Member Spotlight: Christine S.

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Member Spotlight: Christine S, H Streeter

Feeding DC donuts by day and CrossFitter by night, Christine’s shop, District Doughnut, was voted best doughnut shop in DC…again! Despite the long days at work, she has managed to get in to workout with us regularly for nearly two years already. learn more about Christine and her journey with CFDC below.

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How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long have you been at CFDC? Why did you choose CFDC?
I started doing CrossFit 4 years ago – I was bored of continuously running and looking for a different way to get a good workout. My sister and I came across a groupon and tried it out. I have been at CFDC for 1.5 years.I chose CFDC because I can walk there and had a few friends that already belonged.

Favorite and least favorite CrossFit movements?
Favorite – Box Jumps
Least Favorite – Thrusters

What do you do when you aren’t flinging heavy weights around the gym?
Making Doughnuts!

Favorite post-workout meal?
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Favorite CFDC memory to date?
My first Smackdown – had never done any sort of CF competition – so participating in the Smackdown gave me the confidence to compete in the Open.

Proudest accomplishment (in the gym or beyond)?
Getting my first Pull-up! (It took wayyyy too long)

If you had a spirit animal, it’d be…
A bear – so I could sleep through the cold winter months…

Guilty pleasure
Coffee Ice cream!

Favorite kind of squat?
Front Squat > Back Squats

Tell us something that might surprise most people at the gym.
I went to college and worked as a Graphic Designer before deciding to change careers and be a pastry chef & start unnameda Doughnut Shop.

Tell us about one coaching cue that has helped you the most.
– Pushing away from the bar at the top of a Pull-up

What’s one workout you never, ever, ever want to do again?
The DB snatch, box jump workout from the Open 2017.

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