The Best Advice You Can Hear About Aging: Linda’s Story
Meet Linda. Linda is a 66-year-old retired teacher. She also happens to be my mom! Mom was never athletic. She was never very active either. She was not a couch potato, just didn't formally exercise. About 10 years ago, as I started becoming very interested in...
CrossFit: The Self-Esteem Boost Jess L.
My husband, Drew, talked me into joining FitCity. I had just finished my bachelor’s degree and internship in Elementary Education, and was in the middle of my first year of teaching. For two years everything but school and family took a back burner in my life,...
Heather: A Brain Tumor Couldn’t Stop Her!
Tell me a little bit about yourself (name, occupation, age, background): The details of my life are quite inconsequential… my name is Heather, but I am better known by my alias: Paige and Petra’s Mother. You have undoubtedly seen me impatiently waiting for one of my daughters at FitCity. I am (K + 1) years […]
Natalie: An Awesome Support System
I am a full time working mom with four children. With our family’s crazy schedule, I never made working out a priority. All of my time was devoted to my children and their activities, or to my work. About a year ago, I came to Bring A Buddy day at FitCity. I had heard about […]
Be Like Lisa
“Don’t compare yourself to others- just be better than YOU were yesterday.” Lisa joined FitCity in October of last year starting out with a small package of personal training and a goal of preparing for CrossFit classes. After a couple of weeks, she began group class and quickly became an important part of the 9:15am vibe! A […]
Tom: It’s a Family Affair
“Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.” – author unknown I have been a member at FitCity for close to a year and a half now. Prior to joining FitCity, I always tried to stay active and attend a gym but never really felt like I was making any progress. My son TJ has […]
Shanita: Stronger and Faster
Before I joined FitCity in January of 2016, I had no clue what CrossFit even was. My husband joined in 2015, he was so excited about it and would always want me to join him. Being too weary of the idea at the time, I pushed it off for a while. By the end of […]
Never too Young: Petra’s Story
A personal note from Coach Sarah… Petra is one of the most hard working, focused teens I know. She has done personal training with me three times a week for about a year and half and almost never misses a session. She gives 100% effort and listens carefully as I guide her through old and […]
CrossFit Success Story – Woody
I became a FitCity member in November 2015, at the age of 73. After years of long hours managing people and projects, it became easy to find excuses for not exercising, or eating properly. I would talk about doing something, but just never did. Fortunately, my wife and I are very lucky […]
Giving 100% Every Time – Britain
Meet Britain. He very much deserves this spotlight! Britain gives 100% effort every day, every workout. He is focused on his goals and is willing to put forth the effort…and it shows! It is evident in the drastic changes to his physique as well as his strength gains, increased stamina/endurance and improved technique. Glance over […]
Crossfit Success Story – Mike L
I joined FitCity just over 6 months ago to make someone else happy. During this process, I found my happiness. My hope when joining FitCity was to lose “some” weight. My goals since then have changed drastically, they are more defined and change regularly. I remember my first WOD (workout of the day), I just […]
Crossfit Success Story – Corey D
My name is Corey D and this is my crossfit success story When I started Crossfit back in 2014, my only goals were to lift more and faster than the time before. I also thought the muscle up was the coolest move, so my goal was to be able to do one of those. My […]