4th Annual JD’s Gym Fall Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

Join us for our annual fall strongman/strongwoman competition. This will be a U.S.S. sanctioned competition where the top three in the Open. Masters, and Teen classes qualify for Nationals. Divisions: Teen Men (one class) Teen Women (one class) Novice Women: Lightweight (165.4lbs). Open Women: Lightweight (165.4lbs). Novice Men: Lightweight (198.4lbs) Open Men: Lightweight (

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Congrats to Ryan Benson – 2nd place at the Strongman National Championships

Congrats to JD’s Gym athlete, Ryan Benson, who took second place in the Men’s Teen Lightweight Division this weekend at the Strongman National Championships.

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JD’s Gym is on the Iron Minds Podcast this week. Check it out.

Check out the latest Iron Minds Podcast where we discuss all things JD’s Gym and Iron Fighting Alliance. If you enjoy it, feel free to share and like/subscribe to the Iron Minds Podcast. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/iron-minds-podcast/id1239251951?mt=2#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F328732101

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The Strength Tour’s write-up on JD’s Gym

This past week, Michael, from Strength Tour stopped by to train at the gym and write an article about us. He did an excellent job. Check out at strengthtour.com or click the link below. New article is up on my most recent visit to JD'S GYM! Click the link, check it out and share it! […]

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4th Annual Summer Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

Huge objects will be pressed, a car will be lifted, stones will be hoisted, and you won’t want to miss it. Join us for this exciting strongman/strongwoman competition. The event is free to all spectators. This competition will have teen, novice, and open classes. The entry fee is $40 which includes a contest T-shirt. If […]

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Dewayne Watson- Member of the Month for March

Congratulations to DeWayne Watson the member of the month for March! People all over the country often refer to JD’s Gym as the strongest gym in Saint Louis. Dewayne Watson definitely adds legitimacy to this statement. Since he began seriously lifting last May, he has added over a hundred pounds to both his bench press […]

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Iron Fighting Alliance

We are starting our own mma promotion! Partnering with Scott Health and Fitness, JD’s Gym will be putting together mma events. Our first promotion IFA # 1 will be on April 22nd, check it out. https://www.facebook.com/ironfightingalliance/

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4th Annual November Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

Join us for our annual fall strongman/strongwoman competition. This will be a U.S.S. sanctioned competition where the top three in the Open. Masters, and Teen classes qualify for Nationals. Divisions: Teen Men (one class) Teen Women (one class) Novice Women: Lightweight (148.4lbs). Open Women: Lightweight (148.4lbs). Novice Men: Lightweight (198.4lbs) Open Men: Lightweight (

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Ben Wolf – Member of the month for October

Congratulations to Benjamin Wolf, the Member of the Month for October! Ben came to us a few years ago as a 16 year old high school kid looking to start some serious training. In that time, he has built himself into a strong young man who just earned a hard fought victory in his first […]

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Tyler Arnold – Member of the Month for May

Congratulations to Tyler Arnold the Member of the Month for May! For many individuals, weight lifting is therapy. Hoisting hundreds of pounds of iron can serve not only as a mechanism to exercise a person’s muscles, but can also provide an outlet to exorcise personal demons as well. Over the past few months, Tyler Arnold […]

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