Congrats Manny and Monica on being our next Member of the Month
What is your favorite WOD?
Monica – Cindy I have do it before a couple of time. Help me realize my progress
Manny – Kalsu, It was tough but fun at the same time
What is your least favorite WOD?
Monica – Murph, I think I died at least 5 times
Manny – Murph as well. It was so painful
What is your favorite lift?
Monica – Back Squat, It helping me squat better, I was always doing it wrong before.
Manny – Power Snatch, I love SNATCHS!
What is your least favorite lift?
Monica – Snatch – I don’t feel comfortable yet with my arms being so wide
Manny – Hang Squat Cleans
What did you do before CrossFit?
Monica – T25 Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and CIZE
Manny – Nothing
What did you think after your first CrossFit experience? How does it compare to now?
Monica – I knew from day one that it would be a challenge and I Immediately saw wrong I had been doing some movements Now I am working on being better.
Manny – It was going to be painful, and I was right 😉
What special memories or achievements have you had since you have been at CF Fireball?
Monica – It has all been a memoriable experience. I am achieving things I never thought of. I would never imagine lifting a barbell the way we do in CrossFit
Manny – I am getting stronger each and every day, and a huge increase in my endurance.
What advice would you give to a newcomer joining CrossFit Fireball?
Monica – I would advise a newcomer to be ready for a challenge and have support from an amazing group of people
Manny – Suck it up and just do it, the reward is far more than you can ever imagine
How did you become involved with CrossFit?
Monica – Saw an ad on Facebook for a 6 week challenge and was hooked ever since!
Manny – My beautiful wife surprised me with a On-Ramp certificate while she was doing the challenge. We both finished at the same time and was able to join the group CrossFit together.
What is the biggest change you see in yourself since starting CrossFit?
Monica –Everything, my endurance, self confidence, muscular definition that I never had
Manny – My endurance and getting the muscles that I never knew existed!
What are your hobbies outside of CrossFit? What is your profession?
Monica – Outside of CrossFit, I enjoy spending time with my family and building memories with them. I manage the fitness center/spa/assist tennis department at a country club
Manny – Love spending time with my daughter and wife. But I do like to jog and read as well.