December 2017

Saturday 12/30/17

7:00a CrossFit Competitor 2 7:30a Kettlebell 8:00a CrossFit Competitor 1 8:00a Weightlifting Competitor 10:30a CrossFit 10:30a Weightlifting _______________________________   Weightlifting Snatch 75% 2×3 -then- Build to a heavy set of 3   Clean + Front Squat + Jerk 75% 2(3+1+1) -then- Build to a heavy set of (3+1+1)   Back Squat 80% 3×3 85% 3×1

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Friday 12/29/17

CrossFit AMRAP 15:00 5 Thrusters 95/65 7 Toes to Bar 9 Kettlebell Swings 53/35 _____________________________   Competitor 1 For load: Every 1:00 for 10:00 1 Power Clean + 1 Cluster   For load: Back Squat 8-8-8-8 (make consistent increases)   For load: Romanian Deadlift 8-8-8-8 (make consistent increases)   3 rounds for time: 21 Wall

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Thursday 12/28/17

CrossFit Rest ______________________________   Competitor 1&2 Rest ______________________________   Sleds 7 rounds: 80yd Sled Push Shuttle 225/180 200m Recovery Jog ______________________________   FitEssentials For load: Axle Strict Press 12-10-8 * follow each set with 8 Kneeling Torso Row   AMRAP 20:00 (with a partner) 80m Sled Push – moderate 80m Axle OH Carry (today’s best

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Wednesday 12/27/17

CrossFit For load: Back Squat 8-8-8-8 (make consistent increases)   “Jackie” For time: 1000m Row 50 Thrusters 45/35 30 Pull-ups ___________________   Competitor 1&2 With a partner for time: 15-12-9 Dumbbell Snatch (each arm) 50/35 Over the Box Jump 24/20 (alternate rounds with a partner)   Snatch Build to a heavy set of 2 85%

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Saturday 12/23/17

7:00a CrossFit Competitor 2 7:30a Kettlebell 8:00a CrossFit Competitor 1 8:00a Weightlifting Competitor 10:30a CrossFit 10:30a Weightlifting ___________________________   Weightlifting Snatch 75% 3×3 -then- Work up to Heavy Triple   Clean + Jerk 75% 3(3+2) -then- Work up to Heavy (3+1)   Back Squat 80% 3×3

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Friday 12/22/17

CrossFit For load: Dumbbell Pullover 8-8-8-8-8 (make consistent increases)   4 rounds for time: 21 Air Squat  15 Toes to Bar 9 Deadlift 225/155 100yd Farmer Walk 70/53 ________________________________   Competitor 1 “Jackie” For time: 1000m Row 50 Thrusters 45/35 30 Pull-ups   For load: Hang Power Snatch 5-5-5-5-5 (make consistent increases)   Front Squat

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Thursday 12/21/17

CrossFit Rest ________________________   Competitor 1&2 Rest _________________________   Sleds 8 rounds: 40yrd Sled Push 225/180 (rest 1:00 between rounds) _________________________   FitEssentials 3 rounds at a moderate load: 8 Suitcase Deadlift (each side) :30-:60 of Front Leaning Rest (Adv: Rings)   AMRAP 8:00 30m Single-Arm Front Rack Carry 10 Burpees 8 Toes 2 Bar

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Wednesday, 12/20/17

CrossFit For load: Every 1:00 for 10:00 2 Power Clean & Push Press (make consistent increases)   For time: 50-40-30-20-10 Kettlebell Swing 53/35 Push-up ____________________________   Competitor 1&2 5 rounds for time: 500m Row 400m Run   For load: Hang Power Clean 5-5-5-5-5 (make consistent increases)   Not timed: 45′ Hand Walk 30 GHD Sit-up

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Tuesday 12/19/17

CrossFit For time: 6 DBall over the shoulder 150/80 18 Parallete pass throughs 30 Pull-ups 42 Burpees to a plate 30 Pull-ups 18 Parallete pass throughs 6 DBall over the shoulder ____________________________   Competitor 1 AMRAP 10:00 1 Toes Through Rings 1 Kip to Rings 1 Ring Muscle-up (no dip) 1 Ring Muscle-up 1 Ring

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My love for fitness began 12 years ago playing volleyball. This sport showed me the importance of having a community and how working as a team pushes us to be the best version of ourselves. I went on to play 2 years at the collegiate level which further inspired me to follow my dreams of becoming a personal trainer and sparked my passion for nutrition. I’m excited to help you through your wellness journey whether it’s weight loss, strength and conditioning, pre and post natal fitness, and/or nutrition. My mission is to ensure that you live a longer, healthier, and happier life.


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Having had no athletic background, I discovered CrossFit/Olympic weightlifting as a masters athlete. I developed an instant love of fitness and lifting, and it was life-changing for me and my family. My interest in wellness and my passion for teaching children inspired Iron Kidz—a fitness program for children and teens to learn foundational principles for health, fitness, and lifting. I am a full-time RN and a mom of three busy kids. I coach and compete when time allows. I love my CrossFit community like family and spend most of my free time with the friends and coaches I’ve met in the last eight years.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing Grand Canyon University


American Open 2012, 2014
American Masters 2013, 2014
Masters Nationals 2012, 2015



Charlie grew up competing in wrestling throughout high school and college. After graduation, his desire to compete did not diminish and he continued with Brazilian Jujitsu, earning his Muay Thai shorts through Fairtex. In 2007, his friend Brian Garmon introduced Crossfit as the fitness program for clients at their work and asked him to assist. This introduction changed his life. Charlie has extensive experience working with de-conditioned and special needs populations which has aided him in developing into an attentive and patient coach who thoroughly enjoys helping those under his watch meet their personal goals. Safety, functionality, and then intensity are mottos that he preaches in his 101 classes.

Education & Certifications

Bachelor Science Psychology Adams State College 1999
Master Science Psychology University of Phoenix 2010
Level 1 certified crossfit coach 2008 re-certified 2011
Crossfit mobility certified 2010
Crossfit kettlebell certified 2009



Chris is originally from a small ranching town in the foothills of Northern California where there’s not much to do but lift weights and play football! He joined the Navy in 2010 and was fortunate enough to deploy twice to the Arabian Gulf and then forward deployed to Guam (in the Marianas Islands) for the remainder of his service. Along the way he helped his fellow service members to pass physical fitness standards as well as helped others learn the benefits of heavier resistance training. Stating “There’s more to life than running!” In 2016 he left the military to pursue a Sport Science degree from Arizona State University, and will graduate in Fall 2020. Chris has continuously grown his coaching skills since 2016 by becoming certified as a trainer, starting a strength training company, Ragnarok Performance, and is currently interning at ASU Sport Performance and East Valley Strength & Conditioning.

Chris prides himself on being a strong geek, “I love to lift things up and put them down, but I will also watch the original Star Wars, or play video games if there’s time!” Currently he likes to compete in Strongman events throughout the year, with a recent best of a second place finish February 2020. Powerlifting is another love of his, but will admit it’s been a while since his last formal competition. However, he hopes to change that soon!

Education & Certifications

Bachelor Sports Science Arizona State University
National Strength & Conditioning Associated, CSCS 2021
ISSA Certified



I’ve been a personal trainer since 2008. I’ve helped people lose weight and keep it off; gain weight and strength; get ready for CrossFit, weightlifting, and powerlifting competitions; and I’ve helped a lot of people become fitter and healthier. Everyone has the potential to be where they want to be; sometimes they need a helping hand to get there. I’ve been able to provide that through nutritional counseling, skill work, personal programming, and everything in between.


Currently pursing a degree in nutrition


CrossFit Level 1 since 2010
CrossFit Level 2 since 2019
CrossFit Weightlifting Level 2 since 2014
CrossFit Mobility and Movement since 2013
USAW-1 since 2013



The two things that I love most about coaching are the people and the beauty of the sport. Everything boils down to relationships; the coach-athlete relationship is very special. A coach has the privilege of mentoring athletes, and the right coach can be a life-changing influence. Coaches have the opportunity to teach people how to approach problems, and how to work in structured and focused ways towards accomplishing their goals. Possibly most important of all, the coach creates the culture of the team. The coach can teach athletes how to treat people, how to build people up, and how to create a culture for the betterment of everyone on the team.


Bachelor of Science, Auburn University 1997
Master of Education, Northern Arizona University 2005


National Strength & Conditioning Association, CSCS 2000
USA Weightlifting Club Coach, 2001
CrossFit Level 1 Instructor, 2009
USA Weightlifting National Coach, 2012
Iron Athlete Weightlifting Coach, 2016

COACHING Experience

Regional Team Coach (EVCF) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
CrossFit Games Team Coach (EVCF) 2014
CrossFit Games Masters Athlete (Bruce Briggs) 2018


USA Weightlifting Masters National Record Holder: Snatch 130kg & Total 287kg (105kg 40-44)
5 x American Masters Weightlifting Champion: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
5 x American Masters – Best Lifter (2 x 35-39yrs, 3 x 40-44yrs)
United States Powerlifting Association Masters State Record Holder: Back Squat 232.5kg, Bench Press 168kg, Deadlift 280kg, Total 680.5kg (100kg 45-49)

IPL World Championships 3rd Place Masters (45-49) 2022

USPA Masters National Champion 100kg (45-49) 2023


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