Athlete: Virginia King
|Fight Gone Bad||372|
|Clean & Jerk||195 lb|
|Back Squat||265 lb|
This is my seventh year to compete. My daughter, Stella, is six months old. I'm really excited to not be pregnant during the Open this year and have a special little cheerleader!
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I write my own programming
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 1x a week
I strictly schedule my rest days
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
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