She experienced newfound independence, a feeling of empowerment and independence. She often states, “CrossFit changed the course of my life. It gave me my life back.” She quickly became known for her love of lifting and carrying heavy things. She participated in a team building event, called GORUCK. GORUCK was started by US Special Forces Veterans, and provide an opportunity for civilians to get exposed to similar team building events Green Berets go through during selection. The event furthered her love of lifting and led her to become a Competitive Powerlifter. She medaled in her first competition and competed until late 2016.
Tara earned her CrossFit, L1 Coaching Certificate in 2015 and is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Exercise Science with hopes to work with our nation’s veterans. Tara is excited to work with people of all athletic abilities as they work to meet their own individual personal and fitness goals.