Tara Mickel

CrossFit Trainer, CF-L2

Tara Mickel

CrossFit Trainer, CF-L2

Biography

My love for fitness began at a very young age.  I played every variety of sports growing up and was always the girl trying to outrun the boys or beat them at stick ball.  As a teenager, I developed a love for running.  I have participated and trained for many races and as always made health and fitness a priority in my life.

I graduated from The College of New Jersey (Trenton State) with a Bachelor’s of Science and Nursing.  I worked as a Certified Oncology Nurse and was very passionate about educating and helping people.  When I left my beloved job in 2012 to raise my three boys, I missed the rewarding feeling I received from helping others and working in a team environment.  It was around this time that I discovered Crossfit.

Walking into Crossfit for the first time, I assumed I was in the best shape of my life.  I was running almost every day and consistently training for different races.  I was very humbled by my experience after my first CrossFit WOD.  I quickly realized how much I had to learn and how much stronger I wished to be.   CrossFit encourages me to push to the limits and beyond every day.  I love challenging myself and showing my children how strong women can be.  As an instructor, I thrive on educating and encouraging other athletes to be the best that they can be.  I love being a part of the supportive and enthusiastic Crossfit community.Because of CrossFit I can run faster, lift heavier, and am physically and mentally stronger than ever.  Through my own journey, I have developed an incredible passion for training and helping other athletes achieve their fitness goals.

Education:
  • Registered Nurse, BSN
  • BCLS certified
Qualifications:
  • CrossFit L1
  • CrossFit L2
  • CrossFit Scaling
  • CrossFit Judges
  • CrossFit Gymnastics