Coach Spotlight: Alexis WolferWe introduce you to Alexis Wolfer, first of her name (sorry to her husband Casey Newman), BLOC VP of Marketing, Queen of Angels Camp and of the First Chickens, Breaker of Keywords, and Mother of Goats.
Coach Alexis Wolfer
What do your parents or spouse call you when you are in trouble?
Do you have any embarrassing nicknames? What are they?
Chuch or Chuchie. This is what my sister used to call me growing up because she couldn’t say “Alexis.” Clearly “Chuch” is pretty close.
What actor or actress would you like to play you in a movie?
How long have you been coaching?
~3 years including the prep for getting certified
Have you had other careers, or currently work in another field? What are they?
SEO Nerd at a Digital Marketing Agency, but I’m still a SEO nerd, so no.
What are some of your favorite things to do when you’re not working or training?
Riding my horse, Abby
What is your favorite lift?
Where do you live?
Angels Camp, California
What is your favorite animal print?
Gym cat, dog or something else?
LOL. HOW ABOUT ALL OF THE ANIMALS (one of my chickens interrupted my lift today)
How long have you been training?
What is the most embarrassing moment from any dark days of “lifting” that you may have had?
Taking a selfie after every. single. workout. Nauseating amount of selfies.
What do you love about training?
It taught me to be kinder to myself about my physical appearance.
What do you love about coaching?
When my clients tell me how proud they are of their accomplishments in and out of the gym, because they are stronger
What lifting achievement are you most proud of?
Recently, I’m just happy to be lifting regularly again.
Would you rather magically increase each of your PRs by 20%, or magically increase one of your lifts by 100%?
Magically increase each of my PRs by 20%.
Would you rather not have to eat food and have your ideal body composition, or get to eat 6,000 calories per day and have your ideal body composition?
Get to eat 6,000 calories per day and have my ideal body composition.
How many lifting-related shirts do you own?
31-I way too many drawers and shelves full of them, please help me
What or who gets you to train when your motivation is really low?
Lately I’ve had to tell myself that I don’t have a choice to NOT train. Enjoy it. Just like I’m kind about my physical appearance, I need to be kind about my physical performance. Just get in there and enjoy it.
What are some of your go-to lifting songs?
Any All Time Low song OR Kendrick Lamar
What is the most embarrassing song you like?
Just think of the most vulgar Cardi B song you’ve ever heard. That one.
What are some of your lifting-related goals for this year?
Would LOVE a bodyweight bench and 315 deadlift. Fuck squats, don’t care. Anything over 101 for press.
Do you plan on competing in a meet this year? If so, what are your goals?
Who is someone you’d love to try barbell training and why?
Do you have a role model? Who is it and why?
Dead or alive, who would you love to lift with?
Okay I hate to be all emo about this one, but lifting with others makes me anxious 🙁 SORRY.
If BLOC made a yearbook, which do you think you’d most likely win?
Most likely to be interrupted mid-squat rep by a barn animal
How much do you love to eat? 1 – It’s a chore … 5 – What are we eating next???
What’s your favorite meal? Please use as much detail as possible.
Mom’s Homemade Pizza. Homemade crust, homemade tomato sauce. All the cheese.
What was your favorite childhood TV show?
DRAGON TALES omg
What is a movie that you have watched over and over and over again?
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (yes, I’m a musical nerd)
Tell us your best dad joke.
How do you make a Kleenex dance?
Put some boogie in it!
Anything else you would like to share with your BLOC brethren and sistren?
Thanks for being the best group of people I’ve ever worked with.