Owners Kate and David Champlin talk about their new gym facility.
David and Kate Champlin are introducing a new Clarksville fitness center with a faith-based theme, that’s tailored for all types of personal health pursuits.
“Battle Ground Fitness,” a business name derived from the spiritual concept that the “Christian life isn’t a playground, it’s a battleground,” is now open in 5,800 square feet at 620 Dunlop Lane, Suite 113.
It’s a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week fitness facility that’s staffed daily except Sundays during normal daily business hours.
The Champlins are middle Tennessee natives who come here by way of their most recent home in the Hendersonville area. Kate Champlin also has family roots in neighboring Stewart County.
Both hold degrees in sports nutrition and additionally own Clarksville’s NutriShop located next door on Dunlop.
“We always had the passion for strength training as well, so we branched out into overall health,” Kate Champlin said.
The two met in college, in a gym, appropriately enough.
Over time, they said they saw a need in Clarksville for their style of workout in a faith-based environment. “Our goal is to provide a faith-based, positive, family atmosphere,” she said.
All of the exercise equipment throughout Battle Ground Fitness is custom-made to aid members in workout goals ranging from body-building to crossfit, agility, and more.
“We can train our members through all stages of fitness,” Kate said. “Our biggest emphasis is creating a motivational atmosphere.”
Battle Ground Fitness is now enrolling new members via phone, online, or in person.
For more information about Battle Ground Fitness, call 931-919-3774, or visit www.battlegroundfitnessclarksville.com .
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