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Ben Maynor

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Ben Maynor

  • Hometown: Durham, NC
  • Age: 42
  • Occupation: Scientist
  • When did you first start CrossFitting?: August 2014
  • What is your favorite movement? Favorite workout?: Deadlifts, Squats, Pull-ups. I enjoy Murph every year.
  • What is your least favorite movement/workout?: Burpees. I really hate any descending ladder workout.
  • Tell us about your sports & fitness background.: I enjoyed sports growing up, but never played many competitively. In college I row
    ed a bi
    t and played intramural. After college I stopped exercising consistently, but in my mid thirties I started running and swimming to get back in shape.
  • How did you first get exposed to CrossFit?: My friend introduced me to Bull City. I was hooked after the first workout!
  • What sort of changes have you seen in your body?: My strength and overall physical capacity have increased tremendously. My clothes also fit better!
  • What impact has CrossFit had on your life?: Fitness and wellness have become a part of my life. I’ve met so many great people at BCCF who are an inspiration to me every day!
  • What is your favorite Bull City CrossFit moment?: Getting my first muscle-ups in my 40s! Old man strength!
  • What is your advice for people getting started?: Check your ego at the door and keep at it. It’s worth it!
  • What are your interests outside of CrossFit?: Hanging out with family and friends, golf, travel, reading

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