Candace Ganger
Updated September 16, 2016 7:55 am
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Max Greenfield (aka New Girl’s ‘Schmidt’) does more than dazzle as a husband, father of two, and actor on both big and small screens. Having blasted through three triathlons, he’s gearing up for his fourth via the Nautica Malibu Triathlon to raise money for pediatric cancer research though the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. and we couldn’t be more impressed.

Major props to Greenfield for his dedication to raising awareness for such a worthy cause. Plus, Greenfield confesses the major goal he has going into another long race day, and it makes us love him even more.


Training for a race of this magnitude isn’t easy, but the cross-fit enthusiast adds a ton of endurance training into his schedule with a mix of swimming up to a half-mile, bike-riding, and 4-mile runs. This all helps build strength before the race to get his body used to race-day distances.

When asked how beloved New Girl character, Schmidt, would perform, he says



As for favorite events of the three (swim, bike, run), he goes on to say,

We have a feeling, as Schmidt might say, he’s going to totally crush it!