Athlete of the Month, July 2013


Name, age, occupation, city? Jillian Nassar, 24, Legal Assistant, Rochester

Start date at CrossFit Reviver? August 2012

Athletic background? Nada!

Favorite and least favorite WOD / movement? Favorite: Russian Twists.  Least Favorite: Burpees.

Greatest accomplishment? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal: Graduating College.  Fitness: Completing Murph!  I though it was going to be impossible, but I got it done!

Has CFR made you better?  If so, how?  Yes, definitely!  I’m so much stronger than I ever thought I could be (I don’t struggle opening heavy doors anymore).  Everyday I surprise myself with how far I can push myself and I absolutely love that. I’m also WAY more coordinated.

What are your hobbies? Going to sporting events, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Top 5 favorite movies? Number 9, Tommy Boy, She’s the Man, Gypsy, The Departed and Kung Fu Panda.

What is one thing we don’t know about you? I have trouble picking a favorite anything.  I don’t even have a favorite color.

What are your goals in life?  Personal, professional and fitness related?  My main goal is to be happy and healthy.  In every aspect of my life I strive to never settle for just good enough and to always keep improving.