I love working out. It is my stress relief and something I look forward to daily. I got to
the point that I needed something more from my workouts and had been seeing more and more posts about CF. So I asked
a few friends if they thought I could do it and what their experiences were. I was hesitant and honestly never expected that I would
love it. But I was hooked from day 1.
MURPH. It was awesome.
Anything with wall balls and assault bike. End of story.
My short term goals are connected toes to the bar and a strict pullup.
Long term: I would love to back squat 200# and be able to string together HSPUs.
Don’t hesitate. Give it a few weeks, you have nothing to lose. CF is one of the hardest and best things I have done for myself.
I think I may be stronger (physically and mentally) now than I ever have been in my life. Don’t let fear hold you back.
The CrossFit community is an outstanding one.
I have had several accomplishments in the past few months and had several PR’s (one of the joys of being new..
can only get better!!). I think that what makes me the most proud is the change in the way I approach the workout.
I used to walk in and think “I can’t. There is no way.” I was out of town for 16.5 and almost didn’t come in on the
Monday to complete it. It would have been easier. But I showed up and completed it.
And that was a game changer for me. Something clicked.
I come into workouts now looking to see what I can do and how I can improve.
his changes all the time.. but today it would be:
My Grandpa: I never had the chance to meet him. Would love to know more about him and hear his words of wisdom.
MLK, Jr.: Would be interesting to hear his inner thoughts and perspective on the world as it is now, compared to his vision.
My Daughter: She is so much smarter than me most days and her perspective keeps me grounded.
The people. The atmosphere. The encouragement. From day 1 this place welcomed my daughter and I. Can’t imagine finding a
“It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason. “Give it a try,” whispered the HEART.