Chris Garay

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Trainer Information

Position: Trainer

CrossFitter since: May 2009

Trainer since: December 2010

Certifications: CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Endurance, Poliquin International Certification Program Level 2, Russian Kettlebell Certification, Training for Warriors Level 1, Exuberant Animal Apprentice Trainer, Optimum Performance Training Coaching Certification Program (in progress), Precision Nutrition (in progress)

Seminars: MovNat Fundamentals with Clifton Harski, Carl Paoli’s Freestyle Connections Gymnastics, Jim Bathurst’s Beast Skills, James Fitzgerald’s Upgrade Your Fitness Prescription, 70’s Big with Justin Lascek, PaleoFX Conference 2012 and 2013 (with Robb Wolf, Mark Sisson, Keith Norris, Dutch Lowy, etc.), Central Virginia Sports Performance Seminar (with Joel Jamieson, Mike Robertson, Cal Dietz, Landon Evans, etc.), Mental Meatheads Symposium (with Chip Conrad, Jason C. Brown, Elliot Hulse, and Matt Wichlinski)

Why I train CrossFit: I am very passionate about improving both myself and others, and CrossFit provides the opportunity to be constantly humbled and positively social along that path.

Hobbies: Music, Drumming, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Bouldering, Coffee, Food

Personal Records

Bodyweight: 85 kg

Snatch: 80 kg

Clean and Jerk: 100 kg

Back Squat: 315#

Deadlift: 425#

Strict Standing Press: 165#

Bench Press: 275#

Turkish Get-up: 110#

Handstand: 45 seconds freestanding

Mile Run: 5:45 (2008)

5k Run: 19:00 (2010)

14 Comments on “Chris Garay

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  7. Pingback: Tuesday Workout: Free Week Wall Balls, Dumbbells, and Burpee Box Jumps « CrossFit Charlottesville

  8. Pingback: Wednesday Workout: Free Week Team Chipper! « CrossFit Charlottesville

  9. Pingback: Thursday Workout: Free Week Deadlifts and a Ladder « CrossFit Charlottesville

  10. Pingback: Friday Workout: Free Week Fran and Labor Day Schedule « CrossFit Charlottesville

  11. Pingback: Tuesday Workout: Back Squats and Kettlebells « CrossFit Charlottesville

  12. Pingback: Wednesday Workout: Squat Cleans, Jump Rope and Rowing « CrossFit Charlottesville

  13. Pingback: Thursday Workout: Shoulder Press and Team AMRAP « CrossFit Charlottesville

  14. Pingback: Friday Workout: Some Running, Man-Makers, and Kettlebells « CrossFit Charlottesville

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