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Reebok CrossFit East Woodbridge May Member of the Month Brittany Vallozzi

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Name:

Brittany Vallozzi

Nicknames: Britt… or sometimes Ashley

Occupation: 

Project Coordinator for Trans Power Utility Contractors

How were you introduced to Cross Fit & How long have you been doing CrossFit?

In December of 2013, Phil Jacome (another member at RCFEW) showed me a crossfit video on youtube and was super pumped saying this is the best workout you will ever have, we should totally do this!  We made a deal that after the Christmas holidays were over we would sign up for a free trial class and see if this crossfit thing was really all it was hyped up to be.  I became a member February 2014 and haven’t looked back since!

What made you decide to join RCFEW?

Before signing up to be a member I had been doing P90X at home for 2 years.  I was so bored and needed something new but felt intimidated to join a typical gym like Goodlife.  I didn’t have much experience with machines and felt awkward and stupid working out beside big juice monkeys.  After my trial class at RCFEW I was so impressed with the atmosphere and community feeling.  Even though everyone was at their own levels of fitness and capabilities, the workouts were done as a group with people cheering on their peers.  I was sold after that drop in class.

Favourite Lifts/ Wods?

Power Cleans, Push Jerks, Squats… anything to build a bigger booty

3 Things you would definitely find in my fridge…

Pickles, Olives, Mustard

Favourite Place to Eat:

Sushi and Tacos

Proudest Accomplishments:

Competing in my first Open and 2 Granite Games Throwdowns this year.

Something people wouldn’t know about me:

Napping is my favourite hobby

Who inspires you?

The loyal 7:30 crew at RCFEW.  I can count on them for a good laugh and a good workout every night

What music I like listening to while working out:

Deep house/techno or early 2000’s way back play backs

Anything else you would like to say (Open Comments)

Thank you to all the coaches at RCFEW.  Chris, Steve, Brandon, Sasha, Rob, Oscar, Jordana, Joseph, I am extremely grateful for all the tips and time spent helping me improve as a CrossFitter.

Brittany.