Sue Mullen 08/01 Wear Green

Spotlight athlete – ME, do you have the right person?  I was very surprised and honored to be selected a spotlight athlete – Thank you!  
It was almost exactly 2 years ago, I was shopping for jeans and new dress pants and well, trying on clothes is never a fun thing for me – and was especially bad this time.  The size that was fitting was an 18 – 18?!?!?! I thought… no way.. not going there, must do something different!  Driving home the next day from work I passed this trailer place on the right side of the freeway and saw a bunch of people running around the parking lot, but was already passed and could not look at the sign.  Next day, got a better look – BOOT CAMP….. Hummm, I wonder if I can do boot camp?   So I stopped – Tracy was at the desk.. well, I learned EVERYTHING there was to know about this great little gym.  I have never been a great athlete, I am actually a bit of a klutz, and was a little afraid I couldn’t do it – but those size 18 jeans were looming in my mind, and Tracy was very convincing anybody can do it!  OK – let’s get unlimited.. nothing like just jumping in!    One of the best decisions I every made!  The first two - three weeks were grueling though – I found muscles I did not know existed in the human body, but I had more energy and could tell I was starting to shape up.  Then they announced the 5:30 class was to become Crossfit… oh no.. I can barely keep up with BootCamp, I can’t do Crossfit I mean I am well over 50, who am I kidding!  But Channel would not have that from me and convinced me I can do Crossfit.  Talked to my daughters too, one who is a personal trainer… yeah Mom – Crossfit can be tough – but so are you - give it a try.  Crossfit it is I said.  Well if it weren’t for the super trainers who kept me going and helped teach me moves, showed me how to modify, and always encouraging me I can do it – I mean from holding my hands (literally) when I learned how to do a box jump to picking me up off the floor when I got stuck at the bottom of a back squat (klutz factor) – I may not have made it -  those guys and gals are truly aMAZEn!  I have been coming for 2 years now and never felt better, I love working out and I feel very accomplished that I can do a deadlift or overhead squat and almost a pull-up – when I started I could not even hang from the bar for 10 seconds.  OH and those jeans?--- sporting a size 10 today!   I can’t say enough about this place, the great people here and friends I have made.  I am so glad I saw the 5:30 class running around the building 2 years ago – I am healthier and feeling the best I have in years - it has truly changed my life.  Thanks Channel, Camilla, Tommy, Tracy, Warren, Cecily, Alisha, Jordan, Kelli for the encouragement and not letting me quit! Sue

Friday, October 22, 2021 TODAY

28798 US-281
Bulverde, TX 78163 (view larger map)