Karla has been with CrossFit Now since November of 2012. Through the years she has pushed herself to get better and better. Her goal is to someday be just like Jackie Deen! I believe in you Karla!!
Karla Maria Rodriguez Valenzuela
Born in Mexico 🇲🇽 but since I been in the states so long I feel like I am a little of both.
ANY FAMILY YOU WANT TO BRAG ABOUT?
My sister! She has always cheered me on during all life choices lol good and bad. In her eyes I am a decent Crossfitter lol
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN WHEN YOU'RE NOT IN THE GYM?
The gym is my fun time! I get to workout with all my friends. In my mind I think I will one day beat Jackie at something. So far I keep thinking it may be Double Unders.
Manager at a restaurant ( total of 17 years in the industry)
WHAT IS SOMEThing we don't know about you...
Before CrossFit I was a dancer and there is a video of me dancing on YouTube. I danced folklorico for 15 years.
Karla use to do some modeling as well
Favorite movement is none but I do okay with DU… I can somewhat keep up with Jackie 😂
LEAST FaVORITE MOVEMENT
Least favorite movement would be … power anything …. a lot of movement for me hahahahaha but from hang I do okay.
what is your crossfit goal?
My goal is just to stay in shape and healthy. I would like to get at least one bar muscle up before the end of the the year.
FAVORITE crossfit now memory
Favorite memory right now is Peter and Molly telling me I should go faster on my burpees. First of all, resting at the bottom of a burpee is part of the movement!
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT CROSSFIT NOW?
A friend of mine from work took me to a class and I been a member since then. Thank you Steven Marino for taking me..and how many years is that Jen??
(9 years 😳)
Advice you would give someone wanting to try CrossFit?
Try it! I think people see CrossFit and think it is hard but we didn’t all start lifting heavy. It was a process and it is enjoyable to see the improvement and getting a new personal goal never gets older!