Keep the hustle going with Battle Republic—3 ways to workout now

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Battle Republic is bringing the fight and prize to you. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now.

When the world is standing still, it’s time to keep moving. Birmingham has never been a city to take it slow, and now isn’t the time to sit down. Battle Republic has the perfect solution for keeping us motivated and ready to break out of the norm. Are you up for the challenge?

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Buy this T-Shirt, designed by Fitz Hand Painted Signs, and help support BHMcares

Shawn Fitzwater’s new mural in Homewood. Photo via Fitz Hand Painted Signs on Facebook

You may remember Shawn Fitzwater from when he restored one of Homewood’s Ghost Signs. Now, he has a new mission—helping healthcare workers fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shawn has teamed up with Vulcan Apparel Company and Battle Republic to raise money for BHMcares—by selling custom, timely t-shirts.

Buy the t-shirt here—100% of the proceeds go to BHMcares.

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Get to know the Battle Mafia, the badass team behind Battle Republic. They’re hiring!

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Battle Mafia. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Battle Republic in Homewood is introducing a brand new workout concept to the Birmingham area. We heard they have some amazing coaches and staff (known as the Battle Mafia), so we wanted to get to know them a little and learn what Battle Republic means to them. Check it out below.

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Meet Battle Republic’s Golden Gloves winners and learn how you can join them

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Battle Republic Golden Gloves winners Anna Croft, Meghan McCay, Heather Joe and Stephen Craft. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

We all have battles to fight each day, whether it’s a stressful event or challenge we’re facing. Members of Battle Republic in Birmingham are taking their battles to the punching bag, and it’s helping them in more ways than one. We spoke with the gym’s dedicated Golden Gloves winners to learn more about the Go for the Gold program, how they got their gloves and why they keep coming back. 

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7 things to know before your first workout at Battle Republic from two Bham Nowers

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Gabi Hembree (left) and yours truly (right) of Bham Now. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

As I type this, I am full-body sore. That’s because I went to Battle Republic, Birmingham’s boxing-inspired gym, for the first time last night with my fellow Bham Nower, Gabi. If you’re looking to sweat A LOT, have fun and get a workout that will kick your butt, look no further. We have some helpful tips to know before you go!

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Battle Republic: how four entrepreneurs started Birmingham’s unique boxing gym

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Leah Drury, Luan Nguyen and Lindsey Miller of Battle Republic. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Have you heard about Battle Republic? It’s a boxing-inspired gym bringing big-city fitness to Birmingham. It’s located in Homewood at the corner of 18th St. S. and 28th Ave S., the former home of White Flowers. We spoke with the owners to learn more about it and how it came to be. 

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Sign up for unlimited boxing-inspired workouts at Battle Republic in Homewood. Get 20% off Aviate gear all year!

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Brandon Snipes, a founding trainer at Battle Republic, in an Aviate Wool City Hat ($42). Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Hey, how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? Maybe it’s time to kick (and punch) it up a notch at Battle Republic, a boxing-inspired gym in downtown Homewood. If you need workout gear, even better. Sign up for unlimited classes at Battle Republic and enjoy a 20 percent discount on gear from Aviate, the nationally loved Birmingham brand that inspires us to “Play Hard,” for a whole year.

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