead squats and chest-to-bar pull-ups—and highlights which athletes to...
Video, Posted Fri, 03.06.15
On this edition of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood break down the top performances from the first week of the Open and take a look at some fresh faces in the...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.03.15
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