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Member Highlight – Meet Tom

1. Why did you decide to try CrossFit?
After 17 years of working
 construction, I moved to a desk job. The lack of movement and donuts became unhealthy. I started running again. Running outside and the Minnesota winters do not always go hand in hand. I researched CrossFit. CrossFit Slipstream was opening. I stopped by dropped off a check and 5 years later I am still here.

2. How is having a CrossFit Coach changed your workout or fitness results? 
Having a coach and a regimented time helps keep me on track. CrossFit allows you to get an intense workout in a short period of time. Having a coaching watch your movements promotes safety and motivation.

3. How has doing CrossFit affected your health and/or life?
The work, mobility, and strength you gain through CrossFit transfer to other aspects of your life. Renee and I went skiing in the mountains in December, something we have not done in 30 years. Both of us were able to strap on some skis and be proficient enough to not break our bones. This is a direct result of attending CrossFit Slipstream.

4. What is your favorite CrossFit movement?
The next movement I learn. Many of the movements were out of my reach when I started. Over the past years, I was able to learn many of these movements; double
unders, rope climb, TTB, pull-ups, ring dips, Olympic lifts, to name a few. It gives me a sense of accomplishment when I am able to learn another movement. There is always a new one to learn.

5. What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying CrossFit?
I encourage people to join CrossFit. This is 5 years of CrossFit for me. I have seen people come and go. Members that attend CrossFit Slipstream regularly will make improvements to their fitness and well being.