Athlete Profile

Athlete: Nathaniel Schrader

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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

"I love progressing and seeing how my training plays out in a competitive atmosphere."   Nate Schrader placed second at the Mid Atlantic Regional this year. He finished first in...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.09.12
  Ben Smith set a new world record in his final workout of the Mid Atlantic Regional with 13:24, a minute and a half faster than the previous fastest time. Following three minutes later was Henry...
Video, Posted Mon, 05.07.12
Ben Smith set a new world record on Event 6 by more than a minute-and-a-half. The Mid Atlantic Regional is over and three men, three women and three teams are going to...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
After Event 5, Steve Pinkerton and Brian Quinlan are tied for 3rd. Event 6 will determine who's going to the Games in July. Men Ben Smith might as well have been in...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Games Qualifying Men: Ben Smith, Nate Schrader, Brian Quinlan See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Ben Smith once again dominated the men's competition in Mid Atlantic with a 265-pound snatch in Event 5. Nate Schrader came in 2nd with 245 pounds and 37 double-unders while Steve Pinkterton snatched...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Athletes will have to fight hard for the coveted 3rd spot for men, women and teams to the CrossFit Games. One day to go before the top men, women and teams will start packing...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Nate Schrader and 2009 Games champ Tanya Wagner took 1st in Event 3. Mid Atlantic athletes know how to keep things interesting. Here's what happened in the first half of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Ben Smith won Event 4 by more than 2 minutes in the Mid Atlantic to hold onto his 1st place spot by 12 points ahead of Nate Schrader. Mike Abagarian finished the fourth workout in 2nd with Steve...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
The dumbbell snatch workout in the Mid Atlantic saw familiar and new names at the top of the Leaderboard. Games veteran Nate Schrader took 1st place with 4:11, while Steve Pinkerton finished 2nd with...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12