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Jessica Starr

Certificates: CrossFit Level 2 | CrossFit Kids

Started CrossFit: 2012

Favorite Lift: Snatch

Favorite Gymnastics Movement: Sit up or the cartwheel

Favorite  Benchmark WOD:

How did you get into Crossfit?

Wanted to get back into shape and found a Groupon


What are some of the benefits you have seen from doing CrossFit?

In general I am more aware of what it takes to be healthy and try and maintain a balance, rather than being on and off the wagon


What do you love most about CrossFit?

Olympic lifting and the community


What is one piece of advice you would give to someone starting CrossFit?

Stick with it and don't be easily discouraged in the beginning


What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Downtown Atlanta?

The people


What are some things you like to do outside of CrossFit?

Bike, swim, festivals, craft beer tasting, being outside


What is your favorite food?

Sweet potatoes


What is your favorite band or musical artist?

The Beatles


What is your spirit animal?

The otter


Where does your passion for fitness and a healthy lifestyle come from?

Wanting to be fit and mobile for the rest of my life


Why do you coach, what motivates you to teach?

I like to help people succeed and achieve their goals. Helping someone get "a first" is just as gratifying as getting my own first or pr


What is the most rewarding part of coaching?

Building relationships with the gym member

What is your favorite movement/benchmark workout and why?

Snatch or clean

What is your most hated movement/benchmark workout and why?



What type of music do you like to work out to?

Anything with a good beat to keep me moving


What is one highlight from your athletic career?

Only had one in high school, swimming league champs my junior year.

This is another reason I love CrossFit . It feels like I'm going to practice after work. :)

Where do you spend your time when you aren’t at the gym?

Working, with friends

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