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October Member Spotlight – Denny Nelson

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Do you remember your first WOD? What did you think on that first day?  

I dont remember the exact WOD. I do remember doing kettle bell swings for the first time as part of it.


What kind of results have you experienced since starting CrossFit?  

I feel it has made me a better at all aspects of fitness. I used to get stuck doing same work outs and bored with my training. Everyday is different with Crossfit.


What has been your biggest accomplishment since starting at CrossFit Confidence?  

Learning to do Double unders I really had hard time with them and struggled.


What has CrossFit changed about your life?

I always worked out alone before joining. Now I get to workout daily with people I really enjoy that push me harder.


What is one goal that you are currently working on?

Ring muscle ups


What motivates you/keeps you coming back?

I love working out it helps me release stress from life and work. My wife also tells me I have to stay in shape to keep our 3 boys in line.


What is your favorite benchmark WOD?

Grace  30 clean and jerks at 135 lb  just grab bar and go hard.


Least favorite?

Karen   150 wall ball shots make it tuff to go up and down stairs and sit on a toilet to crap with sore legs and ass.


Do you have a favorite song to work out to?

No  just Rock music, no Dance music, Rap crap or Disney


What would you say to someone who is new or considering starting CrossFit?  

Give it a try, you will not regret it


What are some of your interests outside of CrossFit?

Hunting, fishing, Wake surfing and beer drinking


What do you do for a living?

Owner of Progressive Builders for last 22 years.


What cereal cartoon character do you identify with the most? Why?

The Lucky Charms Leprechaun cause My wife Diane says I have a horseshoe up my ass.