Name: Lisa Nguyen
Occupation: Nail Technician
Hometown: Saigon, Vietnam
Which class time do you usually attend?: 8am
Favorite WOD: MURPH
Favorite CF Movement: Back Squats
Least Favorite CF Movement: Overhead Squats
3RM Back Squat: 150
1RM Deadlift: 190
Favorite Food: Garden Salad
Favorite Movie: The Legend of the Blue Sea
Favorite Athlete: Shaq
Dream Job: I’m currently employed in my dream job. Let me do your nails!
Dream Vacation Destination: Rome, Italy
If you could have any superpower…: Read minds
Favorite Motivational Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”- Wayne Gretzky
How did you first discover CrossFit and what made you decide to start?: My husband forced me and my doctor recommended me too.
What sorts of positive changes (mental, physical, emotional) have you noticed in your life since getting involved at No Excuses?: My biceps have increasingly changed dearly, bigger most say, and my legs have been feeling more firm. I have also have been feeling more confident about my physique.
Who or what keeps you coming back and motivated?: If my kids can do it, I have NO EXCUSE to do it also.
In what other ways do you use your fitness?: I do active pre and post-workout stretching to flex out my muscles.
Please share with us a favorite CrossFit or No Excuses moment. One day, my fellow classmates hustled me into doing the RX workout with them & thank God I did it.
Tell us about your hobbies and interests outside of the gym: I love running outside in the park with my husband and I’m always trying to find new things to cook for my family.
What advice do you have for someone just starting CrossFit or is on the fence about starting?: If you are willing to start, don’t stress, JUST HAVE FUN because that is what’s all about.