NAMETimothy Shakra

DIVISION:Masters 50-54

COMPETITIONS: THOROUGHBRED THROWDOWN, BACON BEATDOWN, REX RUMBLE, BARBELLS FOR BOOBS, REINDEER RUMBLE, CENTRAL FLORIDA GAMES, REEBOK CROSSFIT OPEN

TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF (FAMILY, JOB, SPORTS, MILITARY, INTERESTS, ETC.
I AM A FATHER OF 2 GIRLS TAYLOR 16 ANNA 14 MARRIED TO CHRIS SHAKRA FOR 19 YEARS. I WORK FOR PEARSON AUTO GROUP AS A FINANCE DIRECTOR. MY INTEREST ARE, CROSSFIT SPENDING QUALITY TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND HELPING
OTHERS IN ANYWAY I CAN.

WHY DID YOU START CROSSFIT?
I STARTED CROSSFIT 3 YEARS AGO IN HOPES TO BETTER MY LIFE IN A POSSITVE WAY, MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY, AND NEEDED A MAJOR CHALLENGE IN MY LIFE.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING CROSSFIT?
3 years

What changes did you make first to your life?
THE CHANGES I MADE FIRST IN MY LIFE ARE COMING TO GRIPS THAT IF I WAS GOING TO START CROSSFIT I NEEDED TO MAKE IT A LIFE STYLE, NOT JUST ANOTHER WORKOUT. CROSSFIT HAS MADE MANY CHANGES IN MY LIFE SINCE I STARTED, SELF CONFIDENCE, HOW I TAKE ON OTHER CHALENGES IN MY EVERYDAY LIFE, I CAN DO THAT ATTITUDE! HEALTH, PHYSICAL CHANGES IN MY BODY, EATING HABITS THE DESIRE TO HELP OTHERS TO SUCCEED IN OR OUT OF CROSSFIT.

WHAT DID YOU FIRST LOVE ABOUT CROSSFIT?
I LOVE ALL OF THE CHANGES IT HAS MADE IN MY LIFE, BUT THE FIRST LOVE OF CROSSFIT WAS THE HIGH ENERGY, INTENSE WORKOUTS AND THE DESIRE OF OTHERS TO HELP ME SUCCEED! FAMILY!!

WHAT WERE YOUR HURDLES? TO OVERCOME THE PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF CROSSFIT AND FIGHTING THROUGH SOI WOULD CONTINUE TO REACH MY GOALS I WANTED TO ACHIEVE.


WHAT ARE YOU CONTINUING TO IMPROVE ON TO REACH YOUR GOALS?

I WILL ALWAYS NEED IMPROVING! THE MOMENT YOU THINK YOU DON’T THEN ITS GAME OVER! I TRAIN HARD EVERYDAY TO CONTINUALLY IMPROVE IN ALL AREAS OF CROSSFIT AND WHEN YOU THINK YOU HAVE IMPROVED THEN KEEP ON TRAINING TO IMPROVE EVEN MORE!

WHY WOULD YOU RECOMMEND CROSSFIT TO ANYONE?  I RECOMMEND CROSSFIT TO EVERYONE I KNOW FOR THE SIMPLE FACT OF IT WILL IMPROVE ALL AREAS OF YOUR LIFE IN THE GYM OR OUT OF THE GYM! SELF ESTEEM, CONFIDENCE BOOSTER, PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY AND THE DESIRE TO TAKE ON ANY OF LIFE'S CHALLENGES HEAD ON!


What Is CrossFit?

 

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