April 2024 Athlete of the Month

Congratulations to our April 2024 Athlete of the Month… Craig Calico!  

Craig has been a constant in our gym community for going on 6 months now and has made quite the impact on those around him in that time. Craig brings such a bright, positive energy into the gym, he is often like a beam of light on a gloomy day! He arrives early, keeps a good attitude and always remains upbeat throughout the classes he attends which often brings up those around him. Craig works hard to maintain a consistent schedule and never makes excuses or gives up on himself. He is always pushing himself to be a better athlete and continues to make progress on a daily basis. We are so proud to coach Craig and be a part of his fitness journey! Go Craig! 

TW: Where are you from? 

Craig: New Orleans, LA

TW: What do you do for work? 

Craig: Flight Attendant 

TW: How long have you been at Tradewinds? 

Craig: 5 months 

TW: What motivated you to try Tradewinds?

Craig: I wanted a group, functional fitness style of training. 

TW: What group class do you usually attend?

Craig: Usually the 11:30 or 8:15

TW: Did you have a fitness background prior to starting at Tradewinds? 

Craig: I have been going to gym consistently since 2016

TW: If you could program your dream WOD, what would it be? 

Craig: No idea.  I like surprises. 

TW: What is your proudest accomplishment since joining Tradewinds? 

Craig: That I’m still maintaining consistency, because with my job it makes it difficult to be consistent. 

TW: How has Tradewinds helped you in your everyday life? 

Craig: Be a constant in my chaotic lifestyle. 

TW: What do you like to do outside the gym?

Craig:  I love the beach, outdoors, nature…basically anything outside. 

TW: What is your favorite song to workout to? 

Craig: Spanish pop 

TW: What’s one thing you’d tell someone who is curious about trying Tradewinds but not sure if they could do it?  

Craig: You have to start somewhere in your fitness journey and Tradewinds is a great place for you to take this step and feel that you are in good hands.  

AOM Closing Thoughts… 

I have nothing but positive things to say about Tradewinds.  From the programming to the live coaching, you can feel the attention to detail that helps me maintain my fitness goals.