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April Athlete of the Month- Shasti

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Let’s hear it for this month’s athlete of the month…. Shasti!!!

Shasti joined our family at the start of the year by simply walking up and signing up. He had never CrossFitted before, but was eager to make progress in his health and fitness from the get go. Shasti has an incredible attitude, he is a hard worker, always positive and extremely coachable, but his movement has DRAMATICALLY improved since day one! We’ve shared with y’all before we absolutely LOVE seeing people soar and Shasti is officially soaring! On a side note, we 100% love how Shasti loves to be a part of everything and dives in without hesitation. He comes to all of our family events, as well as volunteers at local competitions to enjoy the fun of being part of the larger CrossFit family!

We absolutely love having you in our 2024 family Shasti and we can’t wait to see all the wonderful gains 2019 has in store for you! Keep it up! ?

Some fun facts about Shasti:

Q: How long have you been doing CrossFit?
A: 4 months

Q: Why did you originally hop on the CrossFit Express?
A: To get in shape and it’s a fun way of working out!!

Q: What motivates you to keep going and working hard?
A: The progress I see I’m making everyday and the coaching staff at 2024 are so helpful and keep me motivated to keep improving.

Q: What’s your favorite movements in CrossFit?
A: Sit-Ups & Deadlifts (as I recently hit a huge new PR)

Q: What are your long term goals?
A: To continue to improve on my technique, to get stronger, gain stamina for Muai Thai, and my 2020 goal is to get a 6 pack ?

Q: What’s your biggest accomplishment since joining 2024?
A: First is Running!! I couldn’t run 200 meters when I started and now I can run a mile!! Second would be movements with the barbell and my third is how I can already see my body changing. I can’t wait to see how much it’s changed after a year of CrossFit!

Q: What’s one hidden talent you have or interesting fact about you?
A: I love doing water sports or anything that comes with water activities. Also, believe it or not, I can’t remember the last time I got angry or frustrated.

Q: Favorite movie?
A: All Marvel movies

Q: Favorite coffee/lunch/dinner spot in ATX?
A: I don’t drink coffee much, but when I do really like summer moon cafe. I just love food in general, so as long as the meat is cooked it’s my fav ?

 Q: What’s one item on your bucket list?
A: Getting a 6 pack & winning a professional fight in Maui Thai!!

Q: What are you looking forward to the most in 2019?
A: I want to get outside of my comfort zone more this year. I’m introverted and don’t typically talk much. However, I’m really happy I’ve made friends and am in the 2024 family. Also, want to get my body in shape!

Q: What’s something you’d say to someone considering joining CrossFit for the first time?
A: Don’t think, just do it! After the first week, it’s SO MUCH FUN! ?? The 2024 coaches are awesome and I can feel my body moving better from our bi-monthly yoga classes too!