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The CrossFit Motto

Located in Hemet Ca, our facility is about fitness reborn. Our motto..

1. I will promise to do my best. My best will vary from day to day, from hour to hour, from minute to minute. But in that minute, I will do the very best that I can.

2. Lactic acid is my friend. The wind is my friend. Anything that opposes me is actually helping me to become stronger. If I had no opposition, I would be weak.

3. If I can run, I run. If I have to walk, I walk. When I am forced to crawl, I crawl. And then I rest and live to fight another day.

4. I fear no man but I fear my workout. If I don’t fear my workout, it isn’t hard enough.

5. I may puke. I may cry. But I will not quit. Ever.

6. I never cheat. There is no honor in cheating. What joy can there be in a victory I did not earn?

7. The workout missed is the opportunity missed. I will not cheat myself of the opportunity to become a better athlete and person.

8. I understand the value of the push-up, the pull-up, the sit-up, the squat, and the deadlift. Just as there are a million ways to make chicken, so too are there a million ways to squat, sit up, pull up, push up, and deadlift.

9. I will give everything I have. And then I will find more within myself.

10. I don’t complain. Complaining is for crybabies. There are 250 babies born every minute worldwide. I will leave the crying to them and I will soldier on.

11. I will bite off challenges, spit out results, and beg for more.

The Renatus Crew


Meet the CrossFit Renatus Crew!

Josh S. Pagliaroli

Owner, Renatus Barbell Club and Operations Manager, Olympic Weightlifting Coach

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“I have been involved in the world of fitness since the age of 13. Prior to the joining the USMC, I played high school football, wrestling, track, field, soccer, and trained in Muay Thai and boxing. After high school, I joined the USMC. During that time, I held the highest physical fitness awards for my infantry unit. It was not until 2011, when my high school friend, Neal Maddox, introduced me to the world of CrossFit. Neal invited me to the Home Depot Center to see him compete. At this time, I had no idea what this “CrossFit” thing was. All I knew was that my longtime friend is kicking ass and taking names. As soon as I walked into the Tennis Stadium and witnessed the Final Event, I finally understood what “CrossFit” was. I was immediately sold. I love CrossFit. I thank Neal for this life-changing experience. Anytime I see my buddy compete, I get emotional. I seen where this guy came from when we were kids. To see CrossFit bring him where he is today…make me very proud. I love CrossFit and the community that comes with. After getting into CrossFit, I introduced my wife and kids to the same experiences I was having. Now my wife loves CrossFit….sometimes more than me. I only have one regret….not starting CrossFit sooner.

I have everything I could ever ask for. My wife gives me the love and support I need to continue striving towards my goals. Without her, I would be lost. Now that my kids love CrossFit, I have it all (wife, 3 boys, house, and an awesome place to work everyday). I love changing lives. Neal once told me, “I get to do what I love. When I get to do what I love…it’s not work.”

Credentials/Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)
  • Outlaw Way Para Bellum Series – Las Vegas, NV
  • Outlaw Way Para Bellum Series – Mira Loma, CA
  • USMC MCMAP Instructor Trainer (2nd Degree)
  • USAW Certification
  • USAW National Level Referee

Personal Accomplishments

  • 8 Years Active Duty in the United States Marine Corps
  • 4 Years Chief Instructor Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Course
  • B.S. Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement/Corrections/Security
  • B.S. Business Management
  • 3X Tough Mudder Participant
  • 100-Mile Road Bike Race
  • Ragnar Trail Los Coyotes, CA 2016 Participant

Goals

  • CrossFit Games Masters (40-45) 2016
  • CrossFit Regionals Individual
  • 225# Snatch
  • 400# Back Squat
  • 315# C&J
  • To be the new Chuck Norris

Brenda “B” Pagliaroli

Owner, Office Manager, Coach and Programmer (aka “HR”)

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“My name is Brenda…I’ve been crossfittting since 2011.

I grew up in Costa Mesa, CA, moved to Riverside, CA, and currently live in Temecula, CA with my husband Josh and my boys, Eric, Joshua, and Nico.

My favorite part of CrossFit is the community. I love how fitness can bring families together and create close friendships.”

Credentials/Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)
  • CrossFit Kids
  • Outlaw Way Para Bellum Series – Mira Loma, CA
  • USAW Certification

Personal Accomplishments

  • 2x Tough Mudder Participant
  • Weightlifting Meet Participant
  • Ragnar Relay Race Las Vegas, CA 2014 Participant
  • Ragnar Trail Los Coyotes, CA 2016 Participant

Goals

  • Live a healthy, happy life… 
  • Continue to improve on my lifts.

Marcos E. Ortega

Coach

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“My name is Marcos Ortega. I’m an active duty marine, working as the assistant marine officer instructor at San Diego State University. My 15 years of service have taken me through a lot of training, which includes, combat conditioning, nutrition, and mental readiness. I started crossfitting to get away from the old treadmill, bi’s and tri’s training the marine corps pushes on us. I discovered CrossFit by watching videos and once I started at a real box, I was hooked.”

Credentials/Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)
  • CrossFit Strongman Course
  • Outlaw Way Para Bellum Series – Las Vegas, NV
  • USMC MCMAP Instructor Trainer (1st Degree)
  • Combat Conditioning Instructor

Personal Accomplishments

Coming Soon…

Goals

  • USAW Certification

Mike “Lunchboxx” Espinoza

 Coach

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“Hello, my name is Michael “Lunchbox” Espinoza a 5 year Marine Corps veteran and I have been doing CrossFit for 2 years.  My athletic background consists of baseball, swimming, football, and wrestling.  I originally started CrossFit to help get me in better shape for jiu jitsu tournaments.  And now I love it just as much.  I have been in awe of what I have been able to accomplish in these couple years under the watchful eyes of our coaches.  I have gotten stronger, faster and quicker but we all know that I still have a lot to work on my vertical leap.  The box has always been a good place for me to go escape reality with great friends.  They help push me to become a better friend, athlete and sometimes if I’m lucky coach.  What I like most about CrossFit is the fact that we care more about you as a person, not what you wear, drive, or look like.  We want you to become a better, fitter, stronger, and healthier individual that seeks out the numbers that matter most, PR’s. Everyday is different at the box and that’s one of the many things I love most about it.  It almost seems like the workouts were programmed just to strengthen your weakness.  I’m always willing to learn from anyone at the box.  A great teacher once told me, “when you think you’ve learned it all, you have no business doing it anymore.”  There’s always something to learn, get better at, become more efficient, teach, share or experience. So let the journey begin.”

Credentials/Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)
  • Jit-Jitsu Purple Belt recognized by IBJJF, NABJJF, SJJIF

Personal Accomplishments

  • 1st Place, Gi, All Americas Tournament (2015 Purple Belt)
  • 1st Place (3X), Gi, No-Gi, Open, World Sport Jiu Jitsu Federation (2013 Blue Belt)
  • 1st Place, No-Gi, 4th Place Open, North American Jiu Jitsu Tournament (2012 Blue Belt)
  • 1st Place, Gi, Copa Pacifica (2012 White Belt)
  • 2nd Place, Gi, Gracie Nationals (2012 White Belt)
  • 1st Place (3X), Gi, No-Gi, Open, North American Jiu Jistu Tournament (2011 White Belt)
  • 1st Place Greco-Roman, California State, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • 2nd Place Freestyle, California State, 1993, 1994
  • 1st Place Freestyle & Greco-Roman, Western Regionals, 1995

Goals

  • Become a better husband, father, friend, student, coach
  • Snatch 225
  • Clean and Jerk 315
  • Handstand Walk 25m
  • Get good at bar and ring muscle ups

Jason Showalter

 Coach

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“Hello, My name is Jason Showalter. I have been given the great honor to be a CrossFit Coach here at Renatus. I have been doing some sort of Fitness from a young age. Everything from Football, Wrestling, Baseball, and Hockey. I joined the Army in 1996 and currently still on Active Duty as an Operations Sergeant Major. I have held many MOS’s (Jobs) while in the Military that have allowed me to advance in the Military Career. Those include Transportation, Logistics, Recruiting, Operations, Small Group Leader, and much more. I have held every leadership position as an enlisted Soldier from Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Sergeant Major. CrossFit was introduced to me by a friend in 2013 and I have not looked back. I always tell people I have started to drink the “Kool Aid” everyone calls CrossFit. After joining CrossFit, I introduced my Wife Beth to the world of CrossFit and love watching her excel in the sport plus enjoy working out with her. I really enjoy the community that CrossFit brings and the members that I call friends. I have coached youth Soccer, Baseball, and Hockey both youth and High School.”

Credentials/Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)

Personal Accomplishments

  • 21 Years Active Duty U.S. Army
  • 2 Years Senior Instructor Officer Candidates and Senior Platoon Sergeant
  • 3 Years First Sergeant Recruiting Command
  • 2 Years Operations Sergeant Major
  • 2 Deployments to Kuwait and Iraq
  • 3 X Camp Pendleton MUD Run, 1 X First place in Age Group
  • 2x Tough Mudder Participant
  • 2 X Spartan Race Participant
  • 1 X Ragnar Race Participant Las Vegas, NV

Goals

  • Be the best Husband and Father one can be
  • Retire from Active Duty Army
  • Finish Seven Classes for my Bachelors in Business
  • Crossfit Games Masters (40-45) by 2018
  • Crossfit Regionals Individual
  • 215 # Snatch
  • 400# Back Squat
  • 500# Deadlift
  • 300# Clean
  • 300# C&J

Dycther Herrera

 Coach

Bio coming soon…

Patrick Cullen-Carroll M.Ed., CSCS, RSCC*E

Head Olympic Weightlifting Coach – Renatus Barbell Club

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Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach* Emeritus

National Strength and Conditioning Association

International Coach – USA Weightlifting

“Patrick Cullen-Carroll is a retired Physical Education Teacher (37 years).

Pat has a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education from California State University in Los Angeles and a Masters Degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University. He taught and coached in California and Arizona. Coach Cullen-Carroll has coached Football and Strength Conditioning at the high school and college level during his career. Pat has been a competitive Power Lifter and has coached Olympic weightlifters from the beginner level to the International platform.

Coach Cullen-Carroll has been involved in teaching USA Weightlifting Certifications for over 15 years. He feels that it is important to give back to the sport of Weightlifting by continuing to teach coaches and athletes.

Coach Cullen-Carroll is the Chair of the Executive Board of the Youth Special Interest Group of the NSCA and is the Chair of Coaches/Education/Program Committee of USA Weightlifting

Weightlifting has played a major role in Pat’s life since he was very young. He started lifting for sports when he was 14 years old. He realized as young player that weightlifting is not only fun but also plays a very important role in athletic development. Coach says there are two important reasons for an athlete to be in the weight room; 1. Improve performance, 2.  Minimize injury. Stronger athletes perform better, get injured less, and recover faster.”

Ryan Subith

Olympic Weightlifting Coach – Renatus Barbell Club

Bio coming soon…

Dawn Randall

 Maintenance Manager, Box Mom

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Dawn is the best at keeping CrossFit Renatus clean, organized, and germ free!! She also knows how to put a smile on everyone’s face .