Marcus Filly is the creator, founder, and CEO of Functional Bodybuilding. He is a 6x CrossFit Games athlete (2016 12th fittest) and has decades of experience coaching and designing both individual and group training programs. Marcus has an extensive training background and has also competed in baseball, golf, and Division 1 collegiate soccer.
Marcus’s passion for helping others live healthy lives led him partway through medical school until he turned his career focus to coaching. After the peak of his competitive CrossFit career, suffering from burnout and injury, he developed training that blends bodybuilding methods with functional movements to help others look good and move well - with a focus on longevity, strength, and aesthetics. His online fitness and nutrition programs are enjoyed by participants around the world. He also hosts the Look Good Move Well podcast. Marcus lives in Novato, CA with his wife, Megan, and two daughters.
Marcus' Essential Gear Picks
50 Thrusters 45lb
30 Pull Ups
Advice To Your Younger Self:
Choose your relationships carefully and invest deeply in the ones that matter most to you.
What’s On Top Of Your Rucking Playlist:
Diary of a CEO
Modern Wisdom Podcast
Favorite Beer / Coffee Order:
Ristretto Shot or Single-origin V60 pour over