Mind Mending Body….. Body Mending Mind

I’m Deb Warren, a Bootcamper since January. Coach Carrie has asked me to share my complex story about what brought me to CrossFit. I loved my grandfather. He must have known I was going to be the proverbial “work-in progress.” From the time I was 12, he started giving...

Getting to Know: Teresa Albani

What is your name? Teresa Albani (soon to be Teresa Ashley) Do you have a nickname? No nickname Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in Masontown, PA (Fayette County)  I moved to Pittsburgh in 1994. What do you do for a living? I work for Highmark as...

Filling The VOID

We all have bad habits and quirks. We all have qualities that would be politely classified as “spirited” or “eccentric”. We can all be neurotic or flawed. These days it seems acceptable to have a diagnosis or a label. Everyone has something; we are defined by...
Getting to know: Ricardo Alvarez

Getting to know: Ricardo Alvarez

1. What is your name? Ricardo Alvarez 2. Do you have a nickname? Ricky, BIG RICK 3. Where were you born and raised? Tijuana, Mexico 4. What brought you to Pittsburgh? I came here from Miami to train at CrossFit Mt. Lebanon and get better at the sport. 5. What is your...

Getting to know: Matt Collier

What is your name? Matthew Collier 

Do you have a nickname? In high school my nickname was Lumpy. During my sophomore year my soccer coach started calling me that because he said I reminded him of Lumpy from Leave It To Beaver. I didn’t see it, but it stuck. Where...