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  •  in 	 Lake Forest - CrossFit Lake Forest - Meet our May Athlete of the Month - Jeremy Baugh

    Meet our May Athlete of the Month - Jeremy Baugh

    Your story. Who are you? What do you do when you are not here (job, school, etc)?
    I grew up in the Atlanta area but have lived all over the place: Wisconsin, North Carolina, California, Alaska, Washington. Starting over in new places is getting old. I am a quality control manager for a construction company doing federal contracts. My current projects are at Naval Station Great Lakes. Other things I do and enjoy: cooking, reading, hiking, biking, and playing board games. Past athletic history?
    I played soccer in high school, club rugby in college, and intramural indoor and outdoor soccer in graduate school. For a while after college I was a "runner," running 5-6 ....

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  • The Open is Over... Now What?

    CrossFit Open 2018:
    Sooooo, How did the 2018 Open go for you? It was awesome to see so many of you do the WODs every week. There were some outstanding performances, and it’s time to recognize you all! PLEASE join us this Friday night for our final Friday Night Lights Workout to celebrate the 2018 CrossFit Open. Doors open at 4:30 , WOD kicks off at 5 followed by awards and some frosty libations…. We will see you there! Programming:
    Now that the Open is over, we will focus our efforts on building strength and power. We are embarking on a 3-month cycle with the intention of getting stronger and more explosive. Obviously with the change in weather we will ....

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  •  in 	 Lake Forest - CrossFit Lake Forest - March Athlete of the Month - Tom Chatamra

    March Athlete of the Month - Tom Chatamra

    Your story. Who are you? What do you do when you are not here (job,school, etc)?
    I am Tom Chatamra, almost 14 years old and I am in 8th grade in Highland Middle School, Libertyville. I was born in England moved to Holland when i was 5 and finally I moved here. I have lived here for almost 7 years now. I am half Thai and half Swedish I travelextensivelywith my family and I go see my cousins inSweden. My story is I was always a small short and skinny kid. I was never the strongest or the most athletic. But I was always a helping kind person no matter what. Now through CrossFit I am the strongest kid in my school and the one of the most athletic well rounded ....

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  •  in 	 Lake Forest - CrossFit Lake Forest - February Athlete of the Month - Mike Cushing

    February Athlete of the Month - Mike Cushing

    Your story. Who are you?
    I am the father of three amazing boys Jack (11) Roc (10) and Ben (7), and extremely lucky to be married to my wife Laura. What do you do when you are not here (job,school, etc)?
    During the work week I spend a lot of time at a desk or in court. I’m a personal injury attorney, so I help people who have been injured in accidents. When I’m not at work I can be found at a hockey rink, a cross country meet, out hiking on a trail or somewhere watching my kids have fun. Pastathletichistory?
    Sports and athletics have always been a part of my life. Growing up and throughout high ....

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  • New Year, New Beginnings!

    Hey everyone! Hope you had a fun holiday with friends and family. It’s great to see you all back in the box after the holidays, mostly complaining about eating and drinking too much and being couch sloths. But it’s a New Year, and with that a refocus on your fitness goals. First off, thanks to Andi for her years of devotion to building CrossFit Lake Forest. We appreciate all that you have done here, and we wish you the best on your new endeavor! The coaches, Marty, and I will continue to provide you all with the best we can to achieve your fitness goals. Thanks to all of you that have already filled out your goals sheet that Candace sent out. IF you have not ....

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  •  in 	 Lake Forest - CrossFit Lake Forest - January Athlete of the Month - Tom Condon

    January Athlete of the Month - Tom Condon

    Who are you?
    Husband of Khris and father of 19 year old triplets: Katie, Kyle, Tom What do you do when you are not here (job,
    school, etc)?
    Ski instructor for Vail Resorts - Wilmot :), Mentor for Lake Forest High School Incubator class, Real job: sell managed services for Ernst & Young's Consulting practice. Past athletic history?

    Xavier University Soccer Team: Division I, top 30 team.After college I was a soccer player for Schwaben AC for 20 years. Why CrossFit?? How did you find CrossFit Lake Forest?

    My son Kyle joined to get in shape for high school wrestling a few years before I joined.Then my wife, Khris joined a ....

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  •  in 	 Lake Forest - CrossFit Lake Forest - December Athlete of the Month - Lisa Weber

    December Athlete of the Month - Lisa Weber

    Your story. Who are you? What do you do when you are not here (job,school, etc)?
    I grew up in Lake Bluff and moved to northern California 12 years ago. My husband, our two daughters, and I recently moved back home to Lake Forest four months ago. I had been in real estate for 15 years prior and decided to stay home with our girls once we moved back. Outside of the gym, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, cooking, and eating. Past athletic history?
    I played sports throughout elementary and high school. I was a former Scout basketball and soccer player. Although I never continued any team sports beyond inter-murals here and there in college, I have always loved ....

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  • Meet our Newest Coach - Auste

    We are very excited to have Auste join our coaching staff! She's been a great addition to our athlete community and can't wait to see her shine from the other side. A note from Coach Auste: I am very excited to join CFLF coaching staff! I started Crossfit 7 years ago when my husband signed me up for a class before he deployed to Iraq. We lived in Japan at the time and Crossfit Asia became my second family. In a short couple months I attended Level 1 and started coaching. Soon I found myself in charge of the beginner boot camps and on-ramp programs, running regular classes, programming and a part of the gym’s competitive team. It was extremely difficult to leave all of that ....

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  • New Program - HIIT with Fronzie!

    HIIT with Fronzie is led by Fronzie Roemer, a National Academyof Sports Medicine (NASM) certified personal trainer, with multiple certifications in TRX, Kettlebells, Spin, as well as youth and senior training. Fronzie's vision is to help people find a passion in achieving their fitness goals and create a community where others can inspire each other. She has led a variety of group fitness classes including the popular treadmill classes, her own HIIT bootcamps, TRX classes, Cycle classes, Circuit classes, among other classes. She is practiced in enhancing people's fitness experience in making large classes feel small in that special attention is given to everyone's form and ....

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  • Are you Recovering Smart?

    Hey Everyone, How you feeling? I hope you are finding the programming to be challenging and you are making GAINS in your workouts and benchmarks. Above all, I hope you are taking care of yourself and not overtraining! Remember, we are in this for the long haul. Be smart…. There are 3 major areas that can greatly influence our ability to recover and make gains: Exercise, Sleep, and Diet .
    When we look into these 3 areas, we can usually identify one of the 3 that is weak. (I don’t sleep much….). EXERCISE
    : You are all doing a great job at exercise…..A couple things to keep in mind: BE CONSISTENT!
    3 days on/1 day off. I know we all ....

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