Since I could no longer be competitive at traditional sports, and the LA Fitness routine was starting to bore me, I needed to get back to being competitive again. I was introduced to CrossFit by a couple friends and I was instantly hooked. Not only did it allow me to be competitive again, but I also came to a realization of what my passion was, fitness. I ended up choosing to go to school for Exercise and Wellness and graduated in May 2014. By getting the Exercise and Wellness bachelors degree I have learned so much about exercise and the benefits that people can get out of it. After getting my CrossFit Level 1 Cert a year later I realized that owning a CrossFit gym, competing, and coaching CrossFit was what I wanted to do for a living. I love the lifestyle that I live. I love waking up every day to help others achieve their lifestyle and fitness goals.
I stuck with something that was extremely difficult for me in the beginning and it has paid off. I enjoy teaching kids the importance of exercise and staying fit through out life, and helping members reach their fitness goals as well. My goals as a coach is to show my support and help people live a healthy lifestyle. My goal as an athlete is to make is to regionals with my gym as a team.
“Nothing worth having comes easy.”
Due to a hamstring injury my last year of track, I was unable to run track at the collegiate level. Instead, I turned towards intramural sports and the globo gym style of working out. I first heard of CrossFit through a college friend and gave it a shot. I was hooked on the community and the ability to see your hard work pay off. I wanted to help others achieve their goals which is why I decided to take the CrossFit trainer’s course. The most rewarding part for me is helping someone with a movement whether it’s lifts or gymnastics and seeing the light turn on in their head when they get it.
“Find you weaknesses, make friends with them, then beat them to death.”
– Chris Spealler
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer