254: Alan Thrall on Strength Training, Gym Business & Growth Mindset


STRONG Life Podcast ep 254 with Alan Thrall.

This was a LOG overdue podcast with Alan. I've been following Alan's training and online presence for a while now and it's been awesome to watch him and his business grow.

Alan is the owner of Untamed Strength in Sacramento, Ca. His gym caters to powerlifting, strongman and all around strength training. He is the sole owner / operator and has NO employees. He edits his own videos, runs his gym and is about to expand his gym for the 3rd time.

Alan is on IG Here: https://www.instagram.com/untamedstrength/

YouTube Here: https://www.youtube.com/c/AlanThrall/videos

In this episode we discuss the following topics:

  • What time Alan wakes up for training & working
  • The influence of being in the Marines
  • What inspired Alan to start his training business, Untamed Strength
  • What effect covid had on his business, especially in California which has been brutal for gym owners

  • The ins and outs of running his gym which is a 24 hr gym
  • My $3K business lunch with Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Why your gym should NOT be everyone & Saying "No" to the wrong people who don't fit your vision
  • The "balance" of business & fatherhood
  • How covid impacted Alan's gym and how he adjusted to keep his business going strong
  • How Alan operates his entire business with ZERO employees
  • Trip down memory lane: high school Football workouts & athletic warm ups
  • Bringing in new members to the gym via "the interview process"

What a BEAST this interview was, loaded with wisdom from training, life and business.

Please enjoy, share & leave a 5 star review. I am grateful for the 5 star reviews. Your review helps us BIG time.


Here's how to Leave a 5 Star Review for The STRONG Life Podcast:

Leave a Review on Apple Podcasts HERE



STRONG Life Resources:

Operation Thunder: The Warehouse Gym Project

Online Coaching: Gladiator STRONG (7 Days FREE Trial)

Underground Strength Coach Certification


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

"Zach Even - Esh is the Charles Atlas of Powerlifting / Weightlifting / Athletic Training. He is a walking inspiration. A kick in the ass for all of us."
- Steven Pressfield, World Renown Author
War of Art & Turning Pro

Get Zach’s Best Bodyweight & Strength Training Programs for FREE!

Become an Underground Strength Insider

I HATE spam as much as you