Kelly Medaries

COACHING CREDENTIALS:

CERTIFIED CROSSFIT LEVEL 1 TRAINER

FAVORITE CF WORKOUT/TYPE OF WORKOUT:

My favorite Crossfit movement is the back squat! I used to be terrified of back squats.  The heavy weight sitting on my back was so scary!  Now it's my favorite! 

FITNESS BACKGROUND: 

My least favorite is running!  I just hate it...all the time!              

WHY YOU DO CROSSFIT:

I played ball in high school and after graduation unfortunately, I didn't do any sort of exercise for many years.  In my late 30's I joined a gym and began spin class and boot camp.  Then I discovered Crossfit and it completely changed me!  Exercise is now my priority!  Being at Crossfit gives me so much satisfaction and confidence I never had before.  My hope is that I can help someone else discover this!

GREATEST CROSSFIT MEMORY/EXPERIENCE:

My greatest Crossfit memory would have to be the first time I signed up for the Crossfit Open.  I was so scared but so proud of myself when it was over.  The competitive atmosphere and everyone cheering each other on was amazing!  Everyone should sign up!                                                           I have a Level 1 Crossfit Certification.            

EDUCATION:

I graduated from NLU (have trouble saying ULM and yes, I'm that old) with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing. 

PROFESSION:

I have worked most of my nursing career as an Oncology nurse, which I love.                                                                

FAMILY:

I am married to Jared, who also is a Crossfitter, and have an awesome son, Tyler (18) who is my absolute pride and joy!