Athlete of the Month, July 2013

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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.