Meet A Member Monday: Heather Pace

Meet A Member Monday: Heather Pace

No More Excuses   Hello Friction friends.  My name is Heather Pace.  I was born and raised in El Paso, TX.  I am the wanderer in the family so most of my family and friends are still living in Texas.  I left El Paso when I took a full ride soccer scholarship at a D2...
Meet A Member Monday: Minna Woodward

Meet A Member Monday: Minna Woodward

Kool Aid I will never forget the first time I tried CrossFit–I had seen these hulking, muscular individuals running about the city carrying barbells and fitness gadgets galore. After stalking this particular gym for a few days, I decided that whatever sort of...
Meet A Member Monday: Deanna Speyers

Meet A Member Monday: Deanna Speyers

Full Circle   Years before I started CrossFit I worked out by myself, mainly lifting weights. My main goal was always to be thinner and if I got stronger along the way that was just an added bonus. My gym ended up closing, and for about a year I never found a new...
Meet A Member Monday: Amanda Bordner

Meet A Member Monday: Amanda Bordner

“The Kickstart I Needed”   Hello hello everyone! My name is Amanda Bordner; I was born and raised in Hudsonville, and went to High School at Catholic Central. I graduated in 2010 from MSU (GO GREEN!)  with a Bachelors Degree in Food Industry Management,...
Meet A Member Monday: Natasha Neal

Meet A Member Monday: Natasha Neal

“Cheers”   The opening theme song to the tv show, “Cheers” kind of describes Friction CrossFit, in my opinion.  Those of us (the few us) over the age of 30 may remember the lyrics – “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name and...
Meet A Member Monday: Candace Strong

Meet A Member Monday: Candace Strong

Life Changer   In January, I will have been at Friction CrossFit for 2 years!  I have never felt better.   My daughter helped me find Friction and I began with PT sessions with Jeff. I had never done CrossFit before and I was quite intimidated – there was so...