Epic Human Alert: Phil Best

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Name: Phil Best
Age: 71
Profession/Career: Professor of Physiology and Bioengineering . (Retired)

FH: Why do you train?
P: To be able to continue doing the things I love to do: being active outdoors (skiing, hiking, diving), keeping up with the grandkids, traveling to the less visited parts of the world.

FH: Why do you do train at FUELhouse?
P: I started at Fuelhouse because Dave of Level 4 Crossfit gave it his recommendation when he closed his gym. I stay because the programming is great, the coaches are all excellent and the atmosphere supportive and welcoming.

FH: What were you most afraid/skeptical of when you first joined our gym?
P: I was, and am still, terrified of jump ropes.

FH: What one thing got you to take the initial leap and sign up?
P: Dave closing his gym. (Level 4 Crossfit)

FH: What were your goals when you first started?
P: Stay healthy, get stronger and improve my overall physical condition.

FH: What are your goals now?
P: Pretty much the same as when I started...keep improving my physical skill set and overall fitness. I don't buy the notion that aging means that you will be unable to continue to do the activities that you enjoyed when you were younger. But, I do have to work a bit harder to keep myself in decent physical shape.

FH: What is most important to you in your life right now?
P: Family and living an active life.

FH: What are your biggest challenges/ pain points in life right now?
P: Luckily, I don't really have any major concerns.

Posted on June 26, 2019 .