Todd Good- June Member of the Month at The Strength Collective Galesburg

This month’s feature member is Todd Good! Todd is a 46 year old linehaul driver for UPS. He started Barbell Strong group training last October and has gained a ton of strength and mobility in the last nine months. Continue reading below to learn more about Todd and his fitness journey!

Q: What got you started working out?
A: I had an injured shoulder that needed some strength and for my overall well being.

Q: How many days per week do you typically work out? What groups are you a part of?
A: 2 days. Barbell strong. It’s a fun class and I enjoy the friends I have made.

Q: What’s your favorite exercise?
A: I enjoy all of it. Squats kill me.

Q: What’s your favorite post-workout meal/snack?
A: Subway chicken breast sandwich. I love a good samwich.

Q: What do you find most challenging about working out?
A: Pushing through various injuries. Knee, foot and shoulder. Although since I have started I definitely have improved my overall strength and feel better. Also, I work 3rd shift so I get tired often.

Q: What keeps you motivated to work out regularly?
A: I just enjoy it. Also, being in a class with scheduled times helps.

Q: What advice do you have for someone who’s thinking about getting started in the gym?
A: Sign up for a class with Jenna and Katrina. If you don’t know what to do you can learn. I have lifted in the past but I have learned a lot about form and technique.

Q: What is something you couldn’t do when you started, that you can do now?
A: Overhead presses. My shoulders were terribly weak. I have suffered dislocations to both. Grrr.

Q: Tell us a random fact about yourself that people might not know:
A: I love Beastie Boys music. My wife will not let me hang my posters in our house. So my Beastie shrine is in my garage.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about working out at The Strength Collective?
A: My new friends and the atmosphere. I am a dog lover so I fit in well.

Thank you Todd for being an awesome member of our fit fam, and keep up the hard work!

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