Bree-Anna Burick

Bree-Anna Burick

Bree-Anna Burick holds the Nationally Accredited Group Exercise certification from the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Since 2016, she has been a fitness coach and an avid exerciser at Orangetheory Fitness in Canton, OH. When she’s not working out at Orangetheory, you can find her at the CrossFit gym training to just maybe qualify for the Games in the future.   Outside of the gym, Bree-Anna holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Ashland University in Ashland, OH, where she became Lead Fiction Editor for the university magazine, Black Fork Review. She loves to combine her two passions of fitness and writing when writing for BarBend. 

About BarBend

BarBend covers a wide range of topics in strength, including training, nutrition, sports, news, analysis, reviews, and opinion. Whether you’re a seasoned lifter, new to the gym, or a dedicated strength sports fan, we’re your go-to source for the content you need to know!

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