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Athlete of the Month - Aravindan Jayaraman

May 9, 2018

 

 

NAME: Aravindan Jayaraman
AGE: 40
MEMBER SINCE: November 2017
WODS PER WEEK: 3
Favorite WOD/Exercise: Helen / Box jumps, Deadlifts, and Back squats
Least Favorite WOD/Exercises: Overhead squats, Handstand push-ups (working on
the technique and upper body strength, will get there in next few months)
 
Tell us a little bit about yourself (where are you from, job, family, etc.).
I moved to New Jersey from London 5 years back. Currently working for Oracle in NJ as
a Product support director. Married and have two kids. My Interests are Sports, Music,
reading, and movies.

When you are not at CrossFit Stealth, what do you like to do for fun?
I spend most of my free time with my family; I enjoy going for long runs and playing
tennis or cricket with my kids.
 
How did you hear about CrossFit? Why did you want to try it?
After trying my hands on kickboxing, to stay fit and active, I started looking out for high
intense workout and ended up getting addicted to CrossFit.

What were your thoughts after your first workout at CrossFit Stealth?
Drenched in sweat, the first thing that came to my mind was WOW! This is what I was
looking for.

What are your fitness goals? Have you achieved any of them while at CrossFit
Stealth?
I wanted to increase my overall strength and stamina. Without a doubt! I am setting
up goals and working hard to achieve them, working on improving my techniques
and weaknesses, and improving my overall fitness.

What is your favorite cheat meal?
Frozen Yogurt, Indian Sweets, and Oatmeal cookies
 
What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Stealth?

CrossFit Stealth is a family. I’m always surrounded by people who share the same
attitude, fitness, and health goals. People are always willing to help and encourage me
and bring up your spirit on days you lack motivation. Joining CrossFit Stealth has been
one of the best things I have chosen to do
 
What is your most memorable or funniest moment at CrossFit Stealth?
CrossFit open weeks – Music and WOD, I did not compete in CrossFit open but tried out
all WOD first thing on Friday morning.
 
How would you describe your experience at CrossFit Stealth?  
Amazing facility, coaches, and phenomenal community. The coaches are extremely
patient, helpful and friendly - always welcoming you and encouraging others to get to
know you. Each day they made me to work on a different aspect that made my
technique even better.  I have never felt stronger, both physically and mentally.

Would you recommend CrossFit Stealth to your friends and family? What advice
would you give them starting out?

Of course, yes!
Give it sometime, don’t rush. Start slow with increasing the weight, relish the movements
that you are already comfortable with and don't get frustrated with the ones you're not,
you will master it someday.
 
Something you might not know about me is?  
Buying and making Gifts is one of my absolute favorite things to do. Nothing makes me
happier than finding and giving perfect gift for family and friends.

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