The first real success story of the our gym would actually be one of the trainers. For years following college I was grossly overweight.
Eventually I started trying different methods to get into shape. Some met with varying levels of success. I was able to lose quite a bit of weight by running, doing some resistance training, and maintaining a healthy diet. The only problem was I was never really improving anywhere else except on the scale. On top of that I was losing as much or more muscle than I was fat. In the end I looked fairly skinny, but still had a gut and wasn’t strong at all.
Then I started CrossFit. It was a constant uphill battle for me. I was not very strong, or flexible. I couldn’t squat to depth, or move much weight. Working on all aspects of fitness through CrossFit I have gained quite a bit of muscle while losing body fat. Because of how this changed my life I began coaching and started the gym. Having gone through many of the struggles that new CrossFitters go through (being terrible at pull-ups, push-ups, hideously inflexible). It makes me very adamant that anyone can get into, and stay in, amazing shape and be involved in a fun and supportive community.