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Josh Hromis - The Ox Box Crew '18
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JOSH HROMIS

Opening a Box came at a lot of personal sacrifice, but he couldn’t be happier with the life he has made for himself. In everything he does for this Box Josh’s bottom line motivation is “how to help people be the best version of themselves”. You can see this motto in everything Josh does and he will not stray from it even in the hardest of times. Truly we need more people like Josh in the health and fitness Industry.
 

MEMBER SINCE: 

(Conception) 01/12/2012

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

33

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

Owner/Head Coach

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING AT THE OX BOX?

It is my baby, it is my home away from home, it is my learnings and passion distilled into a place where people train to be better humans

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I am a pretty open book, so I think people know most of it :)
But for those that don’t know my favourite movie is the Fifth Element.

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1. Live simply,
2. Make your bed in the morning and you have already accomplish something in your day.
— - Josh's words to live by

Josh’s STORY

In the early years I was a pretty active kid, I played sport, mainly soccer and was pretty good at it. Rode my bike etc. It was only when I was in my early teens that it stopped and I started playing console games, my passion for training again sparked in my late teens when I started to hit the gym in a typical body building style of training.

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The definition of insanity is doing the same thing the same way and expecting a different result.
— someone

GOALS

PERSONAL:

To live as simply as possible. I do not mean like a Buddhist monk, but i mean identify what we want out of life, not the physical possession but what we value. I find the world so fixated on wanting more that we forget what we really need. By eliminating all that is unnecessary we can really start to see what is important to us.

PROFESSIONAL:

Continuing to create the best training facility for my athletes is always my top priority. It is important to me as there is just so much shit out there in the market, all of them just trying to get as much money in with little concern for the people who are paying it. I have and will always try to stand by, fitness is not gimmicky, it is something that becomes apart of your life style, the stuff you do in the gym, should directly to contribute to the life you lead outside of it. It is supposed to be fun and challenge who and what you think your body is capable of.

HEALTH:

Be as health as possible on the inside, this is both mental and physical. We get very fixed on the aesthetics but neglect the internal health and also the health of the mind. I want to feel healthy on the inside when I wake up every morning, I want to feel clarity in my head as I go through the day, and I want to feel capable in my body to do shit when life gets thrown at it.

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

My favourite moments are not my own actually, they are seeing my athletes achieve things that they thought were impossible. That first box jump, that muscle up that has been worked on for almost a year, an athlete who over comes injury to beat what injured them in the first place are my favourite moments of crossfit.


WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

It is like choosing your favourite child. I am going to answer anything that catches me off guard.

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

Boiler - Limp Bizkit
Gecko - Oliver Heldens
Feel Good Inc - Gorillaz

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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Go back in time, to see if really was better in the old days :) I think the 60’s, no real reason just like the clothes.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Icecream

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Garlic and Smoked Paprika

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Duct tape, you can save the world with that stuff

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

Headphones and notebook

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

Vienna

Renee Purbrick - The Ox Box Crew '18
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Renee purbrick

Straight down the line, open communicator, resident badass. Wants everyone to be the best version of themselves and provides the accountability and assistance to make it possible. Blends training like a warrior with training for longevity.

MEMBER SINCE: 

01/12/2012

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

40

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

I am a senior coach and business owner, I manage the box's team of awesome individuals and head up the culture and community aspects of the box. I also support some of our members around private coaching and lead the Ox Box barbell classes.

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

Aside from being a motorcycling, novice drum playing olympic weightlifter, I have a love for all things green and am obsessed with my living space being full of awesome plants

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Go on with it then
— My Dad

My dad, whenever Im struggling he always asks; "you ok?" and I always say yeah.. he then follows that question up with 'well, get on with it then." Its something I always come back to.. its always going to work out, maybe not always the way you plan or even hope but it always ends up working out in some fashion.


Renee’s STORY

My mum was a personal trainer and dad was in the army, they were very active as I was growing up..getting me into dance, field hockey and running while in primary school and early high school. I remember after school, hanging out in the local gym while mum worked, playing with my brother in the squash courts or doing mums classes up the back in my pj's.

In my mid teens I started doing aerobics and that lead me to gaining a job at the YMCA doing reception and being a gym instructor, it was a lot of fun-especially assisting on the after school care and children's special needs programs. I stated teaching group fitness in my late teens. In my early 20's I was involved in a car accident that left me pretty badly banged up, it took three years to rehab my body and during that time I was inspired by the specialists that supported my recovery, so much so I went back to school and became qualified to coach people individually. Thats where I met Head Coach Josh. 2005 getting our fitness qualifications. I liked his humour so bugged him until he would be my friend, soon after we started working together and thats been pretty consistent for the last 12 years- we ran The Naval and Military Club’s gym, we ran Crunchtime Personal Training Studios and, after a 18 month period where I ran a Fernwood Women's Gym, we opened Crossfit Collingwood together.

In 2007 I joined the Army Reserves, I wanted to expand on my leadership skills and was inspired by my dads experiences. I served for 5 years and in that time was a Medic with 2 company commando's. The unit got involved with Crossfit Victoria to hold a training session in honour of a soldier we had just lost in Afghanistan. The workout was the hero WOD 'Wood', I arranged for Josh to come along with a group of us from the unit and we threw down in 40 degree heat.. it was brutal, and challenging and FUN! Josh and I were hooked. There ensued almost two years of us training at as many boxes as we could, so much so we became known as The Crossfit Whores, we talked business with anyone that was open to it and started to goal set on opening our own space, which happened in 2012 when we found the Collingwood property.

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Courage does not always roar, sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says, tomorrow I will try again.
— Anon

GOALS

PERSONAL:

To not get bored. At 40, my biggest take away for being around this long is to keep challenging myself to develop and evolve. As I've observed that its when you think that you know that you know something that you don't know much of anything at all. So I challenge my self, constantly, by asking why? What does it mean when I feel a particular way or react to a situation or feeling? In the challenging comes self reflection and the empowerment.

PROFESSIONAL:

To be in service of my communities, by supporting as many people as I can to realising the importance of their health and fitness, and how it contributes to health for them physically, mentally and emotionally. We have so much disfunction in stress and anxiety illness and then physical disease that are so easily avoidable thru consistent health and fitness practices, realising that you can navigate those risks through good nutrition and movement daily is so empowering, it also lowers the impact on our health systems and makes for more resilient, adaptive humans.

HEALTH:

To practice and maintain the healthiest and strongest body I can, to ensure I can do all the things I love for the full duration of my life. Due to my exposure to so many individuals while working in the fitness and health industry I can see what happens when we don't prioritise our health as part of our lifestyles and its impacted me so much that I have a very 'non negotiable' approach to my nutrition and training practices. It is an intrinsic part of my daily habits.

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

Our first class at the box, the equipment was still being delivered and the black flooring hadn't been laid down.. we dragged individual pieces over for athletes to have their own 'platform' and just went for it ghetto style.

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

The 12 Outlaw Way Days of Christmas. Its long in duration and a particularly fun chipper.

YOU CHECK THE WOD AND THINK “HELL YEH” THE WOD HAS:

Heavy Barbell Cycling.

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch ails.
I Had To Choose - Class A.
Bomb Intro/ Pass that dutch, Missy Elliot.

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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Would go back and see the greats play live: Elvis, the Beatles, Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin. To experience the music and how it impacted those eras and wrought change would be something else.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Le Bon Ton cheeseburger, hands down the most consistently awesome burger in Melbourne.

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Turmeric

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Semi Auto shotgun..for the reassuring double tap to the head.

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

My Ducati 'The Duchess' & A Staffy called Murph

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

Barcelona, where the night life is colourful and the tattoo artists are world class.

Kevin (JUNG HAK) Yun - The Ox Box Crew '18
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Kevin (JUNG HAK) Yun 

The #koreankiwi himself. The embodiment of CrossFit's "Mechanics, Consistency, Intensity" mantra. Always keen on a chat and a feed. Can't spend 2 weeks at home before booking flights overseas to his next adventure.

MEMBER SINCE: 

09/12/2013

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

29

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

Coach.

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING AT THE OX BOX?

The ethos behind the reason why The Ox Box exists is something I truly take to heart. Health and well-being should always be the no.1 priority i.e. having sex when you are 80.

In addition, I love the staff and the community we have. Everyone is friendly and isn't afraid to talk to new people which I think speaks highly to the culture Ren and Josh has instilled in the gym from Day 1. That is why even if I am having a bad day at work, when I turn up to the gym to Coach, I always feel energised and my mood completely changes to this positive vibe.

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

My secret passion is that I love to play the drums whenever I can. I can also play the guitar and have a few songs that my old band and I wrote on YouTube

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
— Kevin's words to live by

KEVIN’s STORY

Ever since I was a kid, I was obsessed with playing with my friends outside at the playground or out in the field playing all sorts of games and sports. This led me to join a cricket, basketball and swimming team from the young age of 6.

I always enjoyed being active throughout my life but when I started going to University, I wanted my Saturday's back instead of spending all day playing cricket. Therefore, I started training at the local gym.

It wasn't until I started working full time in NZ that I found CrossFit. As soon as I tried a few CrossFit classes via a boot camp, I was hooked! The energy, the people and most importantly, the coaches made the experience unforgettable. I saw how passionate the coaches were and it made me realise that I wanted to do that as well.

I enjoy the constantly varied movements and workouts CrossFit provides and I especially enjoy the fact that I get to share these sessions with my friends. I love to just move and train consistently for longevity and so I can eat all the FOOD!!!!. That is why I love training, especially at The Ox Box.

When I moved to Melbourne, I decided to study a degree in Personal Training and ended up becoming a Coach at The Ox Box after completing the Internship Program. It has been an amazing experience and would love to continue on with this journey as long as I can. There is always more to learn and I am looking forward to where this journey takes me.

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
— someone

GOALS

PERSONAL:

Having a balanced work life. I tend to sometimes get bogged down in work and not have time for myself. I am trying to be better at this by ensuring I am getting enough rest at night, I am not overworked at my 2 jobs and ensuring I take holidays when I can to recharge the brain and mind.

PROFESSIONAL:

I want to one day be a Manager in my current work at Orica or become a Head Coach at a CrossFit gym. I see my self as a natural leader and would love to lead a team to success.

HEALTH:

To be able to still move without any assistance at the age of 80. I want to be self-reliant and dependant and not worry about who I need to help me to go to the bathroom etc.

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

Watching members get their firsts!! i.e. first pull ups, double under, muscle up etc.

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

Anything with Muscle Ups and HSPU

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

Saviour - Rise Against
Give it All - Rise Against
Run - Foo Fighters

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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Past to when I was 12 and not go to Boarding School!

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Huxtaburger

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Garlic

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Flint

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

Barbell and Drums

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

Barcelona

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JAMES CLIFT

Cool, calm, collected. James provides a voice of reason backed by over a decade of experience and a multitude of seminars and courses. Famous for his incredible whiteboard diagrams and amazing mobility first thing in the morning.

MEMBER SINCE: 

08/01/2018

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

30

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

I’m a Coach (teaching all types of classes). I take the morning and midday classes, teaching and guiding people towards their fitness goals.

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING AT THE OX BOX?

The members and the crew are amazing, there’s a lot of really positive energy and everyone is very easy to work with.

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

  • Prior to CrossFit, I did skateboarding, indoor soccer, and beach volleyball.

  • I have flown in a Russian WW2 plane.

  • I have been training people since I was about 17. On lunch breaks and free periods at school I would train the other guys in the school gym

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“Pursue happiness and health, respect others differences”
— James words to live by

James STORY

Started lifting weights at home when I was 15, joined the gym at 16 and was obsessed from there. I became a Personal Trainer in 2007 and have been in gyms ever since. I love all types of fitness hence my attraction to CrossFit.

I started taking an interest in CrossFit in about 2011. I saw clips on YouTube of the Crossfit Games and I was hooked immediately. I love the idea of having such broad fitness, to me, it is the hallmark of a true athlete to be able to handle any physical situation.

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In life, you either play or you sit and watch others score.
— someone

GOALS

PERSONAL:

Just to have a good balance in all areas, stay happy, healthy and train to get as good as I can at CrossFit. Also, continue having and building my relationship with my wife, family and friends.

PROFESSIONAL:

Just to help teach as many people as possible to love health and fitness as much as I do. I know how much health adds to the value of my life, and I want others to feel that too.

HEALTH:

The big goal is to compete at as high a level as possible in the sport of CrossFit, but that really comes second to basic Health. I would never put my self at excessive risk just to get ahead, nor would I be tempted to use PED’s, it's got to be about health first.

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

Any of the times I have competed. I love the whole process of prepping for months then executing at well as possible on the day. Another favourite moment was getting to go to LA and watch the CrossFit games in 2012

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

My favourite benchmark is “Amanda” (9,7,5 muscle ups/squat snatches @135#), but I do love some basic heavy back squats, simple is better.

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

Joker and the Thief - Wolfmother

Bulls on Parade - Rage Against the Machine

Lose Yourself - Eminem

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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

I would go back to the day the assault bike was invented and punch that guy in the face!

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Pizza

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Peanut butter

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Swiss army knife

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

A barbell and an esky full of food.

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

Banff in Canada. I’ve never been and it looks amazing. Definitely a bucket list item for me.


Tommy Fankhanel - The Ox Box Crew '18
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Tommy Fankhanel

He is the physical embodiment of persistence and determination. Tommy's road to fitness has not been an easy one, yet he has shown us not take no for an answer when it gets tough. Also, he wishes he was the son of Kanye, lucky for us he is way too nice and genuine to fit the bill.

MEMBER SINCE: 

08/12/2016

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

22.

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

I am a Coach, and keep this place looking clean (you’re welcome).

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING AT THE OX BOX?

I’m guaranteed to be around people that I enjoy being around doing things we love doing. We love and challenge each other.

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I know the lyrics to almost every Kanye song.

I used to have a big time video game addiction (and am still susceptible).

I used to be pretty good at speaking French, but have since lost it.

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Sometimes you just have to let it go through to the wicketkeeper.
— Tommy's words to live by

Tommy’s STORY

On a drive home from school my mate and I simultaneously decided we were fat and that we would wake up early the next morning for a run. Those runs turned into bench press and bicep curls at the gym. He got strong and big and I ended up getting skinny. Fast forward a little bit and I’m waking up at 4:30am to come to class with my mum (Tammy). Before all that, 14 years of basketball and a few years of footy.

My initial CrossFit experience was awesome, you are exposed to all these new movements and each class there is something new to try and conquer, full of excitement. Now it’s more about a long-term health journey that I get to share with the people around me. They find enjoyment in my success and I find enjoyment in theirs.

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Why not?
— Russell Westbrook

GOALS

PERSONAL:

Do more things now to look back on fondly in the future.

PROFESSIONAL:

Learn as much as I can and then share the knowledge with as many people as I can.

HEALTH:

Become a well rounded athlete that’s still training at a high level at 60 years old and longer.

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

Got my first muscle up in front of my family. Stayed up the top and yelled Josh’s name (as he had witnessed me miss about 100 times before).

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

Murph.

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

If I love to WOD to it, I’ve probably (definitely) snuck it in there, but:

Go F*** Yourself - Two Feet

If You Know You Know - Pusha T

4th Dimension - Kids See Ghosts


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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Back to primary school times to enjoy stuff like playing basketball with the neighbours, making slip n slides, playing video games with friends, all the good stuff.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Ice Cream.

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Italian herbs or Paprika

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Twin Glocks.

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

A basketball and a pair of Yeezys.

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

New York City.

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ALEISHA BROOKE

Our fabulous Studio Manager. In charge of making sure everything runs smoothly and songs are not overplayed. She laughs at herself and she dances like your dad.

MEMBER SINCE: 

30/01/2014

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HOW OLD ARE YOU?

27

WHAT IS YOU ROLE AT THE OX BOX?

Studio Manager & Social Media

WHY DO YOU ENJOY WORKING AT THE OX BOX?

Because when large boxes get delivered I’m allowed to try and see if I fit inside them.
Truly, this space challenges me to be a better leader, organiser, and communicator. In that way I enjoy the environment that supports my growth (hopefully not too big - got to fit into those boxes you know).
I’ve alway wanted to be in the Health Industry if I wasn’t to be an artist. My mum and sister are nurses, so it must be in our blood.

WHAT ARE SOME THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

That I like to see if I fit inside boxes? I’m a private person, and do things solo, so I can’t imagine people know much about me. I have a degree in Fine Art. I can paint things when I have the heart to try, though the moments are rare now. I love painting with Blue.
Also, I enjoy Japanese Anime (subtitles not dubbed) mostly Studio Ghibli and Takatoshi Hamano. I think Japanese language is beautiful, if I had my time again I would learn it.

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Don’t give it (or them) power over you. Let it go.
— Aleisha's words to live by

This is something Renee once told me when I was having a distressing time coping with an interaction.
I had given this person a lot of authority and I had given them a lot of power over how I judged myself.
This person, that I held up so high, was just a person. I didn’t owe them anything, let alone power over my self-esteem. Once I realised what I was doing, I realised I was doing that with not just people, but things.
I’d like to add “No one has power over how you feel about yourself, but you”.
I think people struggle with this one a lot, I know I do. For example, if you think someone is making you feel shit, it’s probably cause you do feel shit about being shit. There is an element of personal truth that you need to acknowledge and let go, and not hold other people accountable for. Alternatively, if you know for a fact you’re not being a shit, but you’re put in a position to feel so, then thats on them not you. Try to emotionally remove yourself from the interaction. Not everyone is out to hurt you, they might just be hurting themselves.


ALEISHA’s STORY

I did athletics and gymnastics when I was young (before high-school), and was pretty good at cross-country. Entered high-school and turned my focus to academics. I would say the most exercise I got then was doing my 40 min bicycle ride to and from school (Gold Coast is hilly). After high school, I got a little chubby because apparently, you shouldn’t eat vegan pancakes every day. On my birthday my nan greeted me by pinching my sides and said “getting a bit fat”. I then started to run along beaches and used park benches for weird sit-up movements. I then also dealt with a host of mental and eating problems. After enough shit things went down in Gold Coast I decided to leave the toxicity and moved to Melbourne. After living here a year I made a new years resolution to join a sport! I found Crossfit Collingwood/ The Ox Box, I had never experienced such fantastic results and such a supportive community. I enjoy CrossFit training most of all because it helps with my physical and mental health. The Ox Box is not just about addressing your physical weaknesses but also contributing to developing your mental strength.

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Everything is falling into place. I’m right where I’m meant to be. The tides of life have lead me here, that’s why I’m not scared.
— Fin the Human

GOALS

PERSONAL:

Work on being mentally and physically healthy. Constantly working on improving myself to be a better person around others and kinder person to myself.

PROFESSIONAL:

Be a better organiser. Also be more firm but also kind leader to my crew. Finish my Bachelor in Psychology and philosophy.

HEALTH:

Presently, doing the best I can given how crowded my life is and how tired I feel.
I would like to be strong enough to pull myself onto the edge of a cliff! Laura Croft style!

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WOD

WHATS HAS BEEN A SPECIAL MOMENT IN YOUR CROSSFIT JOURNEY?

For the first time, doing a chipper WOD with Renee while listening to dance beats.

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE WOD?

Don’t have one… I like grinders e.g 40 min sled push, sled pull, GHD SU, Dead Ballss etc.

3 SONGS YOU LOVE TO WOD TO?

Flaunt it - TV Rock, Seany B
Bangarang (feat. sirah) - Skrillex, Sirah

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RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS

WOULD YOU GO BACK IN THE PAST OR GO INTO THE FUTURE AND WHY?  WHICH TIME PERIOD WOULD YOU GO TO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

I feel like the past wasn’t a great time to be a female. If I was a man I would be go see the 1920’s and dress like a gangsta. Maybe, I would talk to past self and give her a big hug and show her how strong she will be one day.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT FOOD?

Weet-bix! Or Apple pie.

WHAT'S THAT INGREDIENT THAT YOU ALWAYS END UP ADDING TO YOUR DISHES?

Pumpkin.

IF YOU WERE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE WHAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT YOU'D ALWAYS HAVE ON YOU?

Axe. Not only effective weapon that doesn’t need re-loading but a good survival tool.

IF YOU WERE AN ACTION FIGURE WHAT WOULD YOUR 2 ACCESSORIES BE?

Motor Bike and Cup of coffee

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WOULD IT BE?

Climbing a volcano!