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About Us 2017-11-06T18:04:03+00:00

WHAT IS CROSSFIT?

CrossFit is the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide.

By design, our program delivers a broad, general, and inclusive workout and routine. Our speciality is not specializing. Combat, survival, many sports, and life reward this kind of fitness and, on average, punish the specialist.

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WHY OUR GYM SHOULD BE YOUR GYM

The CrossFit program is designed for universal scalability, making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used the same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and cage fighters one month out from televised bouts. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs.

The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree, not kind. Our operations or Special Forces, athletes, professionals, and housewives have all built their best fitness from the same regimen.

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MEET THE COACHES

Brandon Phillips
Brandon Phillips

Brandon Phillips is CrossFit Bound’s Head Coach and Programmer.  Brandon received a B.S. in Exercise Science from Kennesaw State University. Shortly, after graduating, he become a Physical Education teacher at The Walker School in Marietta, GA where he took on other roles as the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Head Varsity Wresting Coach.

During his time at Walker, Brandon was searching for something new and came across CrossFit, tried a workout and has been hooked ever since.  In January of 2009, he decided to compete at the Southeast regional competition and finished third giving him his first trip to California to compete in the CrossFit Games. Since then, Brandon has qualified and competed in the 2010, 2011, and 2012 CrossFit Games.  He has been featured in numerous CrossFit articles as well as Good Morning Atlanta and Fitness Truth for his competitive achievements and fitness program implementation. 

Brandon is now pursuing his dream of having his own Crossfit Affiliate and dedicating himself to the improvement of others both as individuals reaching fitness goals and future crossfit competitors

Jessica Phillips
Jessica Phillips

Jessica is originally from Leesburg, GA. She was a cheerleader and dancer growing up until she began CrossFit at the famous World Camp CrossFit. Since she began CrossFit she has been to the CrossFit Games 5 times with 3 different teams – World Camp, CF Atlanta, and CF Bound. Outside of CrossFit Jessica has found success in both the sport of GRID and Olympic Lifting. Jessica is one of the top female athletes in GRID and has had several podium finishes in national competitions for olympic lifting including:

2-time 2nd place finish at the American Open and senior nationals.

Outside of CrossFit, GRID, and Olympic Weightlifting she is a dedicated mother and began Fit and Flexible Nutrition; a personal nutrition plan for everyone from the stay at home mom to the elite athlete.

Jimmy Nixon
Jimmy Nixon

I was a well-rounded athlete in high school, but slowly developed a “dad bod” through years of unhealthy eating habits and a lack of exercise. As time went on, I knew I had to make a change.

I began my fitness journey at age 34 with P90x. In 6 months, I had gained the strength and motivation to power through more rounds of P90x and Insanity. I then moved into powerlifting 2 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 4 months with my dad, who is a nationally ranked powerlifter.

Along the way, I began inviting people to workout with me, not knowing I was developing my life’s passion. Eventually, the fitness group I’d formed in a church parking lot grew, and I knew I needed a home gym so that I could continue to share my love for fitness with the community. I joined the CrossFit Bound team in January 2015.

I get to work with wonderful, like-minded people every day, and each of them keep me motivated. I truly love to guide and see people develop healthy living habits, knowing how much it’s changed my life.

Tricia Wasielewski
Tricia Wasielewski

Tricia is a coach, personal trainer, and nutrition counselor at CrossFit bound. Aside from being a CF-L1 trainer, she currently holds certifications through NASM for personal training and fitness nutrition as well as AFAA group fitness. She also cofounded the nutrition counseling business Fit and Flexible Nutrition with Jessica Phillips. 

Growing up loving sports and the outdoors, she competed in swimming from a young age, then turned her focus to soccer where she competed on travel teams throughout her youth. While attending college at the University of Georgia, her love for fitness grew as she began training for a half and later a full marathon. Training for long distance races instilled in her the discipline of becoming dedicated to fitness and nutrition in order to succeed on competition day. However, after suffering various injuries during marathon training, she decided to find another outlet for her competitive mindset.

Living in Houston at the time, she and her husband ventured into a CrossFit gym down the street from their apartment. After one free Saturday class they were both hooked and haven’t looked back since. Moving back to Georgia in 2015, Tricia found a new CrossFit home at CrossFit Bound where she instantly fell in love with the amazing community. Currently, Tricia enjoys competing in CrossFit while teaching others about the sport of fitness that she has grown to love. She has worked with people of all fitness levels, with varying degrees of present and previous injuries, and of all ages and backgrounds. She is constantly seeking to broaden her knowledge and experience in fitness training and in nutrition and health in general. Feel free to ask her about getting started on a Fit and Flexible plan or about anything health and fitness related! 

Matt Link
Matt Link

Played sports since I was able to walk, and after culminating my baseball career at Elon University I found myself without the physical and competitive outlet I’d had my whole life. I tried the standard bodybuilding routine, but was bored within months. Then in the summer of 2008 I found CrossFit, and haven’t looked back since.

 From the start, I was a knowledge whore and received my CrossFit Level 1 certification before the end of the year. I couldn’t learn enough, and CrossFit opened up my eyes to just how little I knew and how much there is to learn. I’m still a CrossFit nerd today, and there is nothing I enjoy more than geeking out on all aspects of fitness, nutrition and programming. Brandon and I have been crossfitting together since 2009, and had to learn a lot by trial and error. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in regards to CrossFit and training, but I’ve learned from every one of them and I’m still learning more and more every day. I’ve been part of a number of CrossFit gyms, and seen the fitness program as well as the sport grow immensely over these past 6 years. I think I have enough experience in CrossFit to honestly state that you won’t find a better gym anywhere else, and I hope to help keep it that way.

 I’m a huge sports fan, and a fanatic when it comes to Braves baseball and UNC basketball. My wife and I are some of the original members of CF Bound. When we aren’t at work, we are almost always at the gym, along with a crazy pup, Reese. I’m one of the brave souls who you’ll find at the gym at 5:30AM almost every day. Please introduce yourself, and don’t hesitate to ask me any and all questions you may have.

 “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit” -Aristotle

Amelia Hamilton
Amelia Hamilton

Amelia began CrossFit in 2013. She has a sports background including high school basketball, softball, and recreational rock climbing.

An active, healthy lifestyle has always been her passion! She currently holds certifications as a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and CrossFit Gymnastics.

Amelia was born and raised in Kennesaw and attended college at the University of Mississippi “Ole Miss” where she earned her degree in Recreation Management. Now she enjoys sharing her passion for fitness through coaching & training with everyone in the CFB community!

Tim Jiang
Tim Jiang

Tim was born and raised in Chicago. He has loved all kinds of sports ever since he was young. He’s played everything from basketball to soccer to volleyball, and even golf. Growing up, Tim never learned the proper way to rehab injuries and recover properly and that soon led to many problems throughout college. That’s when Tim was introduced to CrossFit by his chiropractor.

He started Crossfit in 2013 as a form of rehab for his shoulders/overall fitness, and has been hooked ever since. Soon after, he found his passion in helping others achieve their highest potential, and doing things they never thought they could. Not only that, but achieving their goals with the proper form and technique is even more important than the big numbers they put up. Tim is now in grad school studying chiropractic and taking every opportunity he gets to learn more about the human body and the proper way it is suppose to function. Since joining CrossFit Bound, I have been able to learn, work with, and share my passion with an amazing community who inspire me everyday.

Be Strong. Be Courageous.

Book your FREE 1 on 1 consultation, and see if CrossFit Bound is the right fit for your fitness goals!

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