Athlete Profile

Athlete: Greg Major

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North Central
Bulldog CrossFit
192 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk250 lb
Snatch190 lb
Deadlift455 lb
Back Squat385 lb
Max Pull-ups25


Greg is President and CEO of Bulldog Bootcamp & CrossFit and has been a certified personal trainer since 1989. A lifelong athlete, he played semi-pro football in the 1980s, won the Chicagoland Natural Bodybuilding title in 1992. In addition, Greg completed his first marathon in 2000 in Chicago. "The Major" is an avid inline roller speed skater. In 1998 he set the record for the Northshore Inline Marathon (26.2 miles) in his age group (1hr 6mn 24sec.) which still stands today. In 2005 won the Hoyt Lakes, MN 1/2 marathon and finished 2nd in the Pro Veterans (age 45+) division at the Northshore Inline Marathon. "The Major" is very passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals and helping them live a healthier, fit lifestyle. He fulfilled his life's calling by establishing Bulldog Bootcamp Co. with his wife, Michelle, in January 1999. Greg discovered CrossFit in 2007 and realizing it was perfect fit with his philosophy on fitness, opened Bulldog CrossFit in February of 2009. In addition to running Bulldog Bootcamp & CrossFit, Greg is committed to teaching his two daughters that being active and fit is lot's of fun. CrossFit Level I Certified CrossFit Football Certified CrossFit Kids Certified Coaches Prep Course USAW Level 1 Sports Performance 11th place 2012 CrossFit Games Masters 55-59


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat Paleo mostly

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

Owner of Bulldog CrossFit

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I regularly play recreational sports

Swimming, Football, Rugby, Running, Inline Speedskating.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

As a masters athlete, I listen to my body. Proper rest and recovery leads to higher quality workouts and progress.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

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