Brian Panasuk

Certficates: CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Masters Trainer, CrossFit Kids Trainer, CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer

Started CrossFit: 2011

Favorite Lift: Squat Snatch

Favorite Gymnastics Movement: Handstand Walk

Favorite  Benchmark WOD:  Linda

How did you get into CrossFit?

  • Peer pressure and curiosity

From where does your passion for fitness and  healthy living stem?

  • My family

What are some of the benefits you have seen from doing CrossFit?

  • More focused and higher energy levels

Why do you coach, and what motivates you to teach?

  • To share my knowledge and passion for CrossFit and to promote healthy living

What is your favorite food?

What are some things you like to do outside of CrossFit?

  • Yard work, cooking, traveling

Brian has been coaching at CFDA since 2013.  As a lifelong athlete, he has experience in a variety of sports including baseball, football, soccer, and rugby. Brian started doing CrossFit as means to follow his competitive spirit and take his fitness to the next level. Brian earned his Master of Public Health from Georgia State University and is passionate about improving people’s lives through healthy eating and active living. John F. Kennedy said one of Brian’s favorite quotes, “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."