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...
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...
Meet A Member Monday: Jessica Swiontek

Meet A Member Monday: Jessica Swiontek

Climbing Everest   At one point in my life, I wanted to climb Everest. I set goals including (but not limited to) walking the Inca Trail and backpacking in Yellowstone. I never noticed the drift in my life until it hit me: I wasn’t in any shape to survive...
Looking for a Community and Results

Looking for a Community and Results

  Community: My CrossFit journey began at Ludington CrossFit in 2015. I had moved to town for work and didn’t know a single person in the area. I had heard about CrossFit but didn’t think about joining until it was the only well known fitness center...
Weight loss Journey: Gains and Losses

Weight loss Journey: Gains and Losses

I started my weight loss journey in March this year. Work was having a contest to see who could lose the most, and I joined. I Lost around 12lbs, and I wanted to keep going. I saw an online post about “average to awesome” and asked my friend if she’d...