Member Spotlight 003: Lauren Willet – CrossFit Bensalem
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Member Spotlight 003: Lauren Willet


Member Spotlight 003: Lauren Willet

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with a Member Spotlight! This month’s member spotlight is none-other than Lauren Willet! Lauren first came to CrossFit Bensalem in Decemeber and this April competed in her first CrossFit competition, the Festivus Games. We couldn’t be more proud…

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CrossFit Bensalem –  How long have you been coming to CrossFit Bensalem and what got you started?

Lauren Willet – I’ve been coming to CFB since late December. I kept seeing CrossFit all over the place and I was tired of the regular gyms so I figured I’d try it out.

CFB – What did you think after your first WOD?

LW – I was exhausted! But I knew I was hooked.
CFB –  Do you have a favorite song to workout to?

LW – No favorite song, just anything really loud that gets me pumped up.
CFB – What is your favorite WOD or CrossFit movement?

LW – Hm thats tough. Lately I’ve been working a lot on handstands and getting to my HSPU’s. But I always like doing Split Jerks.

CFB –  What has CrossFit changed about your life?

LW – Not to be cliche, but CrossFit definitely changed my life. Everyday I feel stronger and get more endurance. I love our Box and all the new friends I’ve made there!

CFB – What do you like to do when you’re not in the gym?

LW – I always love being back home in the Poconos, relaxing and being in the garden.
CFB – Something we might not know about you?

LW – Well most people know I’ve been a vegetarian for a long time. But I am going back to school to be a Dental Hygienist!

CFB –  What is your 6 month goal?

LW – My 6th month goal is to just keep coming as much as possible and keep setting new goals for myself.
CFB – What would you say to someone who is new or considering starting CrossFit?

LW – I’d say try it, what do you have to lose? You’ll be hooked soon enough!

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