ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
CROSSFIT LAKE MARY
Name: Julie Sawyer
Where did you grow up? England
When did you become a member of CFLM? This summer.
What do you do when are you not at CFLM? (hobbies, occupation, etc.) I work at Orlando Sanford International Airport as the Assistant to the Executive VP/COO of the Airport, I love my job. When I’m not working I like to go to the beach, and I like a glass of wine or two!!
How did you find out about CrossFit? I joined a 6 week challenge with my husband, Mark. We saw it on Facebook.
When did you realize CrossFit was right for you? After the first 6 week challenge had ended, I missed it and signed up again.
What is your favorite WOD/movement? Anything I can actually do! I like kettle bells, sit-ups, rowing machine.
What is your least favorite WOD/movement? Burpees.
What would your PERFECT WOD look like? Kettle bells, sit ups, rowing machine!
What goals have you completed since starting at CFLM? I have learned how to do squats (almost) and I now push myself harder (I used to give up too easily). I also gave up sugar in my tea and coffee, which was major for me.
What motivates you to finish and push hard to complete a WOD? I do try my best but accept my limitations and modify where I can.
What is something about yourself that we do not know about you? I’ve been married to Mark for 28 years!
What advice would you give to someone just getting started with CrossFit? Stick with it and have fun.
FILL IN THE BLANK (one word):
I like to have fun.
I eat very healthily (most of the time).
I do try very hard.
I am not perfect
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