Congratulations to Athlete of the Month for August – Mick Maguire!
Who are you – age/nicknames/background?
My name is Michael Maguire. Im 38 and married with 2 kids. I spent 12 years in the Army and have had 6 years in the police.
What did you do Fitness-wise before CrossFit?
I played team sports and occasional running.
I was looking for something that was similar to the army in relation to variety of training. The competitive nature of the training was also a good motivator for me.
What results have you seen while at CFC?
Increased strength within weeks of starting. Mobility and range of movement have also improved.
Favourite WOD/exercise, and least favourite?
My favourite Exercise is dead balls over the shoulder and least favourite is kipping pullups.
My favourite food is Mexican.
What’s the wallpaper on your phone right now?
Pictures of my kids.
Name one obsessive/compulsive trait?
Haven’t had a sick day in 6 years.
Who or what inspires you?
People who show courage and conviction in difficult or dangerous situations.
Advice to new comers?
Turn up regularly. It’s not only better for your strength and conditioning but you learn the basic movements faster.