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Sam Stewart

Sam Stewart Age

26

Sam Stewart Height

69 in

Sam Stewart Weight

87 kg

Sam Stewart Country

Ireland

Sam Stewart Croosfit box

CrossFit Walleye

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Early Life and Background of Sam Stewart

Sam Stewart’s journey into the world of fitness and CrossFit began in his secondary school years, thanks to an influential physical education teacher who was more than just a coach but a mentor producing serious athletes. Stewart’s initial interest in fitness was fueled by his involvement in kung fu and Chinese kickboxing. The transition from martial arts to CrossFit was sparked by his desire to avoid injuries while focusing on his academics, leading him to join an after-school CrossFit club. This club focused on bodyweight exercises, running, kettlebells, and medicine ball sessions, ideal for a growing body and developing athleticism at a young age.

Sam Stewart’s CrossFit Journey

Sam Stewart’s dedication to CrossFit has seen him rise through the ranks, from a novice in his school days to becoming the Fittest Man in Ireland in 2021. Stewart credits his early exposure to CrossFit, emphasizing the importance of consistency, proper training, and a balanced diet for success in the sport. His approach to training involves hard work five days a week, complemented by rest days to recover and prepare for competitions. Stewart’s diet is tailored to support high-intensity training, focusing on high carbohydrate intake to sustain energy levels throughout his demanding workouts.

Competitive Achievements of Sam Stewart

Sam Stewart’s competitive record is impressive, with notable performances at CrossFit competitions worldwide. His achievements include a top finish at the CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown and participation in the CrossFit Games, where he has represented Ireland proudly. Stewart’s benchmark stats, including a 205 kg back squat, a 250 kg deadlift, and a Fran time of 2:10, showcase his strength and agility. His journey through the CrossFit Open, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Games highlights his dedication and success in the sport.

Personal Life of Sam Stewart

Outside the gym, Sam Stewart leads a balanced life, emphasizing the importance of recovery, proper nutrition, and mental well-being. His approach to CrossFit transcends physical training, focusing on building a community and camaraderie among fellow athletes. Stewart’s favorite exercises, the squat snatch and ring muscle-up, reflect his passion for challenging and dynamic movements. His advice to newcomers in CrossFit is to focus on technique, consistency, and gradual progress, emphasizing that success in the sport is accessible to all levels of athletes.

Sam Stewart benchmarks

Squat: 205 kg
Clean: 160 kg
Snatch: 130 kg
Deadlift: 250 kg
Fran: 130 s
Grace: 86 s
Helen: 486 s
Max Pull-ups: 50 reps

Sam Stewart stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Open 20236899%169449Men
CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown 20221646%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 20223599%7274Men
Open 202214899%154815Men
Games 2021377%40Men
CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown 2021390%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 20217699%8011Men
Open 20217099%137461Men
Open 20203999%133874Men
Open 201943099%195562Men
Europe 20182342%40Men
Open 201837299%227562Men
Open 2017433197%214519Men
Open 20161197093%178510Men
Open 2015null0%153272Men

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