Memberships to Meet Every Need

No matter what level you are—from novice to professional—Utah Iron has what you need to reach the next level.

Open Gym

Train when you want with 24/7 access to the gym. No excuses!

Classes

Utah Iron offers a variety of classes, including a powerlifting barbell club, an explosive performance class for athletes, and strongman training.

Personal Coaching

Utah Iron's highly-qualified coaches provide best-in-class personal coaching for all ability levels.

 

Braydon "Baby Bear" Barrett

Braydon "Baby Bear" Barrett

Strength Coach

Braydon Barrett has years of experience in the fitness industry, both as a competitor and a coach, where he has been a certified strength coach for the past five years. In his career, he has helped over 300 clients achieve their fitness goals. Braydon specializes in strength training and injury prevention, where he interned under top performance specialists and physical therapists. Further, he has spent the past four years studying the Starting Strength Method by Mark Rippetoe, including personalized instruction.

Chelsea Nixon

Chelsea Nixon

Nutritionist

Chelsea Nixon graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Wellness. Over the years she has cultivated a passion for the human body and sports performance as well as helping people create lasting change. She worked with both the BYU Football team and the BYU Women’s Basketball team—creating nutrition plans, and assisting during in-practice fueling. In addition to her work in the athletic sphere, she has also worked in corporate wellness, helping employees achieve weight loss and create healthy behaviors. She has gone on to assist in a weight loss bootcamp where she presented on nutrition and worked with clients one-on-one to create meal plans that fit their lifestyles and goals.

Kaija Bramwell

Kaija Bramwell

Strength Coach

Kaija Bramwell comes to Utah Iron with a plethora of athletic and weightlifting experience. Having spent 12 years competing in track and field events, Kaija holds a number of state and national records in pole vault and decathlon. Kaija was a pole vaulter for the BYU track team her freshman year before deciding to pursue weightlifting full time.

A competitive weightlifter the past six years, some of Kaija’s awards include: youth, junior, and university national champion; 5x junior national medalist; 2x American open medalist; 2x senior national medalist (2018 runner up); International Medalist Youth Pan-ams; AZ and UT state record holder (youth-senior divisions). She has participated in a number of camps at the Olympic Training Center, trained with olympic athletes and coaches, and has represented team USA at youth worlds, youth pan-ams, junior worlds, junior pan-ams, and university worlds. Kaija is a certified USA Weightlifting Level 1 sports performance coach.

Kaija has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages. She has interned with Utah Speed Academy, coached high school weightlifting, subbed as a coach at Proven Strength, coached a strength and conditioning class at BYU, and coached olympic lifting clinics. She is excited to be a part of the Utah Iron team and help to build a community of strength.

Ben and Brittany May

Ben and Brittany May

Owners and General Managers

Ben and Brittany May are Utah Iron's general manager and assistant general manager, respectively.

Ben has been the general counsel and chief operating officer at a Washington, DC-based communications firm—Policy Impact Communications—for 10 years, where he now heads the firm’s Utah office. In that role he oversees all HR, legal, and financial concerns for the company. Ben has an MBA from Brigham Young University, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law. Ben enjoys powerlifting and is looking forward to playing a more meaningful role in the sport.

Brittany is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at Brigham Young University. She holds a Ph.D. in music education from The University of Utah, a Master of Music Education degree from Boston University, and Bachelor of Music in Music Education from The University of Utah.

Brittany was introduced to powerlifting in 2016 after having lost nearly 150 pounds through diet and exercise. She quickly developed a passion for the sport, which led her to competing in her first competition in December 2017. Her dedication to powerlifting has prompted her to look for opportunities to share her story with others in hopes of creating an inclusive community for lifters of all ability levels.

Utah Iron is proud to be a Hand Armor Chalk sponsored gym.

What Members Say

Bronson Glazier

Bronson Glazier

"Sweet set up. Awesome people. Best place to be for gains!"

Taylor Porter

Taylor Porter

We love Utah Iron—an amazing place where strength athletes can train and where people can have fun together while getting their workout in.

Anthony Stephens

Anthony Stephens

Utah Iron is an amazing place to train and achieve all of your strength gains!

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2591 W 700 S, Unit 8, Springville, UT 84663

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