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Big John Whitaker opened his unique strongman gym on March 1.

Big John's Gym opens in DL

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Calling all "Rocky" fans...

Detroit Lakes is now home to a strongman gym that's enough to make you call out for "Adrian."

"Big John" just busted open the doors to his new training facility on March 1.


You will not see a brand new, high-tech, state of the art facility with saunas and Jacuzzis.

Big John's is a hard-core, no-pampering-here, go-cry-somewhere-else, kind of place.

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