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Marcus Filly

Marcus Filly Age

39

Marcus Filly Height

70 in

Marcus Filly Weight

195 lb

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Early Life and Background of Marcus Filly

Marcus Filly, born on October 2, 1984, in the United States, embarked on a journey that would take him from medical school to becoming a renowned figure in the CrossFit community. His initial career path was significantly different, as he had aspirations in the medical field, but his passion for health and fitness led him down an alternative path. Marcus’s athletic journey was influenced by his extensive training background in soccer, which laid the foundation for his physical prowess and discipline.

Marcus Filly’s CrossFit Journey

Introduced to CrossFit in 2007, Marcus Filly’s entry into this high-intensity fitness regime was somewhat serendipitous. After being invited to a class at the former San Francisco CrossFit location by a friend, Marcus met Kelly Starrett and was instantly hooked. This encounter ignited his passion for CrossFit, leading him to compete in the CrossFit Games six times. Marcus has competed both as an individual and on affiliate cup teams, showcasing his versatility and commitment to the sport.

Competitive Achievements of Marcus Filly

Throughout his career, Marcus has made significant strides in the CrossFit Games, with a career-high 12th place finish as an individual competitor. His training regimen is meticulously split between morning and evening sessions, focusing on a mix of aerobic power, endurance, strength training, and mixed modal conditioning. This rigorous schedule has not only improved his competitive performance but also his overall fitness and health.

Marcus Filly and Functional Bodybuilding

After experiencing burnout and the physical toll of competitive CrossFit, Marcus Filly founded Functional Bodybuilding. This innovative approach to fitness focuses on sustainability and longevity in training while still achieving aesthetic and performance goals. Marcus’s methodology draws from his competitive background and aims to provide a balanced regimen that prevents burnout and promotes health and wellness.

Personal Life and Philosophy

Outside of his athletic and entrepreneurial endeavors, Marcus Filly is known for his dedication to helping others achieve their fitness goals through personalized coaching and programming. His philosophy centers around the balance between looking good and moving well, advocating for a holistic approach to fitness that incorporates both strength and mobility. Marcus’s influence extends beyond the gym, as he frequently shares insights and motivational messages to his community, emphasizing the importance of mental and physical health.

Marcus Filly benchmarks

Squat: 455 lb
Clean: 355 lb
Snatch: 280 lb
Deadlift: 515 lb
Fran: 120 s
Grace: 69 s
Helen: 420 s
Filthy 50: 974 s
Sprint 400m: 58 s
Max Pull-ups: 63 reps

Marcus Filly stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Open 20172019555%214519Men
Games 20161270%40Men
California 2016392%40Men
Open 20167799%178510Men
Games 20142541%43Men
Northern California 2014393%44Men
Open 20142099%80284Men
Games 20133721%47Men
Northern California 2013490%44Men
Open 201326299%52169Men
Open 201216499%25027Men
Open 201123797%8620Men

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