August 18th. 8am. Tug Of War Fundraising Event. $1 to participate

East Valley Arizona's ONLY true Strength Gym


Team American Raw

Help us support and cheer for our Team this coming weekend!

- USPA-IPL Phoenix Europa 

  • Aug 11-12
  • PHX Convention Center

- USAPL Southwest Regionals

  • Aug 11
  • PHX Mesa Marriott

Tug of War

Fundraising Event

Aug. 18th Saturday - 8am

2 person teams compete in a tournament style contest.

$1 per person to participate.

*Donations are welcome*

Help us gather donation and awareness for the Phoenix Children's Hospital.

About Us

Strength Gym Designed by Athletes

American Raw Fitness is a Strength Based Gym designed by athletes, for athletes.  Equipment provided is top of the line regardless of your fitness goals.  Rest assured that no stone was left unturned in providing the best possible atmosphere for your fitness needs. The intention is to purposely take the BS out of commercial fitness, and create an environment that caters to the specific needs of the serious lifter.


Competitive Atmosphere

Owner and Manager Christopher Knight trains alongside all team members.  His emphasis is a family based environment.  No need to sit in the corner with headphones.  You will be pushed to your limits everyday.  Strength athletes compete for in house records, and the drive for success is contagious and consistent. 

Growth and Education

American Raw Fitness is rugged enough for the most hardcore athlete, yet designed to provide all that's necessary to new lifters.  Membership includes courses without extra cost.  Courses offered include education with Large Movements (Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift), as well as general information about different training styles.  No need for intimidating atmosphere with awkward equipment.  It is the goal for all clients new and seasoned to feel confident in their training, and knowledgeable in their craft.


Free Seminar EVERY saturday - 10am


Cody Wilson

Cody Wilson is a strength and conditioning coach that utilizes the latest scientific research to tailor make his programming.  His coaching style involves utilization of practical application with emerging research on RPE training, meso/microcycles, and overall strength progression.  Cody also has extensive experience with meet day handling and coaching as well as a USAPL coaching certification. 

Cody is available for in person training at American Raw and online programming as well as meet handling. 

Cody can be reached at

Instagram @cody.wilson.93kg



Steve Maday

Steve has 12 years experience in the fitness industry with a B.S. in Exercise Science and is NASM-CPT certified. Growing up as a competitive athlete, Steve has always enjoyed strength training and for the last 7 years has found passion in powerlifting achieving a 500+ wilks in both the 242 and 275 weight classes. Steve has worked with individuals with a wide array of goal types ranging from strength and weight loss to powerlifting.

Steve is available for in person training at American Raw as well as online programming and meet handling.

Steve can be reached at

Instagram @smadayjr




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American Raw Fitness LLC

833 N Cooper Rd #102, Gilbert, Arizona 85233, United States

(480) 993-4922

Business/Staff Hours

The Gym is 24 HOURS for active members

New Membership Inquiry by Appointment ONLY

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