Athlete Profile

Athlete: Brian Quinlan

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Mid Atlantic
CrossFit Explode
CrossFit Explode
219 lb


Filthy 5018:00
Fight Gone Bad451
Sprint 400m1:02
Run 5k21:00
Clean & Jerk305 lb
Snatch255 lb
Deadlift485 lb
Back Squat465 lb
Max Pull-ups53



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat whatever is convenient

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

“We have a better team this year. ... Everyone is excited to go to the Games and the goal is always to do our best, but this year we want to place top three. Our experience as a team will help...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
Strategy paid off for CrossFit Explode, CrossFit Syndicate and Rising Orange in the Mid Atlantic team competition. A year ago, Brad Weiss and Luke Espe of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
Strict handstand push-ups were the separator on Day 2 of team competition in the Mid Atlantic.  Hopes are set high for today’s team events. College Hill CrossFit...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
“No one likes to fall short of a goal ... I’m not sure what the future holds, but I’m sure this won’t be the end of it.” For the past four years, Steve Pinkerton of CrossFit Vitality...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.22.14
"There is no routine in CrossFit. Are you working hard and being consistent? If you are, then you’re doing it." Photos courtesy of Dave Aloisio Cody Loeffler has been doing...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.26.14
“After the first few workouts, it was a fair assessment that we would do well. How well was still up in the air.” CrossFit Explode held two combines prior to the 2013 Open to...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.17.13
“I really wanted to put the dumbbell down, but I looked right and I was slowly catching everybody in front of me so it was motivating for me to just keep going.” ~Nate Schrader...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
The CrossFit Explode team sits in second place after Day 1. Ben Hollingshaus caught up with the team to discuss the first day events.  "Day 1 was probably our biggest worry, as far as workouts," said...
Video, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
“I literally thought about getting beat last year every day from leaving here on Sunday to yesterday to today ... I’m gonna do everything I can to make it a different outcome this year." ~...
Article, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
The Open kicked off in Mid Atlantic with a live announcement in Concord, N.C. at CrossFit Vitality.   The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open kicked off with a live broadcast event from the...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13