Athlete of the MonthDecember

Arielle Swingle

You will never catch this lady without a smile!

How long have to you been working out at CrossFit 740? I just passed my two year mark (:

How many days a week do you CrossFit? 3, 4 on a good week.


What is class do you typically workout at? I like the 5,6pm classes, i generally get a better workout in later in the day.


What is your profession? Administrative assistant for an HVAC company, dreams of rad tech after two more years of school.


What do you love most about CrossFit 740? Crossfit was the only thing that helped me realize my potential and pull me out of a really big hole 2 years ago. I am a completely different person and I owe it a lot to the gym and the family that I created there. The coaches are pretty cool too!


Biggest accomplishment outside of the gym? My biggest accomplishment will always be who I raise, I put 400% in with my family. 


Biggest accomplishment inside the gym? I think my biggest accomplishment is remaining consistent. No matter what life throws at me, or how unmotivated I feel I force myself to get in there.  The first bar muscle up was a pretty amazing feeling, so was finding me a Jeremy Coakley.



Favorite cheat meal? Dumpster fries and carolina gold wings baybay


Favorite movement? Definitely cleans & some burpees. 


Least favorite movement? S n a t c h e s 


What is one goal you would like to accomplish in the next year? Amping up my squat to consistly over 200, overall strength building as well.


What would your superpower be? Mind reading for sure


If you were trapped on an island what 3 things would you bring with you? Assuming food, water and shelter are provided. Hmmmm, wine, a wine opener, (and assuming my kids were grown or whatever) Jeremy. 


What advice would you give someone who is thinking about trying CrossFit 740? Just do it, it’s not as intimidating as we make it out to be in our heads, everyone is welcoming, and you deserve to feel fit and energetic!


Anything else you would like to add? It’s the best gym in the world!


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