No Gym? No Problem!

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I can very well relate to how hectic life can be at times. Oftentimes, because of this craziness it pushes us father from our goals inside the gym. Whether it be work, kids games or family events; life happens! But we can still push to get closer to our goals if we’re able to plan […]

Adam Harder’s 3 Month Internship

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If you’ve been to Iron Valley Barbell in the past three months then you’ve definitely noticed some of the changes that have been occurring. Most, if not all, have involved myself. I’m Adam Harder, Iron Valley Barbell’s Gym Manager and Personal Trainer/Athlete Trainer. Three months ago I was a high school wrestling coach looking for […]

IVB Spotlight – Nick Striker

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Nick Striker has been following the Max Effort Muscle team since 2014-2015. Being in Indianapolis already, it was a no brainer for him to check out Iron Valley Barbell when Zach opened it up. Unfortunately, Nick was locked into another gym contract ands couldn’t make the transition yet. He followed the growth of the gym, and […]

IVB Spotlight – Griffin Wallizer

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Griffin Wallizer grew up in Indianapolis and attended Anderson University where he played four years of college football. Working out in that collegiate environment gave him a different feeling and was something he was searching for in the offseason, as well as post-graduation. He followed Zach Homol for a few years before Iron Valley ever […]

Breaking Down The Squat

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Zach Homol – @ZachHomolPower The squat is simple; just stand up with it! HA, if only it was that easy. Well, for a lot of people it really is going down and then coming back up. More times than not though, those people do not see the same progression that they would like to in […]

Zach Kotecki’s Story

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Zach Kotecki – @ZachKoteckiFitness My passion for fitness and impacting others ignited after a life threatening injury that should have left him paralyzed. At 16 years old I suffered a broken neck (C3 fracture) after losing my footing while running sprints and hitting the wall headfirst at full speed. I heard 2 cracks when I […]