Chriss Smith Jr.

Founder & Co-Owner a.k.a. “Quatro Duece”

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Chriss is a former Navy SEAL with more than 12 years experience in the SEAL Teams and other Special Mission Operations.  He fully understands the necessity of full body fitness and the role it plays in everyday life.  Chriss believes that the psychology of sport, fitness and fun play a vital role in the success of a healthy lifestyle.  His mission is to help others overcome self-doubt and their perceived limitations, allowing them to unleash their warrior within.

What’s your favorite workout?

Well if you consider “Rest” a Workout, that would be my choice, but my favorites are usually body weight WOD’s,  “Cindy” and “Elizabeth.”

When you’re not CrossFit-ting, you’re…

Running trails, riding my motorcycle or building something for the gym.

Advice for someone starting or wanting to start CrossFit

Don’t be intimidated, everything can be scaled.

Certifications, Experience, Honors

  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • CrossFit HQ, Level 1  Seminar Staff Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 1 Olympic Lifting Certification
  • CrossFit Level 1 Triathlon Certification
  • CrossFit Endurance Certification
  • CrossFit Power Lifting Certification
  • SEALFit Level 2 Certified Trainer
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • POSE Running Certification
  • CrossFit Mobility and Recovery Certification
  • Athletes Performance Tactical Mentorship Certification
  • Competitive Ultra Marathon Runner
  • Multisport Athlete
  • Winner of Discovery Channels “One Man Army  ep 5″
  • Certified Life Coach