August Member of the Month – Karen Mezquita

Karen

CFBF August Member of the Month – Karen Mezquita

Previous Fitness:

I played sports my whole life! I played softball, volleyball and basketball in high school. I played ice hockey through college at UNH.

Why CFBF:

My husband Brad joined the gym first and I met the coaches and owners and felt comfortable and inspired to join the gym! 

First Memorable WOD:

I love the CrossFit Total.

Favorite CrossFit Movement:

 I like al the lifting but probably deadlift is my favorite lift.

What Motivates you the most:

I am motivated by the coaches and other members. It is fun to see others improving.

Biggest Challenge:

My biggest challenge is cardio. I hope to improve on my fitness a lot prior to the end of the year.

Biggest Improvement:

I dislike burpees, but can say I have improved a lot from when I first walked in the gym almost two years ago.

Advice for New Members:

Don’t be intimidated by other members, concentrate on your own gains and be consistent in getting to the gym.

Who is Your Superhero:

My heroes are my family members who also CrossFit. My husband Brad, son Ty and sisters family all CrossFit.  It is a challenge and they all love it!

Fun Fact about Yourself:

I am a Canadian from Prince Albert Saskatchewan. I challenge you to find that on a map!

Favorite 2016 Open Workout:

16.2 I completed the scaled workout. Had a new PR for the cleans. It felt great to do well in that workout.

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