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Affiliate Review: No Excuses CrossFit

April 11, 2019 by
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Website: No Excuses CrossFit
Address: 305 Shawnee N Dr #600, Suwanee, GA 30024
Hours: Schedule
Programming: In-house by Chris Fischer, who is a CrossFit Level 2 Coach, has BS Exercise Science, USA Olympic Lifting Performance Coach, OPEX Assessment CCP, KBC Level 1 Coach and NASM CPT.


This week I dropped into No Excuses CrossFit in Buford Georgia, located 35 miles northeast of Atlanta in Suwanee, which was named best places to live in the country by Money Magazine. No Excuses CrossFit affiliated in 2008 and is located in an industrial park with excellent parking and good signage. This is a massive space at over 11,000 square feet, loaded with the following equipment;

  • Rogue and Lynx bumper plates
  • Three pull up rigs
  • 40 barbells — from 15 pounds to 45 pounds
  • Three bathrooms
  • 30 parking places
  • 15 rowing machines, five Assault Bikes, two ski ergs
  • Dumbbells  from five pounds to 100 pounds
  • Kettlebells from nine pounds to 88 pounds
  • 200-meter loop behind the building for running
  • 16 back squat stations
  • Kitchen area with full-size refrigerator, microwave and sink….

They also have a huge retail area with everything you need to compliment your fitness. They sell Ascent Protein, SFH, and Progenex supplements. The pro shop also includes Kill Cliff, T-shirts, tank tops, hats, wrist wraps, and headbands. No Excuses also features a vending machine with snacks for athletes and children. Additionally, No Excuses CrossFit has won the Gwinnett Daily Post Readers Choice Award in, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018.

No Excuses CrossFit is a destination CrossFit for those athletes or affiliate owners who are traveling in the area.

How to Drop-In

After searching the area on the Find Me a Box link… the name just rang out to me, so I immediately went to their website and found the Drop-In information. I received an email within the hour from Brandon Brigman owner operator with instructions on how to drop-in and class specifics.

Specialty Offerings

Childcare, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Teens, Barbell Club, Weightlifting and Gymnastics clinics.

Annual Comps and Fundraisers

Host for Granite Games Throwdown and Atlanta Affiliate League. Birthday Bash is an annual celebration of the gym and raises money to buy Christmas gifts for children and seniors at the North Gwinnett Co-Op. No Excuses CrossFit also participates in Battle of the Boxes, which collects Thanksgiving meal boxes for the North Gwinnett Co-Op.

About the Owner

No Excuses CrossFit was founded by Kyle Maynard in 2008. Kyle was born a congenital amputee and is a motivational speaker based out of San Diego. Brandon Brigman took over ownership in August 2018 after four years as the gym’s General Manager. Brandon has been with No Excuses since January 2010 when he started as a member, then coach, GM, and now owner.

Follow me across the country on the road to 600 drop-ins!!!

The CrossFit Nomad

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