Lara1

Crossfit908 is more than just a gym…

Beads of sweat drip down my face as I am gasping for air.  I stop for a breather and shake out my muscles while getting the strength to finish the Workout of the Day.  Suddenly, I hear, “Let’s go, Lara!” and “You got this!  C’mon, girl!”

This is just one of the many reasons why I love Crossfit908.  The coaches and the members are so inspiring and motivating that I am able to push harder when I feel like I can’t any longer.  They give me the strength and speed that I need to complete these workouts.

As someone who has always been active, I have never felt so strong both physically and mentally as I do from Crossfit.  I never thought I would be able to do the things that I can do now such as strict unassisted pull-ups, ring dips, or any of the Olympic lifts.  I’m even beginning to like running distances longer than 200 meters!

It all begins with Tim, Allen, Pat, and Jake – such amazing trainers who really take the time to listen to the members and any concerns/injuries they have.  I had a shoulder injury that I needed to rest and lay off of for a few months.  With their help, I was able to modify all of the workouts so my shoulder could heal.  With the trainers’ knowledge and expertise, I was able to continue rigorous strength training that still made me a strong athlete.  I am happy to say that my shoulder is feeling great and back to normal!

Crossfit908 fosters a family community where I am encouraged to do my best.  Thanks to the trainers and members, I am able to achieve my goals.  PR-ing (Personal Records) with an Olympic lift or shaving time off a workout I did previously feels amazing!  The motivation resonates throughout the gym from the encouragement heard during strength activities/workouts and post-workout.

I continue to set goals for myself such as accomplishing feats I’ve never thought were possible.  I have grown so much as an athlete and strive to learn and develop as a Crossfitter.  The sky is the limit at Crossfit908.  I am passionate about improving myself everyday and with the support and help from Tim and the 908 family, I can… and you can too!