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December Spotlight Athlete: Jeremy Smith How did you find CrossFit Aestus? Amanda and I were looking for some way to workout together. I was going to another gym in town and really not getting anywhere other than going through the motions. Amanda had seen the success Kim Mayes was having and reached out to her. We met with Sam and decided to give it a try.   What is your favorite part of coming to CrossFit Aestus? Definitely the people! The environment is great in helping folks succeed their fitness journey, at whatever level that is. And the FitAids available...

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November Spotlight Athlete: Mary Albertson How did you find CrossFit Aestus? Josh was my personal trainer for 2 years and he made the suggestion...and he was right! Shhhh...don't tell him! What is your favorite part of coming to CrossFit Aestus?! I sincerely love the people. It is such a supportive community and I truly look forward to coming to workout HARD to challenge myself alongside such wonderful athletes. Yes, we are ALL athletes!!! There are days when I'm exhausted, working far too many hours in a day, my house is a mess, I have laundry piling up, and 100 emails waiting...

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On this #AestusWayWednesday, Coach Sam checks in with Kennedi Robinson. Name and how long been at CFA: Kennedi Bank Teller CF Aestus member for about a month What brought you to Aestus? Google! I wanted to find a box close to me in the community and Aestus was the first result. I went in to meet with Sam and worked out with the gang and the rest is history. Did you have a goal when you started? Honestly? I have a lot of goals, the first and foremost getting in the habit of showing up consistently. Because I’m so new...

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 My name is Patrick Szvetitz and I am a full time member of the North Carolina Army National Guard. I have been at CFA for 2 and a half months.  1. What brought you to Aestus? I have been doing cross fit for the last 3 years. My previous work had a cross fit area in which I could work out. I recently changed potions and my new work place does not have the correct equipment or facilities to support cross fit. 2. Did you have a goal when you started? My only goal is to sOn this #AestusWayWednesday, Coach...

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In the words of a very wise woman: “This girl likes to chew her calories!” When it comes to alcohol and nutrition, there tends to be a lot of blank space. Between alcohol packaging without nutrition labels, and the fact that people tend to “forget” to log their drinks, it’s easy to see how so many people end up unknowingly drinking their calories and ultimately sabotaging their nutrition. Here are some nutrition related facts about alcohol to bring some awareness to the subject. And don’t forget to log your adult beverages, folks!

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