Member Monday: Becky Phelps
WHY DO YOU RACE? WHAT STARTED YOUR LOVE FOR ENDURANCE SPORTS?
I love going fast on my bike. I have learned to find enjoyment in suffering and pushing myself beyond my limits.
WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO TRAIN AT KINGFIELD ENDURANCE?
Lisa Martens. I met Lisa last summer on my first group ride. After a few more rides I told her I was interested in racing and well...here I am! I'm glad Lisa saw a spark in me and vouched for me!
WHAT KEEPS YOU COMING BACK TO KINGFIELD ENDURANCE?
What everybody else says..I love the coaches and the people who work out at Kingfield. I've never done well with regular gyms because I need lots of instruction and guidance as to what I should be doing for workouts.
HOW HAS CROSSFIT TRAINING IMPACTED YOUR ENDURANCE SPORTS PERFORMANCE?
I can't thank Anna and Lea enough for making me so much stronger! Anna has taught me how to suffer on and off my bike by reminding me to think of my strugglefest as short efforts, to not get overwhelmed when I feel like I'm dying.
DO YOU HAVE A MOTTO? Only 10 more seconds.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WORKOUT OR MOVEMENT? Box jumps? Rowing? Back squats? Anything but burpees really.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
Watermelon sour patch candy and a long list of other junk foods.
WHAT IS YOUR POWER SONG?
First song that came to mind was Fitz and the Tantrums - HandClap. That song has helped me pedal through a couple FTP tests and some killer workouts.