December Newsletter & Athlete Spotlight




Don’t let the HOLIDAY hype get in the way of your workout. Make sure you come in and work off those Holiday Treats we know we all love.

Jaime began Crossfit in 2010. She started at GOAT when it was in a garage. She is considered an “OG” Member of GOAT.

“My favorite thing about CrossFit Goat is that we are family. We share each other’s triumphs and failures. Well food too, family always eats together lol. ”

“I love doing Crossfit because our workouts are always different. They challenge us in a new way every day, which leaves room for constant growth and improvement.”

Jaime’s favorite movements are thrusters and pull-ups. “My whole life has changed since starting crossfit. Not many people know this but I used to smoke for years (awful I know). I was scared to death to step foot into a gym. About a year before joining crossfit, I stopped smoking. Amanda talked me into trying crossfit, and I finally agreed after much resistance. I have not looked back since.”

Jaime has been married to her husband Justin for 13 years. They have three children; Bradley (16), Jackson (11), and Jorga (8).

Keep up the great work and positive attitude Jaime!!

We want to thank everyone that participated in the 30-Day Challenge. We saw big results and are very proud of your hard work.

The winners of the challenge were James Leatherbarrow and Angela Brooks! Congratulations to both of you. Now go collect your money!!

REMINDER – We still have some room left in the show donation box. 
Goat will be collecting gently worn shoes for the World Wear Project and for every pound donated we will contribute the proceeds to the House of Grace in Thailand. This is the organization headed by Emily and James Leatherbarrow that prevents little girls from entering the sex slave trade industry.

BRIAN FOX will be back to GOAT Sunday 12/4. Sign up is now available on the members only page. Be sure you sign up! $40 for 30 minute session! He is well worth the money and time! Your muscles will thank you!
Ben Seagraves will be back to GOAT on Saturday 12/17. He specializes in dry needling, if you have never tried this before we would highly recommend it. Sign up will be posted on the GOAT Facebook page as it gets closer. $45 will get you a 30 minute session.

When: Saturday 12/17
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Crossfit Goat

Goat is providing the HAM. Bring a side dish and $20 white elephant gift.
Workouts on Saturday 12/17 will end directly at 10:00 a.m. for the Holiday Party.
There is a sign up sheet in the front! Come join in on the Holiday Fun!!

Join us Saturday 12/17 at Glow Beauty Lounge in Buford, GA. Sign up sheet for times and services is with Samantha, make sure you get with her if you are interested in a night of pampering.

Join us on Christmas Eve (Saturday 12/24) at 9:00 a.m.
as we do our annual 12 Days of Christmas Workout!!
You can bring a friend to this workout, we will scale as needed for new people.
Gym will close at 10:00 a.m.
There will be NO OPEN GYM
  • Christmas Eve Saturday 12/24 – 9:00 a.m. ONLY
  • Monday 12/26 – 9:00 a.m. ONLY
  • New Year’s Eve Saturday 12/31  – 9:00 a.m. ONLY
  • New Year’s Day Monday 1/2 – CLOSED
    10:00 a.m. Saturday class will now be OPEN GYM ONLY. There will be no coach. This is a time to come in and work on stuff.

    Join Coach Greg and Coach Amanda as they help us in teaching a
    Olympic Lifting Class.
    When: Thursday Nights
    Where: Crossfit Goat
    When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Have you checked out our new website? If not be sure to take a look at it! A lot of things have been updated and added! Go to www.crossfitgoat.com

    UPCOMING Save the Dates!

    Make sure you check out the community board for the next

    *Saturday January 7th
    ICE SKATING in Sugar Hill

    *Saturday January 14th – 15th
    WODAPALOOZA in Miami. We have some people going down to watch. Join in on the fun.


    Are you a member of our gym but not a member of the GOAT MEMBERS ONLY PAGE on Facebook?! Make sure you get with Amanda, Jennifer, or Samantha on how to be apart of the social media fun! This page is for members only, we post updates, changes, and birthday announcements. Get in on the frenzy!!
    We now have our new Fresh-N-Fit Cuisine Fridge located right inside of GOAT. There are 5 different menu items to choose from: Healthy Mix/Low Carb/Vegetarian/Gluten Free/Paleo. If you are interested in seeing the different menus along with the costs, log on to www.freshnfitcuisine.com . Fresh-N-Fit  delivers fresh twice a week. Make sure to use the promo code cfg05 to save 5%.

    We now sell both regular, coconut water, and FitAid in the gym. They are $3.00. Cash or Card accepted. Cards are processed at the end of the month. Make sure you sign your name on the board and what you took. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING!!

    We now have both EPIC and Progenex Bars available. They are $3.00.

    We have a lot of new apparel at our gym. Please make sure to check out the glass product box located in the front of the gym. If you are interested in anything please see a coach or Samantha to get your cart fully stocked!

    PROGENEX & REVIVE: We have a running tab of Progenex & Revive orders and submit these on a pretty consistent basis. Need a good protein or a pre-workout? Add your name and order to the whiteboard by the weight stack. 

    ADVOCARE: Interested in the products? Jennifer can help you figure out which product line will work best for you. If we don’t have it behind the glass case we can always order it. Check out www.advogoat.com

    Kids and Teens classes are Mondays and Wednesdays. Please give us a call at 770-995-8692 or email john@crossfitgoat.com to get your kids started!

    • Saturdays from 9-10AM is our free community class. Bring your family, friends, or any ol’ stranger you meet off the street. We’d like to keep drop-ins for experienced CrossFitters only. 10-11 we run a OPEN GYM ONLY.
    • Questions about your membership or account with us? Be sure to get with Jennifer Bagwell jennifer@crossfitgoat.com
    • Ideas about our community calendar? Be sure to let our Community Planner Samantha Blahut know samantha.blahut@fisherbroyles.com
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