Do you have any nicknames? - Not yet. Arnaldo is difficult for some people to say, so I am open to suggestions.
Where are you from? -Perryton, Tx
What is your fitness background? -Mountain Bike, Road bike, obstacle course racing/trail running. Basically anything to keep me outside!
How long have you been CrossFitting? -About 10 months. Joined my first crossfit box, Elite Crossfit, June 2016.
What made you want to start? -My awesome girlfriend, Marisa.
What is your favorite part of Elite CrossFit? -The community! Everyone who works out here are hard working and fun loving people. Surround yourself with people who have the same goal as you, and Elite Crossfit does that.
What progress have you made since joining the gym? -Learning how to lift weights. Before crossfit I mostly did endurance and body weight workouts. I have learned a lot of complex lifts and OLY has been a fun journey.
What is one thing you would like to improve on over the next few months? -OHS and full snatches! My mobility is horrible, and these lifts are my most difficult.
What advice do you have for people just starting out with CrossFit? -Leave your pride at the door. We have girls and guys older than you who will out lift, run, and out work you. Compete against yourself and continue with small goals.
If you could design your own workout for the class to do, what would it be?
15' EMOM 15 Box jumps 5 Clean and Jerk 1 rope climb
Favorite cheat meal? Wings and sweet potato fries!
Which is your favorite Fast & Furious movie? The original first OG Fast & Furious ever to come out! I owned a Ford Lightning so I get excited seeing it on the big screen, haha.
Would you rather work out to Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber? Neither, but if I have to choose. I PREVAIL cover to Taylor Swift-Blank Space. Look them up 😈