BY KIMBER WESTPHALL PUBLISHED IN HEALTH &
FITNESS MARCH 28,
AM PHOTOS BY JUSTIN
Class: PRIMALfit is
a 45-minute class that hones in on primal movements. Cavemen preparing for battle? The instructor, Brian Casad, relies on steel maces, weighted clubs, and carefully orchestrated body weight
movements to complete the exercises. You won’t see any treadmills or fancy gym equipment with this class. It requires focus on your core to hold everything in tight so you don’t lose your
balance, especially when you have a heavy mace swinging around you head.
Brian Casad, 32, and his kid sister Kelli, 30, of Dallas grew up participating in sports. Then came college. Kelli gained close to 80 pounds; Brian's football,
wrestling and weightlifting went by the wayside, as did any semblance of healthy eating.
Kelli: "Once I graduated from college, I started exercising excessively and starving myself. Being that I was an extremely picky eater, eating healthy was out of
the question. I tried fat burners, diet pills and skipped meals. The weight came off — and fast. The problem was, I couldn't maintain the weight loss over a long period of time. I
Meet Brian Casad of PARADIGM Gym in Lower Greenville
Today we’d like to introduce you to Brian Casad.
Brian, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so
Where to begin, ever since I was a kid I would have never dreamed of being where I am today. Growing up in Winfield Kansas the thought of being a Spokesmodel/Cover Model or a quasi-fitness icon
wasn’t even in my realm of a thought of what I wanted to become when I got older.