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We would love to have you join us at Barbell Strategy. We welcome people of all fitness levels because we believe everyone can benefit from strength training and smart conditioning.

Group Classes

You can jump right in to our group classes. Our classes are small and you will get plenty of personal attention. We will take care to introduce you to strength and skill movements using a progression that allows you to learn safely and improve over time. In workouts, you will always perform a movement that is appropriate for your ability. That may be different from what your neighbor is doing, but the spirit of the workout will be the same for everyone so that you can experience a team atmosphere every class. In addition to a workout, we will leave plenty of time each class for instruction without time pressure.

Daily Program

Our group classes have two different programs running at the same time. The daily program (what you see posted each day) is a general-purpose strength and conditioning program. Every day starts with a strength movement - we believe that progressively getting stronger is the most important thing, so you'll get a lot of time under the barbell. After the strength work, we'll have a short kettlebell conditioning workout (don't worry, even our conditioning work is very strength based) and finally on most days we'll finish with some body weight work. This program is great for you if you don't have a regular schedule to get to the gym. You can miss a couple of days in a row, or even a week here-and-there and you won't ever be behind. Our S&C program works very well with your busy schedule.

Strength Program

If you can consistently commit to the gym for 3-4 days a week, you'll love our progressive strength program. This program is planned out 6-8 weeks in advance, and to get the most out of it we want you to commit to the full program a cycle at a time. We post the strength program each Monday, and you can work through it at your own pace during the week. This program starts with some Olympic Weightlifting movements as a dynamic warm up followed by the heavy work on the core lifts (Squat, Press, Deadlift, Bench Press) and finishes with some kettlebell accessories. We focus a lot on anti-glycolytic work that makes you stronger and faster but doesn't wear you out. You'll never be too sore to go to work the next day.

Olympic Weightlifting

Whether you are an experienced weightlifter, or just like the idea of the sport, you may want to consider joining our weightlifting club. Our coach, Randy, is the best in the area. He will design you a personalized program for your goals, and the team usually competes together at a local meet 3-4 times a year (competing is not a requirement of the club, it's just a fun thing!). We love weightlifting as a sport, but we also love to use it as a strength component for your sport - we have runners, cyclists, mountain bikers, skiiers, and even dancers who use weightlifting to make them better runners, cyclists, mountain bikers, skiiers, and dancers.


Many gyms like to force the on-ramp class on you, we want you do choose the right option for you. If you love the idea of our group class but are afraid to drop in - we're happy to ease you in with 3-5 one-on-one (or few-on-one) sessions with coach Isabella. Drop her an email to get started now.

Personal Training

Of course, we also offer custom personal training for your needs. Read more about our trainers here and find the one that you feel the most comfortable with.

Visit Us

We are located at 2576 Baseline Road, in the Basemar Shopping Center on Baseline between 27th and Broadway. We're hidden in the back of the center behind The Egg and I restaurant.

To help streamline things, we'd really appreciate it if you create an account in our system and sign the waiver (which will be emailed to you when you create the account) before you come to the gym. There's no obligation if you create an account, we just like to have all of the paperwork out of the way.

2576 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO  80305