October Athlete of the Month: Mike Jeary


Congratulations, Mike! You are our October Athlete of the Month!!!


Mike is one of our long term members and someone who has been very consistent since he and his wife, Gina started at NoCoast 3 plus years ago. Mike has always worked hard at the gym, but we’ve noticed an extra gear since returning from the Covid shutdown. Mike is a great example of one of our many members who has decided to take his health into his own hands and understands the many benefits to living a strong, healthy lifestyle, specifically during these times. We appreciate Mike’s leadership at NoCoast, especially at the noon class!


Quotes from Mike:

“The pandemic taught me to take food seriously. Get rid of the booze, clean up food and supplements. My overall endurance, times, lifts, etc all continue to improve weekly now that I am disciplined with my diet.” “Easily the best part of my day. I look forward to working out every day and leave energized ready to tackle the remaining hours in the day.” “It brought my wife and I closer together doing workouts together for the last 7 years so definitely helped my family in general. Also helped our mindset in terms of building a family. When you finally become an adult, you lose the role models in life that you grew up idolizing (athletes/celebrities). These role models change shape into the community members that propel you to be the best version of yourself. Dan and Sam are two that I very much look up to as role models. They are very healthy individuals, have very healthy families, encourage all of us to be a healthy community” Age/Weight: 35/175 lbs Athletic/Sports history/highlights: Hockey How long have you been CrossFitting? 7 years How did you get into CrossFit? Gina made me do it. Wanted to find some sort of workout we could do together vs me going to the dudes section of whatever random gym with headphones on. What is your favorite WOD/CrossFit movement? Murph/pistols What is your least favorite WOD/CrossFit movement? Fran/Thrusters What is your most memorable CrossFit moment? Every Murph. A workout I look forward to every year to honor the military and do a big community WOD. How does nutrition play a role in your health, fitness and recovery? Enormous. I’ve always been skinny and gaining weight is a challenge for me. I can eat whatever I want (Pizza, pasta, etc) and it won't affect me much. At least that is what I thought. The pandemic taught me to take food seriously. Get rid of the booze, clean up food and supplements. My overall endurance, times, lifts, etc all continue to improve weekly now that I am disciplined with my diet. Chris making me train for a row marathon probably didn’t hurt either. We had 18 months (still going) to clean up our overall health and 99% of the world's population chose not to and it sadly shows. How has CrossFit improved your overall wellness? Easily the best part of my day. I look forward to working out every day and leave energized ready to tackle the remaining hours in the day. On social media, 95% of those I follow are CrossFit or health related people who motivate me to keep getting better. I follow the sport of Crossfit closely too and enjoy that as a form of entertainment. How has CrossFit changed your family? It brought my wife and I closer together doing workouts together for the last 7 years so definitely helped my family in general. Also helped our mindset in terms of building a family. When you finally become an adult, you lose the role models in life that you grew up idolizing (athletes/celebrities). These role models change shape into the community members that propel you to be the best version of yourself. Dan and Sam are two that I very much look up to as role models. They are very healthy individuals, have very healthy families, encourage all of us to be a healthy community, and are successful business owners. These are the type people you want to surround yourself with as well as the dozens of other community members I am close with who help push me to be a better person. Advice to new people: Put 100% into every workout and focus on always continuing to educate yourself about how to be healthier overall. You can always get better.