Member Monday: Ryan Ivy

It’s Ryan’s birthday today and no better way to celebrate Ryan than by featuring him in today’s Member Monday.  If you’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting Ryan you know how truly nice he is.  If you’ve ever seen him in the gym, you know how truly strong he is.  Happy birthday to the nicest, strongest guy we know!


Tell us about yourself.  Work?  Family life?

I am a pastor at Crawford Baptist Church and currently pursuing my MBA degree at Liberty University.  I escaped the friend zone and was blessed to marry the most incredible woman in the world, Kierstin.


What made you try CrossFit for the first time?Ryan-Ivy-DB-Jerk-18-1

Crossfit looked enjoyable and a break from the mundane routine of a normal gym. 


What was your first impression of CrossFit Jacked?

I loved the people of CF Jacked and how they support and push one another. 


What physical changes have you seen thus far?

I have gained strength in all my lifts while shrinking my waist a tiny bit. 


Besides coming to class, what do you enjoy doing during your free time?  Any hobbies?

I am pretty competitive and enjoy watching and playing most all sports from basketball to disc golf. 


When did you start CrossFit?

I started about a year and a half ago. 


What’s your favorite thing about CrossFit?

I love the community and meeting people while doing what I love. 


Favorite music/song to CrossFit too?

Not a huge music fan. I’m fine with anything that plays. 

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Ryan Ivy (left) and Aaron Godwin (right) getting set to face off on 18.1 Thursday Night Throwdown

Tell us something that we don’t know about you.

My wife and I will be moving later this year to start a church in Las Vegas, NV. 


What advice would you offer a new member at CrossFit Jacked?

You won’t die so keep moving, stay committed, and you will eventually reach your goals.


What’s the wallpaper on your phone right now?

I have 2. 1 Timothy 4:12-16 and my smokin’ Hot Wife.

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