Congrats to Matt C – the July Member of the Month!!!

Over the past five years, I’ve been digging myself out of a hole I got myself into from poor diet and exercise back in my college and early working years (I used to be 50 pounds heavier back in the day, yikes). Before I joined CF Thermal last winter, I was constantly searching for an exercise routine that would keep my interest and motivation up. Running and working out in my house or an LA Fitness would only go so far and I would have to drag myself to exercise daily. Doing these things would only allow me to “check off the box” and convince myself that I worked out without really reaping any significant benefits. Since joining Thermal last winter, I’ve met so many great people and no longer look at exercising after work as a chore, but a part of my day I look forward to. I’ve done things here at Thermal that I couldn’t imagine myself doing two years ago. I can’t thank all of the coaches enough for always pushing me and helping me get the most out of each class. The community here is so awesome and welcoming and has made my first Crossfit experience great. I recently hit a 205# PR on my clean and jerk and am still working on getting my kipping pull-ups (I know, they’re terrible) down to get me closer to that muscle up! I also had my fastest Broad Street Run time this spring without even training for it, just did the daily WODs!

AMRAP in 20 mins:
8 pull-ups
12 deadlifts, 155/105#
13 KB swings, 53/35#
28 double unders