For the month of June, our CrossFit Solid Orange member of the month is Vamsi Krishna! He has been consistently working out for well over a year. When he started he could only do the easier 'scaled' workouts and now he regularly does the harder 'Rx'd' workouts! He always comes in ready to challenge himself and is a pleasure to coach.
What do you do for a living?
I work as Software Engineer in UBS. My strength is Mathematics and that's how I got into Computer Science and work as Software Engineer.
What is your background?
I am actually from India, and I came to USA to do my Masters Degree in Computer Science. During my studies, i have got into UBS, Nashville. Recently I got married to my wife Sarvani! Also, I have brother is California who works for TESLA.
What got you to give CrossFit a chance?
For Fitness and Strength. Another CFSO member, Kursheed introduced me to CrossFit and I don't want to quit anymore.
Your advice to someone anxious about trying CrossFit?
First one month will be very hard, But don't give up. 💪
Your favorite workout?
Pull ups! At the start I was very weak in pull-ups. And now continuously working out and increased my count to 17. I am always excited for pull-ups and I will try to put +1 for my previous count.
How do you view the person you are today compared to before you started?
Now I give 100% effort when working out, I never used to do that! 🙌
If you had the time, what countries would you visit?
All the countries -- but to start I'd like to skydive in Dubai!
Tell us something people don't know about you?
I am sensitive, I get worried easily if something comes up!
When you're not CrossFitting, what do you like to do?
Playing volleyball and swimming
Give us a suggestion for a "Question of the Day"...
What is one word that describes you?