January’s Member of the Month- Rose

Name: Rose

Age: 51

Where are you originally from: Yaoundé, Cameroon located in West Africa 

What do you do for a living: Social Worker

What is your exercise/athletic background: I did not have much of an exercise background. I had limited experience with the stair master and treadmill at the gym.

How long have you been CrossFitting: Only since November

How did you get started in CrossFit: I was recommended by a colleague who is a member of Iron Strong. 

How has CrossFit changed your life: I have lost 10lbs ALREADY!!!!! & I am beginning to eat right.

What are your favorite workouts/movements/lifts? Least favorite?

Favorite – rowing & squats

Least Favorite – burpees

What is one CrossFit goal you would like to set for yourself: To be able to do a pull up

What is one fun thing about you that most people in the gym would not know: I love to dance and have a good time with my friends. 

What do you like the most about Iron Strong: It is a very welcoming and encouraging community. Everyone wants to see everyone succeed; It’s like a family