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More than Just a Gym

CrossFit Mt Juliet is dedicated to making people’s lives better by making them more fit. We do this using varied, functional movement in short, intense workouts that are fun and effective.

CrossFit Mt Juliet is dedicated to making people fitter in a positive, friendly, Cheers-like (without the beer) environment. CrossFit is the most effective physical fitness program in the world and it is our passion to bring it to as many people as possible. Athletes at CrossFit Mt Juliet will get personal attention as every athlete’s needs are different. We will work with you to help you to achieve your individual goals. That being said, the community that we create will be one of the driving factors in your individual success. We are not focused on developing the next CrossFit Games winner, although we are sure to have our fair share of fire-breathers. We are focused on making people’s lives better by enhancing their fitness. So, whether you are already fit and looking to take it to the next level, or if your fitness has lapsed and you want to get it back, CrossFit Mt Juliet can help you get there. The best part about it is that while you are working hard to improve yourself, you will also be having fun and developing strong, lasting friendships. There will be some suffering in the gym as you strive to attain your goals, but sharing that suffering with the other members of CrossFit Mt Juliet is what will forge those strong bonds of friendship that will become a priceless benefit of joining.

man lifting barbell above head
Valerie Lyman and dog

Valerie Lyman

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer | ACE Certified Personal Trainer

I’m a Nashville transplant that first found Crossfit in Portland, OR. My favorite part of Crossfit? Putting the fun in functional fitness, and the pun in punishing workouts. But seriously, Crossfit is my first ever athletic endeavor and if I can do it, I truly believe anyone can. When I’m not at the gym I enjoy taking as many pictures of my dogs as possible and trying every cold brew coffee in Nashville with my husband.

Leah Benner doing leg lifts hanging form a bar

Leah Benner

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer 

Louisiana native however part of the Mt Juliet community since 2006. My love for CrossFit started in 2016: to get fit but turned into much more than fitness – the community turned into family!
What keeps me busy outside of CrossFit is exploring the great outdoors, cooking, and diy projects. Also my 3 children, 3 dogs, 2 cats and husband keep me on my toes!