CFSC Member Stories

August 22, 2017

September 2017- Members of Inspiration

Name: Tommy Morrison Age: 52 How long you have been a member at CFSC: 2 Years 11 months How you got started at CFSC: I turned 50 and decided it was time for a change. I saw an “On Ramp” add in local flyer and decided to check it out. Favorite CrossFit movement: Bench Press-Although we seldom ever do them! Least favorite CrossFit movement: Overhead Squats Favorite healthy food/meal: Chicken and the so many ways you can prepare it and it still be relatively healthy. Favorite part about CFSC: The People by far. All of them Coaches, Trainers and Participants. […]
July 25, 2017

August 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name: Mandy Piercy Age: 39 How long you have been a member at CFSC: 2 years, 8 mos. How you got started at CFSC: While teaching, I needed a physical outlet so I joined a local boxing gym. From there, I moved onto a bootcamp and finally decided I was ready for the next step.  I was scared to death but joining CFSC was one of the best decisions I ever made. Favorite CrossFit movement: Rope climbs….now that I have figured out how to safely descend. Least favorite CrossFit movement: Overhead squats Favorite healthy food/meal: chocolate avocado pudding Favorite part […]
June 20, 2017

July 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name: Jessica Adkins Age: 41 How long you have been a member at CFSC: 2.5 years How you got started at CFSC: I just moved to the area from West Virginia. I thought it would be fun to try crossfit. I had a cousin who was a member in WV and would tell me all about it. At the time I was an avid biker and was getting bored with it. Instead of investing in a new Trek, I decided to try something new and different. It was the best decision I’ve ever made. Favorite CrossFit movement: Squat Snatch Least […]
May 26, 2017

June 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name: Miranda Crawford Age: 40 How long you have been a member at CFSC: a little over a year How you got started at CFSC: wanted a change from the YMCA Favorite CrossFit movement: BURPEES!!! Least favorite CrossFit movement: WALL BALLS! Favorite healthy food/meal: chicken fajitas Favorite part about CFSC: EVERYTHING!! The coaches, the people, the WODs Something we don’t know about you: That I used to be very shy and reserved. Maybe that’s why sometimes I can be over the top and in your face now. Words of wisdom for people who are new to CrossFit or interested in […]
April 23, 2017

May 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Melissa & Rachel Name: Melissa Daniel Age: 35 How long you have been a member at CFSC: almost 3 years How you got started at CFSC: I had just moved to Charlotte.  I tried a box by our old apartment and I hated it!  I almost gave up CrossFit all together.  I decided to try one more box that was halfway between our apartment and work.  The morning I started at CFSC things were instantly different.  Every single person introduced themselves to me and made me feel so comfortable.  I knew I had the made the right decision. Favorite CrossFit movement: […]
March 25, 2017

April 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name: Mike Bolt Age: 47 How long you have been a member at CFSC: About 7 months. How you got started at CFSC: I was not happy at the Box I was going to.  I was driving down the road and saw the CFSC sign.  I joined the next week.  One of the best decisions I’ve made. Favorite CrossFit movement: Rowing Least favorite CrossFit movement: Buck Furpees!!! Favorite healthy food/meal: Project Lean Nation. Favorite part about CFSC: They accept me for who I am.  I walk in beat down from a hard day, and walk out strengthened physically, emotionally, and […]
February 25, 2017

March 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name:  Mark Dillenbeck Age:  31 How long you have been a member at CFSC:  4 years How you got started at CFSC:  I was getting pretty bored with the typical “gym” routine and wanted to try something different.  After learning that CrossFit is high-intensity and competitive, I googled “Charlotte CrossFit” and CFSC was the first one to show up. Favorite CrossFit movement:  Snatch/handstand walks/handstand pushups/duck duck goose. Least favorite CrossFit movement:  Burpees/double unders/running. Favorite healthy food/meal:  Eggs, spinach, and avocados. Favorite part about CFSC:  The tight-knit community, and a coaching staff that knows what they’re doing. Something we don’t know […]
January 25, 2017

February 2017- Member’s of Inspiration

Name: Billy Wolf Age: 34 How long you have been a member at CFSC: Whole half of a decade. How you got started at CFSC: I was watching ESPN and the CrossFit games came on. I thought to myself, those guys are ripped what in the world are they doing. That’s when I googled CrossFit and found a gym half a mile from my work (CFSC). Favorite CrossFit movement: ring muscle ups/ ghds Least favorite CrossFit movement: DEADLIFTS Favorite healthy food/meal: Everything! But if I had to choose one I would go with watermelon. Favorite part about CFSC: I have […]
January 18, 2017

Nate & Kate – Inspiring Members of the Month – January 2017

I served in the Marine Corp from 1998 - 2002.: I would say that you need to listen to the coaches and your body. The coaches will work to teach you the proper techniques, and all you need to do is be willing to listen. It is much easier to go slow at first and develop proper form because it is very hard to break bad habits once they start. Also you need to listen to your body. It is great to push yourself hard during the workout, but you need to make sure you are giving your body the proper rest.
January 1, 2017

Jayne & Jason – Inspiring Members of the Month – December 2016

Name: Jayne Alston Age: 50 How long you have been a member at CFSC: A little over 4 years How you got started at CFSC: My husband, Patrick, was doing CrossFit at a different gym and encouraged me to give it a try.  I’m glad I did. Favorite CrossFit movement: Deadlifts (abmats are pretty great, too) Least favorite CrossFit movement: I really dislike the snatch. There’s too much thinking involved on that one.  But, rowing does hold a special place of suck in my heart. Favorite healthy food/meal: Baked spaghetti squash with ground turkey meat sauce. Favorite part about CFSC: […]

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