March Athlete of the Month – Scott Matheson

1. Where are you from originally? Portland Maine.   2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Not Running.   3. What is your least favorite WOD/ Movement? Running.   4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? I did the mega-gyms for years: lift-cardio-flex-repeat…. I needed a change and […]

January Athlete of the Month – Sydney Millis

1. Where are you from originally? Originally from Chester, SC but spent most of my life in Georgia. 2. What is your favorite WOD/Movement? Clean and jerk 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Thrusters/OH squats 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? I started CrossFit right […]

December Athlete of the Month – Nakia Batts

1. Where are you from originally? Fayetteville, NC 2. What is your favorite Bootcamp movement? Box jumps 3. What is your least favorite Bootcamp Movement? Bikes & Rowers 4. What were you doing before Bootcamp? Planet Fitness membership, group classes such as Zumba, Hip-Hop Fitness & home workouts 5. How did you hear about CrossFit […]

August Athlete of the Month – TJ Speck

1. Where are you from originally? Charlotte, NC 2. What is your favorite WOD/Movement? My favorite WOD was the Buy in: 200m Trap Bar Farmers carry (45/35) then: 4rds 5 squat cleans (155/105) 10TTB 15WB (30/20) then Cash out: 200m trap bar farmers carry. 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? My Least favorite would […]

July Athlete of the Month – Jennifer Floyd

1. Where are you from originally? Durham, NC  2. What is your favorite WOD/Movement? Squat cleans 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Karen/Wallballs (Especially sweaty ones) 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? I was running on a treadmill and doing all sorts of classes. I […]

May Athlete of the Month – Lorri Mangan

1. Where are you from originally? Born in Redwood City, California, Raised in Los Angeles, California 2. What is your favorite WOD/Movement? Toes to bar, although I am still working on it. 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Burpees!!!! 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about Northlake Bootcamp? Infrequent […]

April Athlete of the Month – Becky Ortega

1. Where are you from originally? Gallup, New Mexico 2. What is your favorite WOD/Movement? Toes to Bar (still working on) 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Push plates 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? Working out on my own (mostly light weights and elliptical […]

March Athletes of the Month – Keith and Angelique Gaines

1. Where are you from originally? A: I grew up in Long Island, New York. K: Northeast Philadelphia born and raised, and on the ice rink where I spent most of days… 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? A: Back squats and squat cleans!! K: Since beginning CrossFit my favorite movement has been the Bear […]

Strength: Actions vs. Acceptance

I’ve never really seen strength as just the typical Wikipedia definition of having the ability to carry more weight. Since starting high school and CrossFit the significance of the word quickly changed in my life. The new people and friends I’ve met have shown me that strength can develop out of the ability to overcome […]

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