WHAT DROVE YOU TO JOIN CROSSFIT JOZI?
I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in early 2012 and was told I needed a hip replacement, on my way back from the Orthopaedic surgeon, Dave Levey was talking to Fresh on 5 Fm about CrossFit and the Games.
I googled, found this place on the East Rand called CrossFit Jozi, spoke to Imtiaz explained my situation and hey the rest is history!
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A MEMBER FOR?
I joined up in August 2012
WHO INSPIRES YOU?
The WHOLE SWPS group (For those that don’t know , that is the Sex, Weights and Protein Shakes group!)
WHAT ARE YOU DOING WHEN YOU AREN’T AT THE GYM?
Playing with my girls, cooking and studying towards a BPhil honours degree
TELL US ONE INTERESTING THING THAT PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU?
I have National Colours for Karate and represented South Africa at the World Champs in Greece in my younger years.
I’m a past winner of a CFJ Summer challenge.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD T.V PROGRAMME?
Tales of the golden monkey ‘remember TV only started at 6 pm so before that the test pattern
IF YOU HAD TO HAVE A SUPER POWER WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY?
WHAT WOULD YOUR PERFECT WORKOUT BE?
The one where I don’t die!!!! I bitch and moan but I love it, it’s like an abusive relationship and I’m the bitch.
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST MEMORABLE CLASS OR SESSION AT CFJ?
Fight Gone Bad – it was absolutely the worst thing I have ever done.
WHAT MIGHT WE FIND IN YOUR FRIDGE AT HOME?
Everything – I train to Eat
WHAT IS THE COOLEST THING THAT YOU HAVE ACHIEVED AT CFJ?
I couldn’t tie a shoelace due to mobility, Now I have a proper 136kg back squad and also work on a decent Deadlift.
WHAT CHANGES IN YOUR HEALTH HAVE YOU NOTICED SINCE STARTING?
The normal – but I manage my food and training, if I have a bad day I start over tomorrow.
LIST SOME OF YOUR BIG GOALS.
A snatch like Wesley – he has a beautiful snatch.
Handstand Push-ups like ‘Lil Nick
To help some of my fellow mates on the art of counting 1,2,3 not 1,3,5 and then brag about how you smashed it.
Some Muscle ups for fun