I have been working with young athletes for the last 11 years and representing South Africa for the last 17 years in a few sports . I started my weightlifting career at the age of 12 and it has opened many doors for me from sport to life as well as university. I am a […]

    JB

    Love Fitness

    Began my fitness journey over 15 years ago training neighborhood kids over the summers to prepare for sports. This evolved into a lifelong curiosity of all the challenges physically the body could endure. My curiosity took me into the Special Operations community to test my training habits and physical preparedness where I have spent the […]

    I have been passionate about health, fitness and nutrition for as long as I can remember.  Growing up I was a competitive volleyball player, and after school I turned to racing (5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon) and triathlons to fulfill that desire to continue competing.  I started Crossfit in 2013 with my husband and his ODA […]

    Currently employed as an Arson Investigator with a major Texas metro FD Texas certified firefighter, EMT, peace officer USAW Level 1 coach OPEX assessment and program design certified Competitive rifle and pistol shooter Happily married for 24+ years Proud owner of two badass dogs, BOLO (German Shepherd) and Gunny (Belgian Malinois) USMC veteran

      “HARD WORK BEATS TALENT WHEN TALENT DOESN’T WORK HARD.” This adage is the crux of what has always drawn me to training and athletics. Admittedly awkward on land in my youth, I took to the pool. Competitive swimming carried me through high school, college, and eventually to my first coaching job. In pursuit of a […]

        I’ve always had a passion for fitness. At a young age I worked my way through all of the different competitive sports:  swimming, basketball, volleyball, & track. As High School approached I narrowed my concentration to track, cross country, and swimming.  During high school I took a weightlifting class; this fueled my drive to want to lift heavy weights more which […]

        Truly my passion lies in competition, and human movement in all forms.  I have enjoyed a life full of physical pursuits ranging from working as a park ranger, military service, to practicing martial arts.  After the military I decided to formally pursue my passion by attending UT Austin’s Kinesiology program.  While at UT I worked […]