April Athlete of the Month: Lisa Resch

Lisa Resch


Where did you grow up?
Madison, WI

When did you become a member at RedDoor CrossFit?
May 2013

What do you do when you are not at RedDoor CrossFit? (occupation, hobbies, etc.)
Work (a lot) as a nurse & medical simulation specialist, train my dogs, spend time with my family

How did you find out about CrossFit?
Both my kids did crossfit, got sick of hearing about it so I thought I’d give it a try

When did you realize CrossFit is right for you?
When I started to improve and realized I wasn’t going to die

What is your favorite WOD/movement?
Back squats, deadlifts, wall balls & cleans

What is your least favorite WOD/movement?
Burpees, thrusters & running

What would your perfect WOD look like?
Napping for time! Seriously though I love chippers

What is one thing you have done at RedDoor CrossFit that you never thought you would do?
Climb a rope & lift heavy things

What motivates you during a CrossFit WOD?
The coaches & other athletes, no one judges you & the only thing that’s not acceptable is quitting

What is something about yourself that we might not know?
I am very shy

What advice would you give to someone just getting started with CrossFit?
Don’t be too hard on yourself, any progress is good, don’t focus on what you can’t do yet, take pride in your accomplishments.

Fill in the Blank (one word)
I like… WINE