Male Athlete of the Month: August 2015

Name:  Mark Howard

Age:  27

Hometown:  Blackpool, UK

Occupation:  Site Leader (P&G)

How long have you been a member at 1020?  2 months

Tell us about your first day walking through the doors at Ten Twenty:  Returning from knee surgery was nerve racking but the entire coaching team built up my confidence faster than I could imagine!  Great team and thanks!!!

What benefits/accomplishments have you seen/had since joining?  Fitter and stronger than I have been in 6 years!  Improvements noticed every week!

What are your individual goals?  Just to continuously better myself!  Want to be able to RX every work out!

Favorite moment at 1020 so far?  Every day dropping the day job and working your backside off with great people!  What a fantastic place!

What do you enjoy  most about the coaching staff at 1020?  All round enocouragement to push through the pain and keep going!  Also, I have learned to hump a bar (Thanks Kyle!)

Words of advice for someone interested in getting started? Dive right in, be prepared to sweat and stick through the agony that will be the first week or two!  Yes, that's the correct word!

Tell us something we don't know about you?  I'm completely allergic to any kind of kipping!  I think it is cheating!

Favorite WOD?  

Least Favorite WOD?  Honestly, I love the variety, some beat you harder than others but wouldn't have it any other way!