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?
Hosts Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Jenn Brown breakdown Day 1 in the Canada West, Central East, Latin America and Mid Atlantic Regions.
Video, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
Open Workout 13.5 challenged athletes both physically and mentally. Open Workout 13.5 challenged athletes physically and mentally. With a new spin on Fran, Games Director Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
Week four of the CrossFit Games Open brought a seven-minute AMRAP of clean and jerks and toes-to-bar. Week four of the CrossFit Games Open competition brought a seven-minute AMRAP of...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
Maddy Curley and Pat Sherwood are back after week three to talk about the head-to-head battle of Kristan Clever and Talayna Fortunato, who topped the Leaderboard in 13.3 and the best from the...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.26.13
Ben Smith took the top spot for 13.3 in the region and in the world with 329 reps. Open Workout 13.3 revisited last year’s Open Workout 12.4 — 12-minute AMRAP of 150 wall balls, 90...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
Three down. Two to go. Three down, two to go. Week three of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books. Nearly 110,000 competitors submitted scores for the repeat workout (13....
Article, Posted Sun, 03.24.13
The Mid Atlantic Region continues to post impressive scores in Open Workout 13.2. The Mid Atlantic Region continues to post impressive scores in Open Workout 13.2 On the men’s side,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
The Open kicked off in Mid Atlantic with a live announcement in Concord, N.C. at CrossFit Vitality. The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open kicked off with a live broadcast event from the...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
"Being at an affiliate and coaching others everyday has provided me with more love for CrossFit than ever before." Ben Smith stood atop the podium at this year’s Mid Atlantic...
Article, Posted Wed, 12.12.12
Ben Smith, from Chesapeake, Va., started CrossFit when his dad introduced him to Cindy. From there, Smith trained out of his garage gym with high aspirations to get to the Games. This year, Smith...
Video, Posted Sun, 12.02.12