Athlete Profile

Athlete: Nathaniel Schrader

Nathaniel Schrader's Profile Picture
Mid Atlantic
Iron Forged CrossFit
Iron Forged CrossFit
220 lb


Filthy 5014:22
Fight Gone Bad422
Sprint 400m0:55
Run 5k19:10
Clean & Jerk380 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift555 lb
Back Squat480 lb
Max Pull-ups46



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

recreational sports from time to time...spikeball...

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 strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

Recovery = Growth

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Started regularly Jan 2009


Athlete Coverage

Correspondent Ben Hollingshaus catches up with Nate Schrader to talk about Day 1 and his plan for the next two days of competition. 
Video, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
“I literally thought about getting beat last year every day from leaving here on Sunday to yesterday to today ... I’m gonna do everything I can to make it a different outcome this year." ~...
Article, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
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
"We're both genetically gifted, but that doesn't mean we don't work hard."   Photos courtesy of Nate and Jesse Schrader Nate and Jesse Schrader have always been athletic.   “...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.05.13
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
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
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
Froning collects $250,000 in defending CrossFit Games title. It’s another repeat! Like Annie Thorisdottir on the women’s side of the competition, Rich Froning came out on top again to...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.15.12
Individuals go short and fast before running 400s in the Track Triplet. The Individual men, fresh from a day off following Wednesday’s events at Camp Pendleton,...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.13.12
Nate Schrader wins the Men's Broad Jump with a distance of 117 inches. See more in the 2012 CrossFit Games Live Event Archive.
Video, Posted Fri, 07.13.12