PROFILE: Nate


Do you have a nickname?
Chuckles

What got you started in CrossFit, and how long have you been doing it?
February 2008 (on and off); I have been CrossFitting regularly since January 2011

Do you have any memorable CFCC moments?
Modified “Murph” on 14 Mar 2011 – that thing wrecked me

Do you remember your first wod? What was it and how did it go?
Hardest thing I had ever done in a personal workout

Do you have any fitness goals?
Be able to do a pirouette by the age of 40

Do you play any sports now, or are there any you have participated competitively in the past?
Former HS/College football player; recreational golfer

What wods are your favorites?
Fran, Helen, sprint rowing

What exercises are your favorites?
Rowing, squats, Olympic lifts (particularly Deadlift), running backward

What one exercise makes you fill with fear when you see it posted?
Pullups

What is a typical day of nutrition for you?
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with meat, vegetables, or both
Lunch: Meat and vegetables/Salad if on travel
Snack: Fruit or carrots
Dinner: Meat or fish and vegetables/Salad
Constant coffee/water drinker (0800-1700)
Water only 1700-0800

***Caveat: when I am stressed I eat highly refined carbs/sugar in between meals***

What is your favorite food?
Salmon, Med Rare

What is your favorite music to workout to? Or listen to in general?
Hair Metal (e.g. – Dokken, Motley Crue, etc..)

What is CrossFit, to you?
A way of life

Where do you see yourself one year from now, fitness-wise?
Much improved, possibly competing in the Open or the Games

Do you have any hobbies outside of Crossfit?
Spending time with my wife and daughters

Tell us something about yourself that we may not know.
I played violin for 10 years as a kid

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