Athlete Spotlight: Maria Corvera


Name:Maria Corvera


Occupation:Retail Supervisor

Hometown:Los Angeles

Which class time do you usually attend? 7pm

Favorite WOD: Anything but cardio

Favorite CF Movement: Deadlifts and wallballs

Least Favorite CF Movement: Overhead squats

3RM Back Squat:115

1RM Deadlift:145

Favorite Food: Italian

Favorite Movie: Lion King

Favorite Athlete:N/A

Dream Job:N/A

Dream Vacation Destination:Maldives

If you could have any super power… Teleportation

Favorite Motivational Quote:“Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.”

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

November 2017


How did you first discover CrossFit and what made you decide to start?

My son did CrossFit kids and it inspired me to join


Tell us about your fitness/sports background:

I played soccer in high school


What sorts of positive changes (mental, physical, emotional) have you noticed in your life since getting involved at No Excuses?

I feel stronger and can do everyday activities without feeling tired.


Who or what keeps you coming back and motivated?

All my CrossFit Amigas at 7pm


In what other ways do you use your fitness?

My job requires physical labor and CrossFit makes this easier.


Please share with us a favorite CrossFit or No Excuses moment.

My first time doing the CrossFit open I felt a sense of accomplishment


Name one goal you would like to achieve in the next year (doesn’t have to be CrossFit related, but it can be)

I want to learn to do overhead squats without hesitation and fear.


Tell us about your hobbies and interests outside of the gym:



What advice do you have for someone just starting CrossFit or is on the fence about starting? 

Don’t be intimidated it’s a life changing experience.



What do you love most about No Excuses?

No Excuses is a judgement-free zone and everyone is friendly. The members at NECF are very welcoming and kind.