Run Jump Lift
Athlete of the Month – November 2015
getting to know Meg Persichetti
You prefer to be called: Flawless
You spend most of your time: With people I love
Favorite quote or words to live by: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” -Marianne Williamson
Athletic background: Dance, Tai Chi, Running Running and more Running
How long at RJL & your first WOD: I started in June 2015, I don’t remember what my first WOD was called, only that I threw up a little in my mouth while doing a ridiculous amount of pull-ups.
What do you like most about RJL: Everyday I leave differently than I arrived!
What are your training goals: To suspend my disbelief that I can possibly clean the amount of weight Malcolm just loaded on my bar.
Favorite & least favorite WODs: My least favorite WOD is the one I don’t do, when life has other plans for me. My favorite is Mrs. Crabtree, because she’s a bitch and I completely respect her.
Recent or next adventure: Producing my one-woman show about my Dad. It’s coming, stay tuned.
What training were you doing before RJL: Running
Paleo or not so much: Modified paleo. I think there is a lot to be said about clearing out the sugar, except for vino of course.
Something you’ve heard or seen while at RJL that you never will or want to forget: Yes Coach, No Coach, and Please repeat Coach!
What are some special memories or achievements since joining the team @ RJL: I have a climbing rope in my front yard for my two kiddos. I have never been able to climb it. I spent thirty minutes with Malcolm one afternoon and climbed the RJL rope almost to the top. I still have the rope-burn to remember that day. I like the scar, it’s a gentle reminder of what is possible with clear coaching and trust.
What impact has Run Jump Lift had on your life outside of the gym: RJL has taught me to marry the mental and the physical. I’ve been challenged in ways I could never imagine, let alone succeed. It’s taught me to throw off the limits and trust my body. RJL is also a reverent place as well. I love to learn. And I revere the process.
Tell us something many of us do NOT know about you: I LOVE to read!