MARK SHAW

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Do you have any nicknames?

Besides the ones I give myself, no

Where are you from?

Born and Raised Austin, Tx

What is your fitness background?

Three sport athlete in HS. One yr of college football, and Crossfit since 2013

How long have you been CrossFitting?

4 YEARS

What made you want to start?

The Crossfit games back in 2008 that was televised on ESPN got me interested in the sport.

What is your favorite part of Elite Crossfit?

My favorite part of Elite would have to be the coaches. They all have a different experience with crossfit, so they all have a different perspective on "HOW TO" go about doing something. Its great!

What progress have you made since joining the gym?

Ive accomplished my goal of multiple Ring Muscle ups, and I can definitely see progress in my handstand. Hopefully I will be walking. 

What is one thing you would like to improve on over the next few months?

I would like to see improvement in my stamina and I know it all starts with me. 

What advice do you have for people just starting out with Crossfit?

Stay motivated, and give it your all everyday. Take care of your body WE only get one, haha

If you could design your own workout for the class to do, what would it be?

Ummm Im not sure on a WOD. lol probably something involving pull ups, running, some kind of ab, and rope climbs.

Favorite cheat meal?

Favorite cheat meal BBQ all day 

Which is your favorite Fast & Furious movie?

Lol there are way to many and I dont have a favorite one.

What music of you like to listen to when working out?

Mostly rap/hiphop, however I do enjoy classic rock, and rock/ pop music from my teen yrs (2003 - 2007)