Female Athlete of the Month: September 2015

Name:  Jenna Pearse

Age:  30

Hometown:  Delhi, IL

Occupation:  Procurement Agent - Supplier Management

How long have you been a member at 1020?  16 Months

Tell us about your first day walking through the doors at Ten Twenty:  I was very nervous and self conscious.  The coaches were welcoming and said that I would learn a lot about my body and mentality.  Looking back they couldn't have been more right.  I know myself better than I ever have.

What benefits/accomplishments have you seen/had since joining? I have made lifelong friendships at 1020.  In 12 months my LDL (bad) Cholesterol dropped from 86 to 70mg/dl, and my body fat from 20% to 18% - my body weights has stayed the same.  I feel strong and confident in myself and I enjoy fitness.  And I love wearing shorts.  I NEVER thought I would say that.

What are your individual goals?  RX more than 1 OPEN WOD in 2016.

Favorite moment at 1020 so far?  Catlin's speech when giving me the most improved award in 2014.

What do you enjoy  most about the coaching staff at 1020? Their desire and excitement to see us progress.

Words of advice for someone interested in getting started?  Don't worry about your abilities.  This is the most positive and supportive environments you can be in.

Tell us something we don't know about you?  I mostly listen to Christian music and the Oldies Station.

Favorite WOD?  Murph

Least Favorite WOD? Kelly