Athlete: Nick Urankar
|Fight Gone Bad||0|
|Clean & Jerk||365 lb|
|Back Squat||465 lb|
I CROSSFIT! Instagram/Twitter @nickurankar
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
I stay away from grains and processed foods. I am partially Paleo but would not consider myself strict by any means
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I incorporate CrossFit.com workouts
I write my own programming
I record my workouts
My Athletic Background
I have no athletic background besides CrossFit
I played college 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 have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
I started CrossFit in January 2010
In 2014, the only competitors going to the CrossFit Games are those who qualify at regionals—no special invitations, no past-champ rule, no wild cards. In the Central East Region, that means only the...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
The welcome party is over and it's time to get serious. Though Fifth Third Arena was packed with more than 4,100 bodies for the day’s events, a chill swept...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
There’s still time for the big guns to pull out the heavy weapons. Fifth Third Arena is big. But not big enough to hide the elephant in the room: For the first...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
"In the sport of CrossFit, I really think it’s anyone’s game. You can throw every stat out the window when you go to the battlefield in competition." Photos by: Andy Eggert In 2010,...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
Arguably, the women of the Central East have the hardest job in CrossFit — they have to keep up with the men of the Central East. And if history has taught us anything, it’s that this doesn’t...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
With three athletes sitting top 10 in the worldwide standings, more than any other region, the Central East men prove once again that they came to play. Moments after Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
Does "Leaderboarding" hurt or help? Once you get into Leaderboarding, it’s hard to kick the habit. CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Trainer, Doug Chapman, tries to keep his athletes from...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.22.13
“If you can get out of the Central East, you deserve to be at the Games. If I can’t beat the men in Central East, then I shouldn’t be there anyway.” Nick Urankar began training...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.13.13
Repeat CrossFit Games champion, Rich Froning, sits atop the Leaderboard in Central East. Danielle Sidell leads the women with an impressive 204 reps on 13.1. The 2013 Reebok CrossFit...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
"I think we're all here because, not only do we want to make ourselves better, but we want to make each other better." Inaugural competition events set the stage for a weekend of...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.15.12
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