Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

Now retired from the sport as a legend. Get to know the real Speal.

Pound For Pound

"Chris Spealler isn't here to shake hands and kiss babies." —Matt Chan

Original Spirit

7-Time CrossFit Games Athlete, Spirit of the Games Winner, & People's Champion.


Chris Spealler

has a passion for teaching and coaching.

Chris was an individual competitor in 7 CrossFit Games, is an Affiliate Owner, and trainer for CrossFit Headquarters teaching a variety of seminars both domestic and internationally.

He has been fortunate enough to help grow the sport of CrossFit through competing and teaching at a variety of competitions and seminars from as early as 2007, and is currently sharing his knowledge and experience through programming for and developing Icon Athlete.

With the multiple roles he plays in the community he is a true ambassador for CrossFit. He lives in Park City, Utah with his wife, 2 kids, and their dogs Oakley and Avalanche.

While not running the affiliate at home or traveling for seminars and coaching athletes he puts his fitness to use skiing, mountain biking, and trying to keep up with his kids.

The Experience

These posts are my own day to day programming.

You will see some of these workouts designed by myself, and others that were passed on by a friend.

In the past I have had the pleasure of being coached by Ben Bergeron and followed his individualized programming for me. It was very similar to the volume you would see on for the Games athlete. At the time there was a much larger emphasis put on heavy metcons and often a different set up in lifting sessions prior to the metcons which focused on improving my “weaknesses”.

Having retired from individual competitions, my goals are different and the training volume and loading will reflect this.

Check it out

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"Find your weaknesses, make friends with them, then beat them to death."

− Chris Spealler


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