January Athlete of the Month – Loreyn McKenzie

1. Where are you from originally? The Land – Cleveland, Ohio 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Squat clean 3. What is your least favorite WOD/movement? I have 2, pull-ups and snatching 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? I was working out body building style at […]

Success Story – Kevin Swain

I walked into CrossFit Northake early in November 2015 a 5’9” tall, 237 pound pre-diabetic. I have always exercised and thought I was eating correctly, but continued to suffer the dreaded roller coaster ride of weight gain and loss that comes hand in hand with yo-yo dieting. When I walked in I met Jason Bright […]

December Athlete of the Month – Kitty Lewis

1. Where are you from originally? Hampstead, NC. But recently relocated to Charlotte 7 months ago after living in Atlanta for 28 years. 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Kettlebells and slam balls 3. What is your least favorite WOD/movement? Absolutely wall walks 4. What were you doing before Bootcamp? How did you hear about […]

November Athlete of the Month – Kate Bartumus

1: Where are you from originally? Maine 2. What is your favorite CrossFit movement? I love ‘Helen’ because my strength used to be running. 3. What is your least favorite CrossFit Movement? Push-ups,  seriously I’m terrible! 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit Northlake? I was a runner and […]

October Athlete of the Month – Mike Tasillo

1: Where are you from originally? Upstate NY 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Cleans, front squats, pullups, toes to bar. 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Overhead squats and snatches. Double unders were on that list but I’ve been working hard lately to improve. 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did […]

June Athlete of the Month – Morgan Holbrook

1. Where are you from originally? Atlanta GA 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Ummm…. Cleans 3. What is your least favorite WOD/ Movement? Overhead squats or snatches 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/ CrossFit Northlake? Just finished playing school and club soccer. A friend asked me […]

Women in CrossFit (Part II)

Female body image in the sport that inspires so many to “Push the Boundaries of Expectation” While CrossFit women have opened the door to ending body discrimination among genders, the expectations of their “ripped” muscles seem to do no more good than the images of size 00 underwear models. When most people attack ads they […]

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