Cody’s discovery of CrossFit came in 2010 after failing the Police Officer Physical Aptitudes Test (POPAT) twice. She knew that if she wanted to get stronger, she was going to have to try something new. “CrossFit is much more difficult and more interesting than doing the regular gym routine. It’s the constant variation and continual learning curve that keeps me interested and coming back for more”. Cody passed the POPAT on her next attempt, however her career goals have since changed and her current “real job” is with the federal government.
Cody has a unique philosophy when it comes to what keeps her going at the gym, “I don’t really have any fitness goals. This may sound strange, or counter-productive to a lot of people, but I work better taking one day at a time. My life can’t be centered around the gym or training, so I feel that if I just give it my all, whatever that might be, every day that I am at the gym, I will improve”.
Perspective becomes everything as you mature as an athlete. Cody has this to offer new members, “Be patient. It didn’t take long for me to figure out CrossFit is hard. Sometimes it is difficult for athletic people to accept that they aren’t immediately proficient at all aspects of CrossFit. It took me 2.5 years to get double unders consistently and 3 years to get a ring muscle up.”
Cody has been consistently CrossFitting since March 2010 and began coaching at Undefeated in June 2014. She was an alternate for the 2014 Regionals Team and has participated in several other local team competitions. Cody is enthusiastic about the teaching aspect of CrossFit which makes her an ideal coach for our Fundamentals and Kids programs.
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
CPR / First Aid Certified