Meet Coach Julia: A brand new addition to the LYB team!

Julia is a Human Kinetics student at the University of Ottawa, hoping to study in the area of women’s health in the future. Being a cheerleader for 10+ years, she found her love for lifting and being active. Now she’s a competitive CrossFit athlete, with ambitious goals of making the CF semifinals. Along with her CrossFit background, Julia is also a GGS-1 certified coach that specializes in women’s fitness and is continuing to pursue more education by getting her PN level 1. 

In conversation with Coach Julia:

Who is your secret crush?

Julia – CrossFit and my love for training hard, but that’s no secret haha – and puppies! 

We would love to know a little bit about your family

Julia –I’m the youngest in my family, I have 3 siblings who are much older than me (10+ years older)! We’re still very close to this day, and I have the most cutest, dramatic dog in the world named Milo! (The love of my life) 

What is your favorite food that you like to treat yourself with?

Julia – I love sweet potato fries, and I have a big sweet tooth as well. 

How much do you lift?

Julia – 1RM back squat – 280

What do you love about yourself?

Julia – I love how hardworking I am, I’m a go-getter, and love to be ambitious. I also enjoy making people laugh, and making good of any situation! 

What do you love about LYB?

Julia – The LYB community is one of a kind! The coaches and members all have an empowering, and supportive vibe for one another! I’m so excited to be a part of such an amazing team that is strong, supportive, and driven!