How Can a 30 Day Challenge Help You?

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DATE › May 17, 2017
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If you’ve been in the gym lately, you might have seen some signs floating around asking if you’d like to win $500 or get a nutrition plan that is made for you. These signs are not just flare for my lovely desk. They are promoting our upcoming challenge, Fit by the Fourth! I had a client recently ask “Why do we have these 30 challenges? I thought this was a marathon, not a sprint.” This was great question. Yes, more than likely any fitness goal you have will be best seen with the the long game in mind, but a

4 Reasons and 1 Secret Why HitFit Beats Up (Pun Intended) Any Other Group Workout

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DATE › April 21, 2017
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We launched HitFit, our take on group boxing, last year and the response has been amazing! In order to celebrate our success, here are some important takeaways from our resident HitFitters:   1) It’s Not Just Your Arms, It is a TOTAL Body Workout "When I started HitFit I used my upper body exclusively, burning up my gas tank and tiring out my arms. Once Tony taught me more technique and how to relax my upper body, it shifted more of the load to my hips, legs, and core. This created a total body workout that helps me box at

Welcome Jason Neal!

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DATE › December 6, 2016
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Hello IFAST community! My name Jason Neal and I have recently been hired as a Strength Coach/Office Administrator. I have been visiting this site and reading this blog since I was a freshman in college so it’s surreal to be writing something for it. I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of such a talented and experienced team. I began weight training when I was about 14 and my Uncle Joe wrote me my first training program.  I loved the weight room in high school and the confidence it gave me on the ball diamond. I have always

Athletika Starting This Week!

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DATE › November 3, 2016
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With our Athletika classes rolling out this week, we've gotten a ton of interest about what they are, and who they're for. To make this super simple, I've done my best to get all of that information into one article. However, if you read this and still have questions, make sure to drop us an email at indyfast@gmail.com or call us at 317.578.0998. But for now, let's talk about Athletika! What is Athletika? Athletika is the IFAST-approved version of "bootcamp" or team-style training. Instead of our standard small group sessions, Athletika is a larger group setting where we'll have up

We’re Hiring A Part-Time Trainer

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DATE › October 5, 2016
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Are you experienced in teaching bootcamp-style group training and ready to bring your energy and excitement to one of the top gyms in the country? Apply to be an Athletika trainer today! WHAT MAKES OUR GROUP TRAINING DIFFERENT NO ONE-SIZE-FITS ALL HERE! Integrated progressions and regressions so every athlete is challenged at their current fitness level. High energy with a supportive group environment Trainer SMARTER not HARDER: Quick and time effective! CLASS TIMES Monday - Thursday, 5:30 & 6:30pm, with potential for growth TO APPLY Email the following to Tony at indyfast@gmail.com: Cover letter that includes how you heard about IFAST

Book Club starting at IFAST: I Thought It Was Just Me

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DATE › September 5, 2016
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At IFAST, we excitedly support our clients both in and out of the gym as they pursue personal growth and conscious living. Starting on September 13th, we invite any and all who are interested to join us in a book club for Brené Brown's, I Thought It Was Just Me: Making the Journey from "What Will People Think" to "I Am Enough".  Brown's book explores the concept of shame as the voice of perfectionism. Whether we’re talking about appearance, work, motherhood, health or family, it’s not the quest for perfection that is so painful; it’s failing to meet the unattainable expectations that

JOIN US TOMORROW! 8th IFAST Anniversary Party

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DATE › August 12, 2016
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WEIGHTS, COTTON CANDY, AND SUMOS, OH MY... On August 13th, IFAST will be celebrating our 8 Year Anniversary!  Free & Open to the Public POWERLIFTING MEET (10AM-1PM) Help cheer on our twenty men and women from across the Midwest who have pre-registered to compete. The public is invited to come cheer on the lifters and stay after for the party. ANNIVERSARY PARTY (1PM - 3-PM) ♦ BOUNCE HOUSE ♦ SUMO WRESTLING MATCHES ♦ POPCORN ♦ COTTON CANDY ♦ AN INDIANA BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE ♦ PRIZES ♦ AND MORE! Over the past eight years, IFAST has worked with clients of all ages, sizes, and abilities

On WISH-TV’s IndyStyle: What’s hot at the gym: Hit Fit Boxing

IFAST's own Italian Stallion, Tony Giuliano was at the WISH TV studio this morning to explain to the Indy Style audience a couple of boxing moves that anyone with a partner or punching bag at home. As explained by WISH TV: Get fit this summer with Hit Fit Boxing! IFAST Trainer Tony Giuliano chats with Annessa about the latest in exercise boxing. Tony says it’s hot right now because it’s a fun way to stay active and can be scaled to any strength or fitness level. Boxing also helps with anxiety and teaches trunk rotation and foundational movement qualities. Need some tips

On WISH-TV’s IndyStyle: Get in shape for summer with just one piece of equipment

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DATE › June 8, 2016
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IFAST's Mike Robertson and Lance Goyke made an appearance on Indy Style earlier this morning to show how adaptable a kettlebell can be for summer  right piece of training equipment canbe. aining youth athletes. As explained by WISH TV: Some of the best workouts are done with just ONE piece of equipment! How you ask? Mike Robertson, with IFAST, shows us how to get into shape using a single kettle ball, demonstrating goblet squats, KB swings and more!

ON WISH-TV’S INDY STYLE: WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE CLASS OFFERED

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DATE › April 12, 2016
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This morning, Circle City Safety owner and IFAST family member, Clint Cloys dressed up in IFAST black and red to make a hands-on appearance at WISH TV's Indy Style studio to promote the next Women's Self-Defense class. Annessa, Indy Style co-host, was able to punch, kick, and jab her way through the segment. Way to take a beating, Clint! Our next class is currently scheduled for May 7th from 8am-12pm. Class size is limited to 18.