Athlete Profile

Athlete: Joe Herren

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Central East
Back Home CrossFit
170 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad408
Sprint 400m1:02
Run 5k21:00
Clean & Jerk275 lb
Snatch215 lb
Deadlift415 lb
Back Squat405 lb
Max Pull-ups65


Full Time Firefighter / Affiliate Owner of Back Home CrossFit / CrossFit Coach / Husband to an amazing wife / Father to three beautiful and amazing girls


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

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

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 had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually get in one training session per day which includes multiple wods, strength, & accessory work. I rest when life makes me.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

I used to compete with the big boys. Now I just try to not to embarrass myself and make other people realize their fitness potential.


Athlete Coverage

"I had a full strategy. I had my reps and times planned, and I stuck to it and it worked.” ~Lindy Wall on Event 6 Five of the top 10 men from last year’s CrossFit Games call the...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.09.13
"With the level of talent some of our new members brought to the table, we have a great opportunity to compete for a team spot at the Central East Regional."   CrossFit Polaris...
Article, Posted Wed, 04.03.13
All athletes have shown their dedication to the Sport of Fitness.   It’s the fourth time Central East athletes take the floor. It’s the fourth time they draw from a reserve of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
"We wanted a world record." And a world record SPC CrossFit got. A fog surrounds the Ohio Expo center as if to keep hidden the tests of strength and will meant for each...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Find out who's going to compete at the 2012 Central East Regional.   ​Regionals are officially under way! The Canada East, Central East, Latin America and Southern California regions...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
The Central East landscape appears refreshed, new, and even more exciting than years past. Shawn Stauffer, CrossFit Future Joe Herren, CrossFit Future   Juianne Broadbent, SPC...
Article, Posted Tue, 02.21.12