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Annie Thorisdottir Full Day of Eating and Training

What does the life of the Icelandic Queen look like in the leadup to a competition?

Annie Thorisdottir is one of the greatest athletes in the sport of CrossFit so, when she shares what her training and eating habits look like – especially in the leadup to a competition – we pay full attention.

Annie Thorisdottir full day of eating and training

Generally, Annie consumes the following macros during the day:

  • 300 grams of carbs
  • 150 grams of protein
  • 70-80 grams of fat

Check out the video below to see in detail what she ate and her training in the leadup to the 2021 Rogue Invitational.

Morning Shake

  • 15 grams of collagen protein
  • 10 grams green powder
  • 5 grams of creatine

Breakfast

Raisins and nuts on oatmeal.

  • 50 grams carbs
  • 30 grams of protein
  • 20 grams of fat

“I’m a little bit high on fat, but I made a conscious decision to do so on my breakfast because I love my breakfast,” Annie says.

Bulk Pre-Workout about half an hour before workout.

15-20 minutes of mobility work before starting training.

Annie Thorisdottir performing freestanding handstand push upsSource: Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Workout 1:

  • Build to heavy power clean
  • Box jumps
  • Build to heavy overhead squat from the rack

Carbs during training

“This is not that long of a session so I’m just doing one scoop [of carb powder].”

Post-Workout shake

  • 30 grams of protein

Lunch

A plate of veggies and some meat.

  • 50 grams of carbs
  • 40 grams of protein
  • 10 grams of fat

Workout 2:

Event 1

  • 10-8-6-4-2
  • Thrusters ascending weight

During workout shake

  • 25 to 50 grams of carbs

Event 2

  • 120 heavy rope double-under
  • 3 rounds of 8 D-ball over shoulder
  • 12 deficit strict handstand push-up
  • 24 chest-to-bar pull-ups

After training is over, Annie Thorisdottir makes another protein shake and goes to the sauna.

“We’re doing this [sauna] because we are going to compete in just over a week in Texas, Austin. It’s cold in Iceland so we kind of heat-acclimate for that,” she explains.

annie thorisdottirSource: BOXROX

Pre-dinner food

Skyr (Icelandic yoghurt) bowl with banana and granola.

  • 60 grams of carbs
  • 30 grams of protein
  • 15 grams of fat

Dinner

Glow burger with sweet potato baked.

  • 70 grams of carbs
  • 40 grams of protein
  • 35 grams of fat

To finish the day hydrated, Annie Thorisdottir drinks water with one to 3 tablets of Nuun.

An hour before sleeping Annie Thorisdottir does stretching. Before sleep, she scrapes her muscles and takes CBD drops.

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