Testimony: Lindsay Wheelock

I found Uncommon shortly after becoming a new mom. I was desperate to find the strength to carry my kid around and keep up with motherly tasks. Something about motherhood motivated me to want to do more with my life. I wanted to be stronger and healthier for my daughter and husband.  I started at Uncommon with the single expectation to grow physically stronger, but found that it blew that small expectation completely out of the water.

I’ve gained so much more than physical strength.  People ask me all the time why I’m so obsessed with Crossfit Uncommon. To which I hesitate to describe and usually say, “You just have to come see for yourself!” Because once you come, you’ll get it. You’ll see why it’s growing so quickly. Why people want to be a part of something bigger. Why it’s members join and don’t leave. We are in it for the long haul. It’s not just a place where you come in unnoticed, workout, and leave unchanged. There’s many days where I come in full of stress, exhaustion, anger, self-hate and leave feeling full of joy, positive and energized. Every single time I leave that place, I feel better than I did walking in. I’m not obsessed with Crossfit as much as I’m obsessed with the people. The love. The relationships. The accountability. The support. The strength. The faith. The positivity. The example. The Uncommon community is truly one of a kind. We are an ever growing family. I’ve been to other gyms before, and have yet to find a place as welcoming as Uncommon is to its members and guests. The coaches genuinely care about you and your health. They invest in you the moment you walk through their doors. It’s a place where you can come and feel no judgement, but rather feel love and support. Where for the first time in my life, I felt strong and confident. My kids see how hard my husband and I work. They see the class cheering each other on. They see all types of people, working together…helping each other out. This is stuff you simply just don’t witness as often in today’s world, but wish that you did. I’m thankful my children have the privilege to grow up in a community such as this. I’m thankful my husband and I have found this place. Uncommon will always be a big part of my family’s life.

author: CrossFit Uncommon


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