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Athlete Profile: Oliver Ly June 2014

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Oliver started Crossfit RVA in February and has been a consistent member ever since. His willingness to learn makes him an easy athlete to coach. Interview Questions: Favorite Lift: Favorite WOD: Accomplishment I’m most proud of since starting CrossFit: I have always wanted to: Outside of the gym I like to: Something nobody knows about me or would be surprised …

Trainee Profile: Alan M.

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Biggest accomplishment in the gym so far: Drinking Four Loko with Ryan P and living to tell about it-just kidding (but that really did happen). I’d have to say meeting all the advanced standards on the last CrossFit total day because I had really been working basics and flexibility hard to try to meet those requirements. What do you want …

Trainee Profile: Nikki O.

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How were you introduced to Crossfit? My fiancé, John G and I have been athletes our entire lives, however by the middle of last year, we realized our athletic activities were few and far between. At that point, since we both knew a ‘normal’ gym would only bore the tears out of us, John researched Crossfit gyms in the area. …

Trainee Profile: Charlie B.

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How were you introduced to Crossfit? I found Crossfit through my friend Amy McFadden. I would see the pictures and read her status updates on Facebook and thought “I would like to try that.” I didn’t think it was a possibility having had both shoulders operated on, chronic pain in the right and besides the occasional drumming, absolutely no upper …

Trainee Profile: Mackenzie F.

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As John G. said it, I was a much different person two years ago than the one you see at the gym today. I was embarrassingly weak and had toothpicks for appendages. I was doing push-ups on the box, pull-ups on the green band, and I ran as fast as a granny (with a walker). I ate like shit; candy, …

Trainee Profile: John G.

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When I walked into CFRVA last June I was a much different person than the one you see at the gym now. At that point, I was the 10-soda-a-day-John, who would often start his day with two Big Bites and a package of Ho-Hos and then would top everything off with a Big Gulp. I am sure you could guess …