Athlete Spotlight!

Athlete of the Month Bio: 

Name: Jason Hanberg 

Tell us a little bit about yourself (family, job, interests/hobbies, etc).

I have a wife and two kids, my job is in food sales, and my interests and hobbies involve football and cooking. 

When did you start doing CrossFit?

I stated CrossFit about 8 months ago. 

What made you decide to start CrossFit?

I wanted to physical results and my doctor told me I needed to lose weight because I was heading in the direction of high blood pressure and diabetes if I didn’t. 

How has CrossFit made an impact on your life outside of the gym?

CrossFit has allowed me to have a better quality of life. I feel better with more energy and have lost 26 lbs so far. My doctor told me I am now in great shape. 

What is your favorite & least favorite WOD or movement?

Favorite movement is push-ups and least favorite is burpees. 

What is your favorite & least favorite lift?

Favorite life is bench press and least favorite is overhead squats!

What are your CrossFit goals?

My goal is to be able to do RX during WODs/metcons. 

What is your proudest CrossFit moment/achievement?

My proudest cf moment would be accomplishing overhead squats with weight. 

What is your favorite quote or words to live by?

Love your neighbor. 

Tell us something people would be surprised to know about you.

I’ve been married for 26 years! 

What advice would you give to newbies?

 Advice I would suggest for newbies is to learn proper form first on all the movements.

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