Athlete Profile

Athlete: maria blumenthal

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172 cm
155 lb


Filthy 5024:37
Fight Gone Bad324
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk75 kg
Snatch53 kg
Deadlift130 kg
Back Squat105 kg
Max Pull-ups30


Got into crossfit in May 2011 after a 4-5 year period of doing no exercise and although I started crossfit with no intention of competing I was totally hooked from the start and my competitive nature came through and I have taken it to a whole new level since the New Year embracing paeleo diet and upping my training, I am working on improving technique in all the lifts and slowly building my strength up, I naturally have a good engine My sporting background is canoeing at International level and after that swimming at masters level


How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I follow mainly paeleo but do eat rye bread now and again and love cheese so that is my cheat food

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played professional sports

I have always enjoyed sports and did canoeing up to world championship level, enjoyed masters swimming and running in my 30's and had 4 years doing no sport until crossfit

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I would do 5 workouts a week

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

1-2 years

2-4 years

Started in May 2011


Athlete Coverage

What better way to measure and observe your progress than by repeating an Open Workout one year later? Workout 13.3 gave athletes the chance to do just that.   One of the most important...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
As we approach the halfway mark that is 13.3, there is still everything to play for and more great battles to come.   Open Workout 13.2 was the subject of much debate in the CrossFit ...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.19.13
Two-time CrossFit Games champion, Annie Thorisdottir leads the women in Europe as Mikko Salo tops the men's Leaderboard.   For weeks, CrossFitters worldwide were guessing what the first...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
“I could not believe the soreness I had after. I remember thinking how different CrossFit was, and how much I liked that.”   After only one year of CrossFit, Maria Blumenthal...
Article, Posted Wed, 02.13.13