August’s Contender of the Month is Quincy Iwai. Quincy only recently started at the gym but has quickly made his mark at the gym both socially and athletically. Quincy frequents 2-3 classes a day, and has been are most frequent member for 2 months running. Check out our Q and A with him below.
Q: Why did you decide to start boxing?
A: I started boxing to improve my cardio.
Q: What about Contenders stood out to you?
A: The fact that the trainers want you to improve and help you along the way.
Q: You really moved through the classes and upped your skill level quickly, what was it that kept you going?
A: When I really want to get good at something I tend to try and take things as far as I can.
Q: Is there a mindset or philosophy you follow whether in your daily life or in fitness?
A: Know what you want and stay consistent.
Q: At Contenders, what is your favorite class to take? Why?
A: Sparring is definitely my favorite. It allows me to use the tools I’ve been taught in the other classes.
Q: How has your outlook on boxing changed over time?
A: I am starting to learn that you will never be truly satisfied with your progress. As you improve your expectations become much higher.