Powerlifting Team

Holly, Franci, Katie, Robi, Cameron, Laura, Kathryn


Training powerlifting since: Dec 2018
Favorite lift: Squat
Goals: Overall wellness
Why team BTA: The inclusive training environment plus the fact these athletes have become some of my most dear friends!
Quote: Not by strength or by might, but by My spirit says the Lord God of Armies.

Franci (Ferrari)

Training powerlifting since: Nov 2018
Favorite lift: Squat!
Goals: Squat 3 plates, Deadlift 3 plates, Bench 1 plate.
Why team BTA: I love the atmosphere, and training with a team.
Quote: "You try the impossible to achieve the unusual." -Floyd Patterson


Training powerlifting since: Nov 2018
Favorite lift: Deadlift for sure
Goals: 1.5x bw squat, bw bench, 2x bw deadlift
Why team BTA: It's not just a gym, it's family. Heidi really makes the whole experience curated to your personal goals.
Quote: "All the golden land's ahead of you and all kinds of unforeseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you're alive to see" - Jack Kerouac

Robi (Iceman)

Training powerlifting since: 2017
Favorite lift: Deadlift
Goals: To be healthy and deadlift 700.
Why team BTA: Amazing coach, aswesome family/ team environment, & a killer gym!
Quote: Something not appropriate, I'm sure.


Training powerlifting since: Sep 2019
Favorite lift: Deadlift
Goals: Get strong
Why team BTA: Small group training


Training powerlifting since: August 2019
Favorite lift: Bench
Goals: To complete a pull-up and continue to stay fit and have definition.
Why team BTA: Great people from all walks of life that have come together as a family. Heidi really cares about learning correct technique for your success.
Quote: If you want something you never had, you have to do something you've never done. - Thomas Jefferson


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Strongman Team

Heidi, Bailey, Samantha, Rebecca, Brody, Sheri, Bryce, Trish, Ben, Ashlee, Ryan, Andrew


Training strongman since: 2015
Favorite event: Any kind of carry.
Least favorite event: Pressing
Goals: Bulk up to middleweight and stay competitive
Why team BTA: I genuinely have fun with my team.


Training strongman since: since 2015
Favorite event: all of them because they push me to be a better athlete
Least favorite event: all of them because I'm tired
Goals: to be competitive at nationals and to create a stronger strongman community for women
Why team BTA: Because I love the vibe and the people. Such a fun place to train.
Quote: "I'm tired boss"


Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: Log and Axle Clean and Press
Least favorite event: Deadlift
Goals: Lift a 300lb stone
Why team BTA: BTA has a good environment and I enjoy being part of the team.
Quote: β€œI will know what you are if you tell me what you think about when you don't have to think.” David O. Mckay


Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: atlas stones and deadlift
Least favorite event: overhead pressing
Goals: podium in open
Why team BTA: It's a great group atmosphere with a lot of knowledgeable people who want to help you improve
Quote: What's coming will come and we'll meet it when it does.


Training strongman since: Summer 2019
Favorite event: Training with my BTA team
Least favorite event: Atlas Stones
Goals: Improve strength and endurance without injuring myself
Why team BTA: Love the atmosphere and the gym. It is a positive and encouraging environment
Quote: It’s about quality not Quantity


Training strongman since: September 2019
Favorite event: Carries for sure!
Least favorite event: Deadlift for reps πŸ‘ŽπŸ»
Goals: to be competitive at Nationals
Why team BTA: Because the atmosphere drives me to be better
Quote: "If he dies...he dies"


Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: Any overhead press
Least favorite event: Deadlift
Goals: Compete in the open for my weight class
Why team BTA: I LOVE the people and the equipment is awesome


Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: Stones
Least favorite event: Circus Dumbbell
Goals: Get super freaking strong
Why team BTA: It's the best team!


Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: Truck pull
Least favorite event: Atlas stone
Goals: Get strong as a gorilla bear
Why team BTA: Staff is passionate and the environment is just what I needed.
Quote: "You only believe in science. That's probably why we never win." -Nacho


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Training strongman since: 2019
Favorite event: Deadlift and log press
Least favorite event: Axle press
Goals: 800 lb deadlift, 325 lb log press, 400 lb stone to platform, 650 lb squat
Why team BTA: Heidi
Quote: Once more into the fray, into the last good fight I'll ever know. Live and die on this day, live and die on this day.


Training strongman since:
March 2020 Favorite event: No favorite event yet
Least favorite event: No least favorite event yet
Goals: To compete in a Strongmann Comp in the near future.
Why team BTA: BTA Kicks Ass!
Quote: Miracle Max the Wizard: Beat it or I'll call the brute squad! Fezzik: I'm on the brute squad. Miracle Max the Wizard: You ARE the brute squad