Q & A – From a recent interview

1. Your workouts are very different from many athletes. What is this "functional bodybuilding" you have recently posted about? Lately my training has had a very particular look and feel to it. Following the 2016 CrossFit Games and GRID season my body was in need of...

Sample Training Session – Lower Body Intensive + Accessory

A) Standing Triple Jump - 10 total attempts B) Back Squat @20X0; 3,2,1,2,3; rest as needed - KEEP these FAST and SNAPPY C) Single Leg Cross Body DB DL @3111; 4-6/leg x 4; rest as needed D1) Double KB FR step up; 6-8/leg x 4; rest 30 sec...

Facing the Pain

Hi Marcus, Congrats on making the games. Must have been great seeing all your hardwork pay off! The question that we have for you is this. When you are about to tackle a workout that you know is going to hurt so badly - how do you...

Summer Tahoe Trip

Megan and I took our annual trip to Lake Tahoe last week. The past two years we have tried to squeeze everything into 3 or 4 days. This year we just went for the full 8 days 7 nights. It was epic. I'm so grateful...

Q & A

From Jessica "Hi Marcus!! Regarding your recent blog...

Nothing to say, only things to do

Been struggling to find things to write about on the blog to you all. It is part of the reason I've been inconsistent with my posting. Got something you'd like to hear about from me, please feel free to let me know. For now I'm just...

The end of another chapter

The CrossFit Games marked the end of another volume in the novel that is my life. This past year has truly been one of self discovery. So many things have added meaning, purpose, and challenge to this past year. I'm grateful for all of it,...

Team Filly Shirts!

Hey Everyone, I'm super excited to announce that mantrafit has created a T-shirt to help support me and my trip to the CrossFit Games. In addition they have also created a T-shirt to help support my client and friend Lisa Rendic in her trip to...

“Hope doesn’t work… Will Does”

This has been one of the most exciting weeks of my professional and athletic life. There has been massive support from everyone following last weekends events and I'm still so grateful for all of it. I'd like to take a moment to reflect on the...

The Dust Settles

The 2013 Northern California CrossFit Regional has come to a close. How do you even begin to sum up an experience like that? Written word fails to capture the essence of what it felt like to ride the wave all weekend. I'll do my very...