What to Expect at Elite Edge

Lose Weight Fast
& Maintain Your New Lifestyle Forever

Over 5,000 people like you have lost 20 or more pounds with the famous Elite Edge 6 Week Challenge, but Elite Edge is more than just a six-week programit is a total life transformation center. Life can be overwhelming and it’s hard to find the time to take care of yourself, but Elite Edge is built around kids, hectic schedules, multiple jobs and responsibilities so you can feel empowered to reach and maintain your fitness goals. You know you should be doing something to take care of your health, but you don’t know what to do. Start here!

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A Culture Designed for Your Fitness Success

At Elite Edge we are much more than just a gym or a group of people who workout together. We are truly a family. The support and friendship from other members extends far beyond the four walls of our gym. Our program is based on relationships and you are not just another number. With a group training fitness model that encourages teamwork and the creation of friendships, members are able to work toward a common goal in their weight loss journeys. With a team of people experiencing the same things as you and rooting for your success, you are empowered to achieve outstanding results!

Fast, Safe, & Effective Trainings Designed by Experts

The art of developing healthy habits of working out is to maximize your heart and muscles while minimizing wear and tear on your joints. It is an all-too-common training tragedy when you leave the gym worse off than you were beforehand. There are a lot of trendy workout programs that promise quick results, but wreck your joints and leave you feeling like you got run over by a truck. Join Elite Edge, and train with a program designed by renowned training experts. The Elite resistance training program is designed by former University of Iowa powerlifting coach and all-time world record holder Kyle Keough, one of only six people to ever hold all-time records for bench press, squat, and deadlift in two weight divisions. Founder and CEO of Elite Edge, Joe Brammer, designs Elite’s High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts with a background as a UFC Veteran and Best Selling Author of Rapid Body Makeover. With a high level of expertise, Elite Edge focuses on the safest, most effective training programs while incorporating cutting-edge training methods in a way that always keeps you safe and feeling good!

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You Will Never Have to do the Same Boring Routines

At Elite Edge Transformation Center we utilize a variety of the following equipment/workouts to change up your routine while working efficiently toward quick results. Each Elite location is also equipped with nutritional supplements and amenities to suit your needs for childcare and more.


A high-energy combination of martial arts and fast-paced cardio that burns calories, improves coordination, and builds lean muscle.

Barbell Weight Training

A long bar with weights attached at the end is used to build strength in your arms through different exercises.

Suspension Training (TRX)

A system of ropes and elastic webbing to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability using gravity and your own body weight.

Agility Training

These drills are high-intensity and designed to work all of the muscles in your legs, core, and tendons.


Easy to use and fun, rowers work several major muscle groups in both your upper and lower body all while getting your heart pumping.


Use kettlebells in endless ways to perform cardio, strength, and/or flexibility training.


A similar shape to a bowling pin, these weights are held at one end and swung to develop strong connective tissue.

Battle Ropes

Versatile ropes are used to work abs, back, glutes, and upper body. These can also be used for challenging cardio exercises.


Just as it sounds, sandbags are heavy bags filled with weight that can be used for strength training, grip strength, and more.


A classic yet effective method of working arms and shoulders, dumbbells are used in a variety of ways to enhance training.

Turf Training

Ditch the treadmill or hard pavement for a softer surface to run and exercise on, lowering your chance of impact-related injury.

Body Weight Training

A broad category of training, these exercises utilize your own body weight to achieve a safe and effective workout.

The InBody Machine

Quickly and accurately measure and analyze your body composition to track your progress and set goals throughout your Elite Edge experience.

Nutritional Supplement Shop

A variety of supplements are available for purchase. Work with our nutrition coach to explore personalized regimens.

Kids Play Zone

Elite Edge facilities are built with a designated kids play zone, so you can keep an eye on your children while you complete a 45 minute workout.

Locker Room Facilities

Elite Edge provides private lockers, showers, and changing areas for your convenience.

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Workout Options That Anyone Can Do

Every body is different, and each person begins their fitness journey at a different skill level. No matter how much you weigh or how out of shape you are, you deserve the opportunity to get healthy through effective training. That’s why Elite Edge trainers are always ready to modify your workout program to fit your individual fitness goals and fitness level. Whether you are a total beginner or a fitness buff, our professional trainers will modify your workout with progression and regressions to make sure you are achieving your fitness goals.

Don’t Wait Another Month to Lose the Weight.