LEIGH NIVEN

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Strongman, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, USAW Certified, AED/CPR Certified, Various Squat and Pull Clinics

About Me:

To me, exercise is so much more than breaking a sweat and burning calories. To me, exercise encompasses all that’s good in life. The ability to move and to be strong and healthy is liberating. And no matter if you’re just starting out or a veteran athlete, exercise can push you into a fun and exciting territory.

I have heard too many people say, “I would never be able to do CrossFit.” They are flat out wrong. CrossFit is unique in that every one can do it. Exercise is simply the art of moving and that’s what we do! We teach you how to move efficiently and effectively to improve your quality of life.

Past Sports/Events:

Tough Mudder 2012

Various local races-Participant and Volunteer

Sports background: gymnastics, horseback riding and cheerleading

Favorite Skills: Pull-ups, handstand walks and power cleans

Inspirations:

My family, my husband, service men and women, Major Douglas Sloan and the CrossFit community.

Goals:

Long-term- To continue pushing myself to be the best I can be and to be a positive role model for my children.

Short-term- Improve anything squat related.