MEET OUR MEMBERS – JEN GARDEN

Huge shout out to Jen Garden of Saint City North for her amazing effort at this years GritPower Open! If you don’t know Jen, you should. She is one of the most vibrant, positive people I’ve come across, she’s a military wife, powerful chick and a legit super-mom. Jen, you are awesome and we are so happy to have you as part of the Saint City Fitness community.

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – RACHELLE VIRAY (2017 MEMBER OF THE YEAR)

Rachelle, she’s impossible not to like. Shes humble, original and real. A true beauty who trains like a beast. By doing what she loves, she inspires and awakens the heart of others. As the saying goes – If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. Rachelle, we believe you’re a leader. Congratulations on becoming 2017 Member of the Year. Continue reading “MEET OUR MEMBERS – RACHELLE VIRAY (2017 MEMBER OF THE YEAR)”

MEET OUR MEMBERS – SCOTT NANSON (2017 MEMBER OF THE YEAR)

Way back when you first started CrossFit, when deciphering the whiteboard was like trying to crack the Davinci code, when the RX workouts were seen as an impossible feat. You had a choice, to quit or to stick it out. Scott Nanson was faced with this decision 18 months ago. Scott Nanson made the right decision. Be like Scott….

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – STEVE ROOKER

Meet Saint City North member Steve Rooker. Steve turned his back to the wind and gave CrossFit a go. He showed that if you never try you’ll never know what you’re capable of and that the burden of never trying is heavier than what the barbell will ever be. Steve, we are so glad you gave CrossFit a go and are a part of the Saint City Community.

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – TIANA EWING

Meet Saint City South member, Tiana Ewing.  Tiana shows we only have the physical capacity to be as strong as we mentally think we are and that having a growth mindset, allows us to realize that if we embrace challenges, strength forms. We’re excited to have you as part of the #SCFCOMMUNITY Tiana and look forward to seeing how much you can accomplish!
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MEET OUR MEMBERS – NUMA KWAN

Meet one of Saint City South’s valued members, Numa Kwan. Numa says it like it is; “Not every day is a PR”. Success is not final and failure is not fatal, it’s the courage to continue that counts. We’re happy to have you be a part of the SCFCOMMUNITY Numa, a group of supportive, strong, humble athletes.

MEET Numa Kwan

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – PAUL GRANDBOIS

At Saint City North and South, we welcome everybody who walks through our door. All members regardless of age or athletic ability are invited to be a part of our fit fam. We will encourage you, push you and help you reach your individual goals!

MEET PAUL GRANDBOIS

When I was 27, I started to compete in MMA. I was always a fan of the sport, and at the time it was starting to become more and more popular. More gyms were popping up, and you could find an event to compete in if you knew where to find one. At this time, I wasn’t a mixed martial artist, but I could box so I figured that was a start. I always wanted to be a boxer since I was young, but for some reason I never chased it. Now I was ready to put in the time. After a few years of training, I finally had found a club and a team I really felt at home with. I went on to compete on and off for the next 5 years. At this time, I had started a family with my then-girlfriend, now-wife. We moved away from where my team was but I still competed in different events. It started getting harder and harder to balance family life, work, and still make time for training. I was getting older and at the level I was getting up to, if you weren’t training every day it was harder to keep up to the young talent that was on the rise. I had to make the decision to walk away from a sport that I loved. I would still get phone calls from different promoters asking if I could take a fight. It took everything in me to turn them down because I love to compete, but in my heart I knew that walking away was the best choice for me and my family.

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COATS FOR KIDS.. And Adults!

Its that time of year again. The time of giving. Hopefully your gym gains have been so awesome over the summer that you can no longer fit into your winter gear! We will be supporting a few local charities this year the first of them being Coats for Kids. Tomorrow we will be setting a large box up in the gym for donations.
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