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

Ben Smith and Jenn Jones took 1st in both events on Day 1.    Ben Smith finished 1st in Event 2 with a time of 12:35 helping him complete a clean sweep of the events on Day 1....
Article, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Men from the Mid Atlantic Region set and crush world records as Event 2 wraps up.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Three-time Games competitor Ben Smith finished 1st in Diane with a time of 2:07. Mike Abgarian finished 2nd with a time of 2:16. In 3rd, Jared Butlter and Scott Linton tied with a time of 2:22.  See...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Although Schrader feels highly trained and mentally secure heading into Regionals, he knows the fight to Carson, Calif., will not be easy.   As the Mid Atlantic athletes gear up to...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.01.12
Find out who is competing at the 2012 Mid Atlantic Regional. The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.26.12
Pennsylvannia/Maryland/Delaware by Larry Palazzolo Dominating the Open for the fifth straight week, Sean Thomson of CrossFit Go Hard ended Week 5 in 1st place in the Mid Atlantic, and 2nd place in...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.26.12
North Carolina is no stranger to the fitness community. From a colorful history of CrossFit elites, many of whom are familiar faces among the CrossFit Games community, they once again find...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.01.12