Meet our December Member of the Month Sue!

If you are a member of our community, you know who Sue is. She is one of our OG’s, she started with us as soon as our doors opened. She is an inspiration to our community each and every day. We asked her some questions about her journey.

Q: How long have you been a member at Proficient?
A: I have been a member at CrossFit Proficient coming up for 10 years in February.

Q: What is your favourite thing about being a Proficient athlete?
A: Honestly I have many favourite things so not easy to name one specifically.

Q: How would you describe the community at Proficient? 
A: One of the most welcoming, supportive and inclusive fitness communities I have ever been a member of.

Q: What advice do you have for someone who is intimidated by group fitness?
A: I guess making sure you are feeling comfortable with the fitness group you have chosen. Communicate any concerns/apprehensions to coaches and training partners early.  Have fun and remember why you made the decision to focus on your personal fitness journey.

Q: Favourite music to sweat to?
A: I am happy with anything really

Q: Least favourite music to sweat to?
A: None

Q: Favourite movement/workout?
A: I like Deadlifts and workouts with kettlebells 

Q: Least favourite movement/workout?
A: Still struggle with being completely comfortable and confident with Overhead bar work.

Q: Is there a member of the Proficient Community that inspires and motivates you to be better? 
A: Not specifically. I always draw inspiration and motivation from the Coaching Team as an ongoing learning platform.

Q: Is there a member of the Proficient community that needs to know you are coming for them? Feel free to put them on notice!
A: No

Q: Favourite post-workout meal?
A:  Well it is usually breakfast so a Smoothie, Oats or Granola with fruit. And most importantly a Great Coffee!

Q: What fitness-related goals do you have for 2022?
A: To remain consistent with my training schedule. Improve on Pull-ups and Toes to Bar.

Q: Describe your athletic abilities in five words or less.
A: Consistent.

Q: What’s your background story outside of Proficient? 
A: Married with 2 sons and 3 Grandsons. Semi Retired Mental Health Nurse.

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