MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: BAILEY YOUNG

OUR MEMBER SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK IS BAILEY YOUNG.

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Q: What brought you to CrossFit Paladin in the first place? 

A: I WAS TIRED OF BEING OVERWEIGHT, UNHEALTHY MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY, AND HAVING NO ENERGY. I’M ALL ABOUT COUPONS, AND HONESTLY PICKED PALADIN BECAUSE OF A GROUPON! BEST DECISION I’VE EVER MADE NEXT TO MARRYING MY HUSBAND! I KNEW I NEEDED SOMEONE TELL ME WHEN, HOW TO AND KEEP GOING THROUGH A WORKOUT TO GET TO WHERE I WANTED TO BE.

Q: What was your first impression? How has it changed? 

A: I REMEMBER MY FIRST DAY VERY VIVIDLY. SO MANY PEOPLE CAME UP TO ME KNOWING I WAS NEW, AND MADE ME FEEL LIKE FAMILY FROM THE START! I ALSO COULDN’T EVEN FINISH THE FIRST WORKOUT. I NOW LOVE HOW FOUNDATIONAL OUR COACHES ARE AND HOW INVOLVED IN EACH OTHER’S LIVES AND SUCCESS WE ALL ARE.

Q: What was one of your first “bright spots”?

A: OH GOSH, THERE’S TOO MANY! FIRST COMPETITION, FIRST TIME GETTING A ROPE CLIMB, FIRST PULL UP, FINALLY GETTING DOUBLE UNDERS!

Q: What do you enjoy most about CrossFit Paladin?

A: I’M TOO INDECISIVE FOR THIS…. OUR COACHES, SEEING THE OTHER MEMBERS EACH TIME, ACCOUNTABILITY, HOW WELL MEMBERS TREAT THE EQUIPMENT, SHOWERS I CAN USE BEFORE WORK, BEING MENTALLY STRONGER BECAUSE THE WORKOUTS!

Q: Favorite CrossFit Movement:

A: DOUBLE UNDERS OR BURPEES

Q: Least favorite CrossFit movement:

A: WALL BALLS & THRUSTERS

Q: What is going to be your next bright spot? 

A: CONNECTING MORE PULL UPS

Q: What is your favorite meal after a hard workout?

A: INSTANT POT BUFFALO CHICKEN WITH SWEET POTATOES!

Q: Tell us about your family:

A: I JUST GOT MARRIED THIS PAST YEAR, WE HAVE NO KIDS YET AND WILL HOPEFULLY HAVE A DOG SOON!

Q: What kind of job do you have?

A: I HAVE THE BEST JOB EVER! I GET TO HELP MOMMAS THROUGH BRINGING THEIR BABY INTO THIS WORLD! (L&D NURSE)

Q: What are some of your hobbies?

A: CROSSFIT, DRINKING COFFEE, SLEEPING AND FLOWER PRESSING

Q: Is there anything else you would like for us to know about you?

A: CROSSFIT PALADIN HAS BEEN MY SAVING GRACE!

BAILEY IS AN INSPIRATION TO ANYONE SHE MET AND A GREAT EXAMPLE OF AN INCREDIBLE ATHLETE.  SHE HAS COME A LONG WAY IN HER TRAINING AND CONTINUES TO MAKE MAJOR BREAKTHROUGHS.

WE ARE FORTUNATE TO WORK WITH ATHLETES LIKE HER!

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