Welcome to Strive Strength and Conditioning! Our mission is to empower people to be happier, healthier, and more successful in life. We’re a family first, a gym second. Whatever your health and fitness goals are, our experienced coaches and supportive members will help you get there. We promise to teach you, hold you accountable, and cheer you on every step of the way.
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Pump & Burn
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|10 classes: $161||20 classes: $261|
|Membership add-on: $70/mo|
Our 60 minute class is high intensity training at it’s finest. Workouts combine a variety of functional movements - everything from cardio and gymnastics to power lifting and Olympic lifting. Our coaches will guide you through weight training and/or cardio exercises. Every workout can be safely scaled for beginning, intermediate, and advanced athletes.
Our Pump & Burn classes are a great alternative or supplement to Group Cross-Training. It's a one-hour class of equal amounts of strength training (Pump) and conditioning (Burn). PUMP is a total body workout that builds solid, lean muscle. An expert trainer will guide you through movements that utilize dumbbells, kettlebells, and your own bodyweight. BURN is a high-energy cardio workout that will get your heart rate up and keep it there.
Barbell Club is designed to increase your confidence and ability with barbell lifts. In a small class, you’ll receive specific feedback and expert instruction in proper technique, form, and movement. Barbell Club is perfect for anyone who wants to get more comfortable with the barbell or strengthen their competitive edge with Olympic lifts.
Learn how to eat better without dieting or feeling deprived. A qualified nutrition coach will show you how making small changes to your eating habits will lead to BIG changes in your overall health and body composition. You’ll get the education, support, and accountability you need to finally achieve your goals. Most importantly, you will establish healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime!
Compete with yourself and others to become the best version of yourself! Start with a benchmark workout and body scan and track your progress for 90 days. With support from coaches and fellow challenge participants, prepare to be amazed at how much progress you can make.
Personal training ensures that you get coaching and programming that is specifically designed for your individual goals and abilities. It provides a higher level of attention and accountability to ensure your success.
Certifications: A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer, 1998, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, 2012, U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer, 2013, U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer - Instructor, 2014, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, 2014, Eat To Perform Nutrition Certification, 2016, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, 2017, CrossFit Adaptive Athlete Trainer, 2017, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach, 2018
Athan is a former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger. In addition to owning and coaching at two gyms, he currently serves as a Master Fitness Trainer for the U.S. Army. But don’t be intimidated- Athan has a big smile and a big heart. His mission in life is to help others achieve optimal health, deep human connection, and self-actualization.
Certifications: Bachelor's in Applied Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M. NASM PT certification, Yoga 1 certification, CF L1, CF L2, CF kids, CF Endurance, USA weightlifting sports performance coach
Kady was voted the Best Fitness Instructor in Bastrop for 2019. She has been coaching and competing for over seven years. Kady is knowledgeable, encouraging, and loud (in a good way). She’s a Fit Mom who believes that strength is beauty!
Certifications: USAW Advanced Sport Performance Coach, CF L1, CSCS
Cody is the founder of Fortitude Barbell Club and Operations Manager at Strive. With over seven years of experience in fitness coaching and six years in competitive weightlifting, Cody is sometimes referred to as “the Yoda of the Barbell” due to his ability to break down and teach complex movements.
Certifications: CF L1
Lexi is a former gymnast who fell in love with functional fitness in 2017. After receiving her Level 1 certification, Lexi brought her passion for community and newly-achieved coaching skills back to Strive. She creates a training environment that is fun, focused, and challenging for everyone.
Certifications: CF L1, CF Mobility Certificate, CF Gymnastics Certificate, Coached volleyball, basketball and track for 6 years
Jessica is an enthusiastic coach who has a passion for health and fitness. She was a competitive, multi-sport athlete growing up and she found CrossFit in 2009. Since then, Jessica has cultivated her love of fitness by attending seminars, securing certifications, and participating in local competitions.
Certifications: CF L1
Rebekah was a crisis counselor for victims of domestic violence for over 15 years, which is where she learned to meet a person's emotional needs and that has now brought her to a place at Strive where she can translate those tools into coaching.
Certifications: Bachelor's in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Health and Fitness Management from Texas State (2020). NASM-CPT, CF L1
Sarah fell in love with fitness in 2014 after taking a weightlifting class in college. It eventually led her to Strive, where she found home. She is passionate about evidence-based fitness, strength training, and having fun while training hard.
Best coaches, members, and workouts I’ve ever experienced. STRIVE seriously changed my fitness forever and I can’t imagine my life without it. Long live STRIVE!
Great place, not only do you get into the best shape of your life, but you become part of a community, A FAMILY. I have made the most sincere connections in this gym. The goals set/accomplished here are far more than what you could ever find in any work-our session! Come see what MY family is about!
Let me preface this by saying that I would have never thought that I would, at any point, be a member of a Crossfit gym. I've never felt more welcome and supported and after 9 months of being a member, I can't imagine being anywhere else.
I spent years at another local gym. Made progress but wasn't never obtaining my fitness goals. CrossFit has literally changed my life for the better. Within months of doing CrossFit I am closer to my fitness goals than I ever have been. What I also love about it above all is the family type atmosphere at CrossFit Strive. Everyone lifts one another up and is so encouraging. The coaching is top notch. No matter where you are in your current fitness level you can participate in the workouts. If you want a better version of you and willing to put in the work start doing CrossFit now!!!
My brother lives in Bastrop so I drop in here when I'm in town visiting. Always a great workout. Athan and the gang are super helpful and welcoming. Great workouts and great people.