Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey Before CrossFit (and 7 of her Abs Workouts to Strengthen your Core)

Check out the photo below to see Tia Clair Toomey right at the beginning of her CrossFit career.

Year Games Regionals Open (Worldwide)
2013[12] 5954th
2014[12] 241st
2015[12] 2nd 3rd (Pacific) 63rd
2016[12] 2nd 2nd (Pacific) 82nd
2017[12] 1st 2nd (Pacific) 18th
2018[12] 1st 1st (Pacific) 12th
Year Games Qualifier Open
2019 1st 1st (WZA) 6th (world)
1st (Australia)
2020 1st 1st (Mayhem)[13]
1st (WZA)[14]
4th (world)
1st (Australia)

And here is the 5x Champ Mat Fraser back in his weightlifting days. 

Mat as a weightlifter

Year Games Regionals Open
2014[8] 2nd 1st (North East) 7th
2015[8] 2nd 1st (East) 1st
2016[8] 1st 1st (East) 7th
2017[8] 1st 1st (East) 1st
2018[8] 1st 1st (Central) 1st
Year Games Qualifier Open
2019 1st 1st (Dubai)
1st (Rogue)
1st (world)
1st (United States)
2020 1st 1st (SiD)[9] 2nd (world)
1st (United States)

Now try these abs workouts from Tia Clair Toomey…


These Abs Workouts from Tia will help to strengthen your entire core, protect your spine and significantly improve your ability to stabilise and perform important movements within CrossFit. As a commonwealth gold medalist and 3 x times CrossFit Games Champion, Tia (alongside her husband and coach Shane) is a great person to learn from. Try adding these workouts into your training. 

Firstly, check out Tia and Shane describing each other’s perfect day. 



“Check it out, This core workout will definitely tighten up those tummies!!! You can turn it into a partner workout and go round for round, so tag your friends and see who will do it with you.”

  • 4 Rounds
  • 30 sec Hollow Rock Hold
  • 5 V-Ups
  • 10 Hollow Rocks

*Rest 1min between each round or partner up and do Round for Round.


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Tia-Clair Toomey has tremendous discipline and willpower when it comes to her training and personality. Watch the video below to see her and Shane describe each others best and worst personality traits. 

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