Like all great things, the Skaggs House of Pain had modest beginnings. Part guest room/part workout room, the original SHOP squat rack, barbell set, and pull up bar shared a humble space with a bed and dresser in a Dallas duplex in 2007—and they shared a building with an upstairs tenant who didn't appreciate deadlift days at 5am. Though it started out as little more than a place for Drew to work out, in 2008 when he and his wife Lauren moved to a house with a garage, Drew took his first real steps toward making the SHOP a business.

With his priorities in line, Drew painted and finished the floor of the new garage SHOP before he actually owned the house so that move-in day couldn’t become a missed workout day. Over time, Drew added equipment and clients, and it evolved into the Corvallis, Oregon location you see today.


The SHOP recently upgraded to a whopping 5,000 square foot facility of open space including an 80′ x 15′ turf area for sprinting, speed/agility drills, and sled-dragging and pushing. With three full bathrooms with showers, there is seldom a reason you can’t make it to the SHOP. You can leave smelling and looking as sweet as when you first walk in.

We don’t use machines here; we make them. The equipment we use is designed to provide functional and total body fitness. To that end, you will find the following here:

  • Pull-up rig w/ lifting racks
  • Men’s and women’s Rogue barbells
  • Bumper plates
  • Kettlebells (26#-97#)
  • Dumbbells (10#-120#)
  • Medicine balls (4#-25#)
  • Battling ropes
  • Sleds
  • Assault AirBikes
  • Rowers
  • Jump ropes
  • Rings
  • Climbing ropes
  • Resistance bands

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