thomasName: Thomas “TJ” Joyce
Hometown: Atlanta
Age: 23
Occupation: Student

When did you first start CrossFitting?
October 2011

When did you start training at CrossFit South?
August 2012

Favorite WOD or movements?
Deadlifts and anything on rings

Least favorite WOD or movements?
Overhead squats

What sports/health background do you have if any?
College baseball/track – I’m going into Physical Therapy

How did you first get exposed to CrossFit?
CrossFit East Decatur opened next to my house

Do you remember your first time doing CrossFit, how did it go?
I couldn’t do any of the movements, so I felt like an idiot

What changes have you seen since starting at CrossFit South?
My social life has improved

Any advice for new people starting or contemplating CrossFit?
Stop thinking about it so much and give it a shot. Getting results is easy if you work hard.

Hobbies/interest outside of a WOD?
Sleeping, cleaning the gym, tiddlywinks, puppetry, not listening to Nickelback

Favorite cheat meal?
Super SONIC double cheeseburger, onion rings, large chocolate shake

What do you want to accomplish by this time next month? In 3 months? Before the end of the year?
Hold an iron cross, string together muscle ups

What type of music do you like to WOD to?
Any song featuring Waka Flocka Flame