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Your Trainers

Jonah Harris – Head Trainer

Caught in the blast of gamma radiation, this brilliant firefighter is cursed to transform in times of stress into the living engine of destruction known as The Hulk.

The Hulk’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 2 Certified
USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Certified Coach

Dee Grimes

The Silver Surfer wields the Power Cosmic granting him superhuman strength, stamina, durability, senses and the ability to absorb and manipulate the universe’s ambient energy for a variety of effects. He can augment his strength to incalculable levels, and is almost totally indestructible.

The Silver Surfer’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified
CrossFit Gymnastics certified

USAW State Record Holder
Restaurant Owners

Coby Collins

Jean Grey (Pheonix) is a mutant born with telepathic and telekinetic powers. Her powers first manifested when she completed her first WOD. She is a caring, nurturing figure, but she also has to deal with being an Omega-level mutant and the physical manifestation of the cosmic Phoenix Force.

Coby’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified
USPA Power lifter


Kerri Vines

X-23 was cloned from a damaged copy of Wolverine’s genome, X-23 was created to be the perfect killing machine. For years, she proved herself a notable assassin, though a series of events eventually led her to Brute Fitness, with whom she now seeks to turn her life around as a certified trainer.

Kerri’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Fire Fighter

Marathon Runner


Ashley Phillips Thomas

She-Ra is known for her incredible strength. Many times she has been shown to be able to lift not only full-grown men and robots, but also mountain-like rocks and buildings. She is also depicted as being extremely fast and acrobatic.  She-Ra also demonstrated a series of other abilities which appear to be more nurturing in nature such as empathic understanding, mental communication with animals and healing.

Whitney’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified


Competitive Powerlifter

Adventure racer


Karen Hammonds

Wonder Woman has superior strength, speed, agility, stamina, endurance. She is trained in Crossfit and Education and has the ability to talk to small children. Different Greek gods each blessed her with different powers. Demeter with strength, Aphrodite with beauty, Athena with wisdom, and Hestia with the lasso-of-truth. In addition to her natural powers she has great gear too! It is said that much of her strength comes from training, determination and channeling mental power into physical ability.

Wonder Woman’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 2 Certified

Science Teacher


Sheral Serafini

Supergirl is the last survivor of Argo City, Krypton. She was sent to Gadsden to acquire and gain control of her super powers under the watchful eye of her fellow trainers at Brute Fitness. She has the power to fly through any WOD.

Chandler’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

BS Nutrition

Masters Physical Therapy

Mu-Tsai Fang

Karate Kid is an original member of Brute Fitness. He is a master of every form of Exercise to have been developed by the 31st century. The extent of his skill is so great that he can compete in any type of hard Exercise with a single hand and was briefly able to hold his own against Superboy through use of what he called “Super Exercise”.

Mu-Tsai’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 2 Certified

USPA State Record Holder

Henry Culp

Professor X Senior Coach who has been through it all. Uses shear will power  and mental toughness to power through workouts and metal for the scarpyard.

Henry’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Demolition Expert

Jacob Freeman

Captain America This once skinny college basketball player was transformed through a series of WODs at Brute Fitness into the massive man he is today. By day he uses skills as a nurse to keep the Etowah County residents alive while at night training the members at Brute Fitness

Jacob’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Greatest Male Nurse Alive

Jimmy Patterson

Banshee This mild mannered ginger uses his super voice to motivate the 530a.m. athletes at Brute Fitness and then goes on to school to mold the minds and young athletes at Albertville Middle School

Jimmy’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

CrossFit Kids Certified

PE Teacher/Football and Track Coach

Justin Kyser

Batman has trained his body to be the ultimate peak of human WOD destroying potential. Strong and always has a plan on how to conquer any WOD. DARKNESS!

Justin’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

BS of Exercise Science

USAW State Record Holder

Trace Cromer

Barry Allen Flash finishes WODs in times as if made of lightning!

Trace’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Jason Rich

Dax the Destroyer  is a Gadsden Fire Medic who is in the Army Reserve. Keeps his body in top fighting shape destroying WODs at Brute Fitness

Jason’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Fireman and Paramedic

Gene Millican

Puck  is a aged but now immortal former salesman of fortune who now uses CrossFit at Brute Fitness to hone his body into the machine he is today. He keeps things under control on Sunday afternoons at Brute

Gene’s Acheivements:
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Mandi Roberts

Power Girl  this Krytonian superwoman is a mother of 3 who uses her super strength to toss around massive weights on the barbell.

Mandi’s Acheivements:

Bachelor Science Nursing
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

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