Test That Turned Into Passion
I started at Friction CrossFit last March with the New You program. I had been working out at another facility and was getting bored with my routine. I was finding myself skipping class and needed a change. I had never done CrossFit before so to say I was a bit intimidated in an understatement.
From the first day, I was amazed at what we were doing; what I was doing!
I thought I was in shape, after all I was going to the gym five days a week taking class after class. Regardless, this CrossFit stuff was pushing me harder and challenging me to do things that I never thought I could do. I kept coming back.
I loved the variety and I loved the challenge. While each visit got better, it was the encouragement and camaraderie and coaching that got me hooked. Every day is a different challenge, but every time I leave I am made to feel great about what I have achieved and I look forward to coming back. What started as a test has grown into a passion.
I am happy to have found CrossFit and even happier to have found Friction.
Author: Kate McDougall
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