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December 2017 Athlete Spotlight

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 Linzy G.

What is the one song you want to set a PR to?
Pour Some Sugar on Me –Def Leppard

How long have you been doing Crossfit?
June 26th of this year. I walked out of my gym and I had 4 flat tires…
Life’s Good

What is your favorite thing about Crossfit?
GAINZ

If you could be any fictional character, who would it be?
Nemo, I would go touch the Butt.

If your friends/family had to describe you in 3 words, what would they be?
Enjoys every moment

What can you never leave home without?
This positive mindset. Also, my car keys.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?
I can cook minute rice in 57 seconds.

What inspires you?
I have a twin sister. She inspires me. I will never let her beat me lol

What advice would you give to someone who is just starting Crossfit?
Just do it (Shia LaBeof’s voice)

Where’s Waldo?
Good question, I think we should ask Liam Neeson.

Nanos or Metcons?
It’s not about the shoe, it’s about the person wearing the shoe….
For real NO BULL

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Power Mimicry

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?
When God blessed my twin sister with a 6lb 110z baby girl by the name of Callie James.

What’s your biggest pet peeve?
People who say “ew” to the food on your plate.

 

 


December Recipe of the Month

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes

     From the kitchen of heypreslie.com

These are a great side dish to a lean protein and vegetable for any meal. They're a good source of carbohydrates, super easy, and you can cook them in bulk for meal prep and be set all week long. :) 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2lb sweet potato, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 
 
Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. In a large bowl, toss potatoes with oil and dry spices. Place evenly on baking sheet and roast for 35-40 minutes, or until edges start to brown. Top with cilantro and enjoy!
 
Nutrition 
Per 4oz: 24g carb, 2.5g fat, 2g protein (119 calories). Recipe makes 6 servings total. 
 
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