Athlete Profile

Athlete: Cheryl Brost

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Northern California
AllStar Team
CrossFit AllStar
134 lb


Filthy 5017:33
Fight Gone Bad377
Sprint 400m1:08
Run 5k22:56
Clean & Jerk202 lb
Snatch165 lb
Deadlift385 lb
Back Squat270 lb
Max Pull-ups45


2015: placed 4th at CrossFit Games (40-44) 2014: placed 4th at NorCal Regionals; placed 2nd at CrossFit Games (40-44); member of the San Francisco Fire and 40+ Womens MVP of NPGL. 2013: Ruptured Achilles Tendon at Northwest Regionals 2012: 15th place finish, Reebok CrossFit Games, Carson, CA; Reebok CrossFit Northwest Regional Champion 2011: 7th place finish, Reebok CrossFit Games, Carson, CA 2010: 13th place finish, CrossFit World Games, Carson, CA


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

Honorary Invictus Athlete since March 2012

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played professional sports

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

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I typically take two rest days/week.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Began CrossFit in Dec 2009


Athlete Coverage

Thorisdottir retains CrossFit Games crown in Carson. Annie Thorisdottir became the first repeat champion in the history of the CrossFit Games by winning the 2012 competition by an 85-...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.15.12
Catch up with Games competitors Cheryl Brost, Kevin Simons and Samantha Petersen of the North West. Watch as they discuss training, competition and the anticipation of the big show.
Video, Posted Tue, 07.10.12
"If I know I worked as hard as I could and I outworked others, that's great. I'd be totally happy with that."   Games veteran Cheryl Brost, 41, uses her age to her advantage....
Article, Posted Tue, 07.10.12
After a brutal weekend full of snatches, squats and strength, the athletes had to prove their worth with a series of deadlifts, muscle-ups, toes-to-bars, wall balls, farmer carries and burpee...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
The Snatch Ladder was disappoint for some and PRs for others in the North West. The blue skies were shrouded by typical Pacific Northwest cloud cover on this final day of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Games Qualifying Women: Cheryl Brost, Samantha Peterson and Allison King See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Cheryl Brost and Samantha Petersen were neck and neck in Event 6, tying for 1st place. Emily Carothers and Andrea Roozen tied for 3rd.  Games Qualifying Women: Cheryl Brost, Samantha Petersen and...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
CJ Martin, owner of CrossFit Invictus coaches many athletes across the country. This weekend, he's in the North West to coach Cheryl Brost and Noah Pester.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.26.12
While Day 1 was an exercise in strength and stamina, today checked the athletes' level of overall fitness. The sun shined again as Day 2 got under way in the North West...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.26.12
Karen McCadam finished 1st in the North West on Event 4 with Cheryl Brost and Allison King following in 2nd and 3rd.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.26.12