Member Spotlight: Mike Magallon

Member Spotlight: Mike Magallon

Member Spotlight: Mike Magallon

What’s your name? 

Mike Magallon

Describe your first time trying CrossFit:

My first time trying Crossfit was exciting. I loved the variety and the energy of the coach and class.

Before starting CrossFit, when did you know something had to change?

I knew I needed a change when I didn’t mind missing a day or two from the gym.

Describe your most memorable CrossFit Experience so far.

My most memorable Crossfit experience so far has been getting a PR on my squat.

Outside the box, what kind of work do you do? Give yourself a plug!

Outside of the box I am a teacher up at Saint Francis Xavier Elementary School.

How has getting in shape changed your professional life?

Getting in shape has helped keep my energy level up to run the P.E. program at Saint Francis Xavier and help the kids get in shape.

Tell us about an area of your life most impacted by your decision to join CrossFit:

An area of my life most impacted by joining Crossfit has been my knowledge of exercise and how to implement it into my job.

When is a time you’ve been able to use CrossFit outside of the box?

Everyday at work when I need to lift or move equipment.

Who is your most idolized fellow community member?

My most idolized community member is Christy Manchester. I love how she pushes me each and every workout.

What is your one year or next CrossFit goal?

My next Crossfit goal is to get a bar muscle up.

What is your favorite & least favorite movement or WOD?

My favorite movement is the squat and my least favorite movement is the snatch.

What is your favorite cheat meal?

My favorite cheat meal is a pizookie.

If you had to describe CrossFit in one sentence:

If I had to describe Crossfit in one sentence I would describe it as energetic!