crossfit northern soul Staff

These heroes woke up one day and decided they wanted to change the world...

 
 
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Sara "The Boss" Clarke

Age 27 years old, loves exploring, reading & working out. Most often found with a barbell in her hands and completing Diane.
Why she coaches:
"Fitness turned my mental health around and totally transformed my life. CrossFit came just in time for when the gym became boring. I want others to experience what I still experience each day & have the knowledge to transform their lives."

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Gary "Big G"Clarke

34 years old, loves CrossFit, olympic weightlifting, food & craft beer. Most often found back squatting or doing Isabel.
Why he coaches:
"I love to learn and develop then share that knowledge to the benefit of others. There's no better feeling then watching a person make progress in becoming a better, fitter, healthier version of themselves because of the knowledge you have imparted on them.”

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Matt "Murf"Murphy

35 years old, loves the outdoors, classic cars and restoring them. Most often found doing kettlebell workouts and Helen.
Why he coaches:
"I find it so rewarding seeing people improve in their skills & strengths."

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Dewald "Frikkie" Wilken

Age 38 years old, loves CrossFit & motorbikes. Most often found performing muscle ups for fun & snatching, his favourite workout is Fran.
Why he coaches:
"I love to help people get better at their fitness, see progression and be part of a family. I love the way people react when they hit their personal goals. I haven't experienced the positivity like we have in the box anywhere else".

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Ashley "Ash" Stott

Age 23, loves football, food & dogs. Most often found cleaning (with a barbell) and the workout Grace.
Why he coaches:
"I coach to help people live longer, happier and healthy lives. I'm also a chartered Physiotherapist and British Weightlifting Level 2 Instructor".

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Paige "P" Boland

Age 25, loves cheese, pizza and CrossFit. Most often found with a barbell over her head in an overhead squat. Diane is her favourite girl!
Why she coaches:
"Exercise is the most under utilised mood enhancer/anti depressant. CrossFit & fitness relieves my stress, keeps me motivated for life and pulls me through my lowest times.I've had a long fitness journey & I want to help others move well, build a stronger self and from that become happier."

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Jake "Mongo" Evens

Age 24, Loves Rugby, working out and building things. He's most likely to be found squatting or bench pressing and making it look easy. He loves a good Helen.
Why he coaches:
"I love to help people improve their fitness & health, weightlifting is my speciality, it's the best feeling to see someone look intimidated by a bar to dominating the movement".

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Liz "Flexi" Linden

Age 32, loves ROMWOD & Chill, working with new mums on body confidence and squatting under a barbell. Her favourite girl WOD is Grace.
Why she coaches:
"Having come from a dance background where 'skinny is best' CrossFit enabled me to change my view on health & fitness. It changed my life. I love that I can now pass this on to our members."

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Cat "Blonyx" Hopkins

Age 29, loves competing in CrossFit, random weekends away and burgers. Most often found doing cleans and finishing off with the workout Elizabeth.
Why she coaches:
“Through different jobs or playing different sports or just life .... I have always been made the happiest by seeing others doing well and making progress. I want to be a part of people’s journey into fitness and see people happy from bettering themselves.”