Athlete Profile

Athlete: Drew Barquist

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North West
Lynnwood Crossfit
Lynnwood CrossFit
177 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk334 lb
Snatch275 lb
Deadlift455 lb
Back Squat425 lb
Max Pull-ups54


I started doing CrossFit 7 years now in high school as off-season training for wrestling. Two years later, when I got into college, I began focusing on olympic lifting and started coaching as well. Lynnwood CrossFit is my home and the people there are like family to me. Since I'm focusing on becoming a national-level competitor in olympic lifting, I'll be doing the open for fun this year!


How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

I also include dairy fats, like butter and heavy cream, and mostly avoid potentially gut-irritating foods like nuts and seeds.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I got into wrestling as a freshman at Sedro-Woolley High School and it completely changed me. Before wrestling, the most athletic thing I'd done was soccer in elementary school, and I could hardly run more than a block without having to walk and catch my breath. That first year of wrestling was the hardest thing I have ever been through, and ignited a passion for health and fitness in me that has guided me through school and life ever since.

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 mom, a firefighter, introduced me to it when I was wrestling in high school. My first WOD was "Filthy Fifty", and the class was taught by Skip Chase at Mt. Baker CrossFit.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

I typically include heavy squats, snatches, clean & jerks, and conditioning in most days of my training, and prefer taking light days to full rest days.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

7 years as an athlete, 5 years as a coach.


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