April Member of the Month- Bill Kuehl

Coach Abbie
March 21, 2024
April Member of the Month- Bill Kuehl

Client Success Story Questionnaire  

Name: Bill Kuehl

Age: 52   

Occupation: Engineering Project Manager

What is your athletic background?  

Played Football in High School and some inter-mural sports in college.

What was your workout routine prior to CF Spero?  

Prior to Spero I was with a trainer down the street for 3 years, but then Covid hit and he move away.

What was your first experience with CrossFit? 

Joining Spero, I worked with Justin for a while. However, Connor, my son, started taking classes, so I added classes to the weekly mix.

When did you start CrossFit?

This is my 3rd Anniversary, so March 2021

Why did you choose CF Spero?  

Location, Location and Location.  It needed to be a location I could walk to.

What keeps you coming back?  

The people, everyone is very helpful and supportive.

Why do you live in the Oak Park Area?

Originally was for the schools when kids were younger, and it was a nice middle ground between downtown for work and getting to my parents in Lombard.

What do you do for a living?  

Project Manager for Industrial Engineering projects.

How do you like to spend your free time?  

Hanging out with friends and family. Doing things outdoors.

What are one or two improvements you have seen in your life since starting CF?  

Mobility and overall fitness level.  Was able to complete 14-day trek through New Mexico and completed ½ Marathon with training from Gio.

What is the biggest change you have seen since starting CrossFit at Spero? 

My mobility has increased and allowed me to do other activities. Also, I never thought I would be able to do handstands an other gymnastic movements at my age.

What are your goals for 2024?  

Still figuring that out. Trying to stay injury free is key with continued mobility work with Justin and after the open work on double-unders and pull ups again.

What's your favorite and least favorite movement?  

Favorite: Once I get over the initial shock, I would have to say the high ring work

Least Favorite: Probably burpees at this time

What's your favorite meal?  

Pizza or Sushi

What would you say to someone thinking about starting CrossFit at Spero?  

Don’t wait to get started, I was apprehensive at first, but scale until you are comfortable with the movements.  Spero is a very supportive environment to get started.

Anything else you would like to share with the Spero family?

Thank you to Justin and all the Coaches for your help and support over the years, look forward to many more.

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