Athlete Profile

Athlete: Jennifer Swagar

Jennifer Swagar's Profile Picture
Canada West
CrossFit MOST
CrossFit MOST
150 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad363
Sprint 400m1:01
Run 5k21:26
Clean & Jerk160 lb
Snatch135 lb
Deadlift325 lb
Back Squat237 lb
Max Pull-ups22



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I try to eat Whole foods. Yummy things that the earth can provide me with out a package!!

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

I have a shoulder injury so I do a lot of corrective exercise and plain strength and conditioning. I also try and do random things, swim, hit some gymnastics classes, Yoga, run, ski and skate with the kids. Climb.

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational sports

I played Varsity Field Hockey and before that Swam at a National Level. I still play field Hockey when I can. But with Coaching and three kids my extra time is very limited

My Experience With CrossFit

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

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 husband brought me into the affiliate and told me Merry Christmas. It has truly been the best gift ever. I was struggling with depression, medications, lack of interest, anger,weight, desire to do anything. Cross Fit lit a fire in me that I have not had since University. I now work out daily, eat better, coach more, have gone back to school, and love myself!!! Cross fit helps me be a better mom and a better person. It helps me see how many blessings I have in life. It keeps me moving forward, it helps me help others!

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

Rest is key to success. It is especially important for me as I am 41. Recovery is much slower than when I was 25. Plus lack of sleep is an issue for me. KIDS

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"Well, here's to surviving the five weeks of anticipation, stress and hard work!"   Alicia Connors is having her best year of CrossFit yet. After finishing first in the Canada West...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
For the third week in a row, the same two men are in first and second in Canada West.   For the third week in a row, Mark Cassibo and Joe Scali are first and second in Canada West....
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
After two weeks, very little has been settled among Canada West Teams, and the Individual classes are far from decided. Box jumps knocked giants from their perches in Canada West this week....
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
Five teams in Canada West submitted more than 1,000 reps on Workout 13.1.   Five teams scored more than 1,000 reps on Open Workout 13.1 in Canada West. All are powerhouses in the region...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Emily Beers pulled ahead of Angie Pye, winning this workout by four seconds. Anyone have 100-lb. dumbbells? When the Regional workouts were announced, many CrossFitters were...
Article, Posted Sat, 04.28.12
"All told, only six athletes finished the long triplet."   After two days and four events, only a handful of athletes are in reach of the four precious spots in the 2012 Reebok...
Article, Posted Sat, 04.28.12
Find out who's competing at the 2012 Canada West Regional.   Regionals kick off in just one week! The Canada West, South East, and South Central regions are the first to take on the...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.20.12