Athlete Profile

Athlete: Tyler Rau

Tyler Rau's Profile Picture
Region:
Southern California
Team:
CrossFit SoCal
Affiliate:
CrossFit SoCal
Gender:
Male
Age:
31
Height:
6'0"
Weight:
248 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran3:21
Helen10:48
Grace2:22
Filthy 5032:30
Fight Gone Bad327
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k24:30
Maxes
Clean & Jerk295 lb
Snatch195 lb
Deadlift515 lb
Back Squat470 lb
Max Pull-ups38

Bio

I am first a strength coach, second a CrossFitter. In my 5 years of doing CrossFit, I've found my body does better on a strength-biased program. So I've focused my training and education toward that specific realm. I co-run SoCal Strength Club at CrossFit SoCal in San Diego.

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

Conjugate, strength-biased programming.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level 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

I train other people

-- Coached, programmed and trained for 2.5 years at CrossFit Bloomfield in Michigan -- Currently coaching at CrossFit SoCal in San Diego, CA. Began coaching classes in July 2013. Began co-coaching strength club in September 2013.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I tend to bias strength over conditioning because it seems like what my body wants. 4 days a week are spent following our own extented conjugate/crossfit programming.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Started CrossFit in January 2010. Got Level 1 in December 2010. Began coaching in December 2010. So as of January 2015, I've been CrossFitting 5 years and coaching 4 years.

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