July Member of the Month

Name: Alexandra Rose Pizzimenti

Nickname: Alex, Arose , Rosie

Occupation outside of being a CrossFit champ: Dialysis Tech, EMT

Hometown: Gloucester

Favorite workout: I really like any Hero WOD, and of course Annie!

Favorite Lift: Press/Push Press/Clean & Jerk

Favorite WOD music: anything with a good beat… something that Mel and I can dance to!

Which class do you usually attend?  I am kinda all over the place but Noon or 4:15 generally.  If I am available to workout I will go to any class!!

How did you find out about CrossFit? Vince was a member for at least a year, and he kept asking me to join. I kept telling him I wasn’t in good enough shape to join yet. Having just had knee surgery, who knew it was just what I needed!! (he did!)

Did you play sports back in the day? Or was it all smoking butts under the bleachers? No Butts for this girl!  I was a Cheerleader and I ran track too.

How has CrossFit changed your life outside of the gym? Crossfit has given me a positive body image, and confidence that I didn’t have when I joined in 2012. Strong is awesome, and I can do whatever I put my mind to!

What and/or who motivates/inspires you? My family motivates me to be a better person, I want to be the best I can for them.

Name one goal/personal achievement you would like to achieve with the gains made through CrossFit? The goals I had for this year was to win the Seine Boats and Dory Races. The Rowgue Girls had my back and came out with a win and I won my 3rd International Dory race in June. I have one more Dory Race in August to qualify to row up in Nova Scotia!

What are your hobbies outside of CrossFit? I think we all know just give me an OAR! And I am crazy for my dogs Nelly and Dakota!

What’s your favorite aspect of CFCA? The people <3

CFCA favorite memory? It’s really is hard to pick one, anytime we all get together ends up being a great time!

Any tips for the new members? Don’t compare your self to anyone else. Take your time and have fun! It is your hour… make the best of it! :-)

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