Jessie Cartee

What year did you start CrossFitting?

2009.

Why did you get into fitness (and CrossFit)?

I’ve been involved in team sports my whole life and those who know me best know I have a slight competitive side. I was easily drawn to CrossFit when I was first introduced to it during my undergraduate internship in college. I spent a few years doing WODs (workout of the day) at my college gym getting strange looks from everyone before finally joining the local CrossFit gym in graduate school.

Why did you become a trainer?

I love my job as a physical therapist. I get to work with real people every day, teaching them how to move correctly and function efficiently for daily life….seems to fit pretty well with CrossFit 🙂

What’s your favorite CrossFit movement?

Handstand push-ups.

What is your favorite cheat food?

Ice cream.

What’s your favorite superhero and why?

I’ve never been much of a superhero person, I like real life heroes…like my dad, he’s awesome, and my husband, he’s pretty super, too. 🙂