I competed in my first #dritri
and my goal was to finish under 50 minutes. I was nervous, even though I worked out regularly. Otf attracts and also creates some serious athletes, the competition is stiff any studio you go to. I didn't train any different but I did listen to my body. I took some rest days, used my #hypervolt
to loosen my muscles. I ended up finishing first, and I wasn't expecting it. Being #1
feels great, but what's even better is destroying the goal you set out to do.
I finished at 41:54 and realized that I rowed/ran faster that I thought I would. What's more inspiring was that no matter how hard it was, or how much in pain the competitors were in, everyone finished. There's something about watching someone fight to finish regardless of their obstacles, and it was so amazing to see the coaches, staff and members cheering each other on.
At the end of the day, we all enter that studio for our "why," whether it's to feel better, be healthier or get stronger, but what people don't realize is how much we grow when we leave that studio day in and day out. This why I love otf, the kick ass workouts, the physical and mental growth and the otf family. Keep on burning #otf
Fam, keep on growing. Be comfortable being uncomfortable! Thank you coaches and staff for pushing us in every class and smiling when we come in grumpy and tired sometimes. @coachtrentpopeye @goinnhamm @coachchris_otf @tgomeski @coachkrissy @otfchinohills @otfirvine
Special thanks to @gbrandme12
for his support, photos and videos 😘, capturing some great moments.