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Member Spotlight — William Brooks

October 23, 2018

 

 

What finally clicked with you nutritionally and why did you choose CFJI to continue your athletic endeavors?

 

With an upcoming wedding on December 1st 2018, in January I decided enough was enough and I needed to get healthy and lose weight. With previous experience in Crossfit and getting absolutely no results from Golds Gym, I decided to venture back to Crossfit. Best decision I have made nutritionally.

 

If you had to do 100 reps of one movement (not running), what would it be?

 

Back Squats

 

What do you like most about your workout crew?

 

I love the competitive nature and motivation to do better with each workout

 

What do you like most about CFJI?

 

I like the family atmosphere and the equal amounts of work and play

 

What are 1-2 of your goals for the next year — personal or in the gym?

 

Gym- Bar Muscle Up

 

 

Favorite Lift?

 

Low Bar Back Squat

Least favorite Lift?

 

Power Clean

 

Least Favorite Gymnastic Movement?

 

Toes to Bar

 

Favorite “Girl” WOD? / Hero WOD?

 

Grace

 

Hometown?

 

Loris, SC (30 min North of Myrtle Beach)

 

Favorite Charleston Restaurant?

 

There are so many to choose from, but I’m going to say Smoky Oak specifically because it is 2 min from my house.

 

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

 

Coach college football (Clemson)


What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?

 

Be healthier, find a gym, throw the video games away, don’t drink that 6 pack of Budweiser Select. Honestly so much to say.

 

What is the best book you have ever read?

 

Harry Potter Series

 

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?

 

Carrie Underwood

 

One thing about me people would be surprised to know?

 

Although I’m a very good swimmer, I’m terrified of the ocean and drowning. Also, I can Rap Hypnotize and Juicy by Notorious B.I.G, especially after a few beverages.

 

If you were to get rid of one state in the U.S., what would it be and why?

 

Ohio for sure. Those people are flooding South Carolina and taking up space. GBTO, Go Back to Ohio!!

 

If the CFJI coaches came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare?

 

Appetizer: Chips and Salsa, Cheese and Crackers

 

Dinner: Ribeyes, Roasted Red Potatoes, and Asparagus.

 

Dessert: Blue Bell Ice Cream (Sorry, we gotta treat ourselves)

 

 

William, pictured below before starting his journey at CFJI! 

 

 

 

 

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