Athlete of the Month, October 2014

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Name, age, occupation, city? John / “Big John”, 49, Demolition Contractor, Sterling Heights.

Start date at CrossFit Reviver? June 2013.

Athletic background? Weight training, softball, roller hockey, golf.

Favorite and least favorite WOD / movement? Favorite: Front Squats, Running, Airdyne. Least Favorite WOD: Back Squats, Pull Ups, Rowing.

Greatest accomplishment? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal: Getting married and having 3 healthy and beautiful kids. Professional: Opening my own business. Fitness: Just try to stay healthy and fit.

Has CFR made you better? If so, how? CFR has definitely made me better. I’m more dedicated than ever to working out. The coaches are the best instructors, they make time to help with your faults and compliment you with good mechanics. I actually enjoy working out again. I am always waiting for our teacher to start the workout.

What are your hobbies? Not many; golf when I can get out and play, fishing, boating, being up north at my cottage.

Top 5 favorite TV movies? Family Man, Wolf of Wall Street, What Dreams May Come, Step Brothers, This Is 40.

What is one thing we don’t know about you? Not much, I’m pretty open.

What are your goals in life? Personal, professional and fitness related? Try to be happy everyday, be successful in whatever I do.  I want to have abs one day.