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The Athlete of the Month for 2022 is a woman who has been around CrossFit for over a decade. She is a perfect example of how CrossFit can improve your health over a long period of time. She approaches each workout, not with an ego trying to prove something to someone, but with a desire to just be a little better than she was yesterday. She’s always positive, always smiling, and always seems so excited just to see you. The Athlete of the Month for April 2022 is:

Cheryl Lowitzer

  1. Where are you from originally? Buffalo NY
  2. If not from Pittsburgh, what brought you to Pittsburgh? Moved here in 1993 from Philly for promotion at Mellon Bank
  3. Where do you work? Director of Operations for re360
  4. What is your favorite hobby? Gardening 
  5. How did you discover CrossFit? Was at a networking event & met the wife of a CF box owner; learned it was right around corner from me so checked it out!
  6. When did you start CrossFit? 12 years ago
  7. Why did you start CrossFit? It was a 50Th bday Fitness prezzie to myself
  8. What is your favorite thing to do in CrossFit? DEF the Erg! 
  9. What is your least favorite thing to do in CrossFit? Thrusters 
  10. What is the number 1 thing you want to get better at? I want pull-ups before I die 
  11. What is your favorite part about coming to CrossFit at Industrial Athletics? The people
  12. What is your favorite CrossFit WOD? Hmm, probably Murph (b/c it only shows up once a year, lol ?)