Thursday, September 19, 2013

September Member of the Month

Our September Member of the Month goes to Vanessa Chavez.  Vanessa started with us in May and has been one of our most consistent members.  CrossFit has not only improved her cardiovascular strength but also her overall strength and athleticism.  Vanessa won our Body Fat Challenge by dropping 4.8% over two months! A true testament to her hard work and dedication.  Keep up the good work Vanessa!

When did you join CrossFit Myo?

May 2013

Why CrossFit?

I chose CrossFit because I wanted to do something challenging and get results from the work outs. Before CrossFit my normal workout consisted of running about 20-40 miles a month and weight training 3-4 days a week. I felt I was doing plenty but not getting the results I wanted. I was more interesting in changing my body composition as opposed to dropping weight. My normal workouts did not provide the variety I needed to achieve the results I wanted. I was pretty much doing the same thing week to week and achieving very minimal results. 

Favorite and Least Favorite Exercise?

Favorite exercise:  Back Squat

Least Favorite exercise: Push ups

Favorite Healthy Meal?

Grilled Chicken with avocado and tomatoes with balsamic dressing.

Profession and hobbies?

Profession: Tax Accountant, CPA

Hobbies: Snowboarding, hanging out at the beach with friends, trying new outdoor activities, hiking, watching scary movies and realty TV.

Short Term & Long Term CrossFit Goals?

Short term goal: Be able to do at least one strict pull up within the next 3-4 months.

Long term goals: Maintain body fat at 17% and run a half marathon in 1:45.

Fun Fact about yourself?

First time in the snow was December 2012!

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