December 2020 Member Spotlight: Chris and Erin Howard


Tell us a little about yourself and what got you on the path to CrossFit…

Chris’s sister, Donna got involved in CrossFit and gently nudged us to try it. She even comes to classes when she’s in town.


What keeps you coming back each day?

The people. We love our CFJI family!



What is your favorite at-home exercise to do?

Ride our bikes

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

Chris loves the sumo deadlift and Erin loves knees to chest


What are 1-2 of your goals for 2020? Have you accomplished any of these?

Erin wanted to run a half marathon and she did it!!!


Favorite Lift?

Deadlifts


Least favorite Crossfit movement?

Double unders for Chris, Erin does not enjoy ring dips at all


Hometown?

Erin was born in Akron, Ohio

Chris considers Myrtle Beach his hometown


Favorite Charleston Restaurant?

Hall’s


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

Erin would be a nurse

Chris would be a high school softball coach


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

Chris: Take a moment out of each day and savor it. Stop being in such a hurry.

Erin: The most important things in life aren’t things


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

The Rock


One thing about me people would be surprised to know?

Back in his younger days, Chris was a break dancer! Erin was a state champion runner in high school.

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

Chris would cook a feast on the grill and Erin would make dessert

Give us a “Question of the Day” to use in class.

If you were one of the 7 dwarfs, who would you be?


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