Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training (THIRST) is home to one of Indiana’s premiere strength and conditioning facilities. THIRST has it’s roots in powerlifting from owner, Brandon Smitley. Brandon is an all-time world record holder, is a sponsored lifter with Elitefts, and has won some of the biggest powerlifting meets in the country. However, Brandon has competed in weightlifting at 63kg with a 80kg snatch and 105kg clean and jerk, with a 185kg total. During this time, he was interning under Wil Fleming, a highly respected weightlifting coach.
THIRST provides an atmosphere and training facility that can meet the needs for competitive olympic lifters of all levels. We’re the only public gym in Terre Haute, IN that has competition grade equipment and an atmosphere with competitive strength athletes.
At THIRST you won’t only find the team atmosphere positive and helpful in your success as a strength athlete, but also world class equipment and knowledge provided from Elitefts. Visit our membership page to learn more about how to join and see the best progress from your training.
Equipment Found At THIRST
3 Elitefts Power Racks
Elitefts Competition Bench
Nearly 40 Competition Barbells and Specialty Bars
Dumbbells to 145’s
2 Reverse Hypers
2 Glute Ham Raises
Westside Barbell Inverse Curl
Prowlers and Sleds
Bands and Chains
KG Bumpers and Change Plates
Variety of Free Weight and Cable Machines