a State of the art training facility

Daily Personal & Group training classes available



Your #1 Facility for Strength & Conditioning

State of the Training

At Tank's Training Facility we use the most advanced templates and systems to ensure that our clients achieve their optimum results.  We perform a version of the Russian Conjugate Method with movements and exercises gained from some of the best Strength and Conditioning coaches in the country.

State of the art equipment

  • Dumbbells up to 170lbs
  • Indoor Sprint Facility
  • Free Motion Equipment
  • Kettlebells
  • Powerlifting Equipment
  • 3 Mono-Lifts
  • Competition Bench Presses
  • Squat Racks





1908 State St
Granite City, IL 62040



M-F 7a–8p
Sa   9a–12p
Su   Appt. Only

Chris "Tank" Janek

As a top-ranked super-heavyweight, Chris Janek earned the nickname “Tank.” As a two-time all-state wrestler as well as an all-state, third team all-American football player he received multiple full-ride scholarship offers, choosing to play football for the University of Wisconsin. During his collegiate football career, Janek was a four-year letter winner as well as a two-year starter. He was part of four Bowl Games (two Rose Bowls, in which they won). After college, he furthered his football career with a tryout with the Cleveland Browns and an eight-year career in the now-defunct Arena Football League. He is the owner of Tanks Training Facility in Granite City, Illinois and has devoted himself to multi-ply powerlifting. In 2010, Janek totaled 2660 to win best lifter at the GPC Worlds (in Prague). In 2014, he won first place and best lifter overall at the XPC Finals with a 2725 total
— elitefts.com



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