Athlete Profile

Athlete: Valerie Wright

Valerie Wright's Profile Picture
Region:
Southern California
Affiliate:
CrossFit 626
Gender:
Female
Age:
39
Height:
5'5"
Weight:
142 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran8:52
Helen17:58
Grace0:00
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad231
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk115 lb
Snatch73 lb
Deadlift225 lb
Back Squat175 lb
Max Pull-ups7

Bio

I am originally from England and have been working in the US for the past 10 years, and launched my own business, Val Wright Consulting, last year. I have helped companies (and especially owners and CEOs) develop a mindset for growth, utilizing my experience working along some of the worlds greatest innovators at companies including Xbox, Amazon, LinkedIn and Microsoft. I achieved my Crossfit Level 1 Trainer certificate in 2013.

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

I have been eating paleo for the last 5 years, and have never felt better. My cheat days sometimes overtake my strict days and that is when I know it is time to get serious again. I am 42 days into a 56 day nutrition challenge at my local box and feel wonderful again!

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

With three young girls sometimes I don't get to my box as often as I would like, so I take the tabatas to my garden and my daughters join in.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I first started crossfit 6 weeks after my first daughter was born, with a coach at a regular gym that was a CF certified coach and never looked back. I became stronger and fitter than ever before and was able to continue to train throughout my twin pregnancy thanks to a great coach (Nadia Shatila) and the guidance of www.crossfitmom.com I thought I would be in the CF Games opens. Now all my three daughters love doing burpees! When we moved from Seattle to Los Angeles last year, my first thought is where will I workout? I am delighted to have found a new community and extended family at crossfit626.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I have a 5 year old and 3 year old twins. What is a rest day?

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

5 1/2 years of crossfit!

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