Friday 9/20/13

Mandatory Mobility
Spend 15 minutes mobilizing your body to help recover from a tough week o f workouts and prepare for the wod ahead

WOD
For time:
25 Steps Walking Lunge 135/95 (Front rack)
20 Bar Facing Burpees
15 Chest-2-Bar Pull-Ups
20 Steps Walking Lunge
15 Bar Facing Burpees
10 Chest-2-Bar Pull-Ups
15 Steps Walking Lunge
10 Bar Facing Burpees
5 Chest-2-Bar Pull-Ups

Basics
For time:
25 Steps Walking Lunge
20 Burpees
15 Pull-Ups
20 Steps Walking Lunge
15 Burpees
10 Pull-Ups
15 Steps Walking Lunge
10 Burpees
5 Pull-Ups

Athlete Spotlight

Name? Meredith
Nickname? None
Age? 44
Occupation? Deputy CIO for the State

Hometown, state? Deming, NM
Favorite WOD? Annie
Favorite lift? Power Clean
How long CrossFitting? 1 year, 3 months
What time slot do you come to most? 6 pm or later
How did you find CF? Friend
Athletic background? Played basketball, lifted weights and ran hurdles in high school, went on to run hurdles in college for a year; have played softball and golf occasionally

In one sentence, how has CF changed your life? CrossFit has been a confidence builder for me, but mostly it has given me an outlet.

What motivates/inspires you? From day one, it has been the other women at CrossFit Frontier. They are fun to workout with and they all have their own unique story.

Name one goal CF will help you attain? At first all I was hoping for was a little muscle definition, but now it’s so much more. Overall fitness and flexibility, being able to keep up with my active family.

Hobbies outside of the box? Reading and cooking
Favorite healthy food? Almond butter with apples
Favorite treat food? My latest is Krazy Kookie Dough ice cream, but mostly it’s Sweet Cream creamer.
Name something about you that would surprise us? I dread running, but it’s good for me. No, I think most people know that about it. Well, I also dread downtime. I actually plan my downtime, so I have something to do.

Advice to newbies? Keep with it, no matter how sore you get, it does get better, lean on the CrossFit community to get through it because the fitness results are well worth it.

Favorite WOD song? I mostly tune all noise out, but I like the Radioactive song by Imagine Dragons.
Max DL? 135 lbs

Max clean? 95 lbs
Max shoulder press? 55 lbs
Max back squat? 110 lbs
Fran time? Way too long – 12:32 mins modified
Grace time? Haven’t done yet
Helen time? 16:31 mins modified
Have you met Pukie? Nope, I’ve been fortunate so far.
Most memorable moment at the box? The first time my son, Jaden, lapped me in a WOD. I had to buy him a comic book.

 

 

 

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