Client Profile: Ini Beckman
How long have you been in the New River Valley? 5 and 1/2 years
Job: Certified Health Coach and Certified Massage Therapist
Family: Husband with three adult children
When did you join CFBB? August 2012
How did you first hear about/get exposed to CrossFit? My son joined in Vermont; I walked by CFBB often on my walk into town
Do you remember your first WOD? What was it and how did it feel? I didn't know what I was doing , but it was doable! And fun!
What is your favorite movement so far? Handstand against the wall Least favorite? Hollow Rock
Favorite WOD: Nothing in particular because I just like the variety, and I like doing the workout together, with the class, with the coaches that know our names.
What sort of changes have you seen in your body, health and fitness since starting CrossFit? Lost 12 pounds, though I was not "overweight" before; toned body; increased energy, time wise and quantity wise; stronger muscles
Any advice for people just getting started? Don't overdo it; be constant in your attendance; enjoy what you're doing; and especially: focus, be aware, prevent a slip or an accident.
What are your hobbies, interests and/or talents outside of CrossFit? Hiking/camping; gardening; reading
Training... and rocking the "Amy" wig at the CFBB Christmas Party!