Athlete of the Month, November 2014
Name, age, occupation, city? Lauren “Yeoski” Yeomans, dirty 30, Physical Therapist at OMPT Specialists, currently living in Sterling Heights at The Petting Zoo.
Start date at CrossFit Reviver? March 2012.
Athletic background? Mostly just running prior to CrossFit…Track, Cross-Country, Volleyball…shitty at Basketball but I attempted.
Favorite and least favorite WOD / movement? Favorite: I love doing Cleans into Split Jerks and I have a love/hate relationship with Snatches. Least Favorite WOD: Burpees can go to hell.
Greatest accomplishment? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal and Professional would have to be getting my DPT. Fitness: When I completed my first half marathon without stopping.
Has CFR made you better? If so, how? Yes, to be cheesy it has made me stronger not only physically but mentally…some workouts and tasks don’t look so daunting after doing Murph, and having a great community behind you to support you helps make it that much better!
What are your hobbies? Hmm- I feel like I never get time for them but…crafting, drawing, gardening/landscaping flower beds, animal hoarding, drinking wine, karaoke, sweet dance moves.
Top 5 favorite TV movies? Lilo and Stitch, Labyrinth, Usual Suspects, Moulin Rouge, Across the Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy…yeah that’s 6.
What is one thing we don’t know about you? I have mad karaoke skills to Shoop by Salt n Pepa.
What are your goals in life? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal and Professional: Complete my OMPT and get my CSCS… Fitness: I would love to do and orienteering race but I’ll probably try to complete a Tri first…who knows!