Barbell Strength Weightlifting

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Barbell Strength Weightlifting

Barbell Strength Weightlifting is ready and eager to boost you towards your fitness goals and achievements. Our Lawrence, Kansas gym is fully-equipped to guide you through your weightlifting journey. You’ll find yourself amongst like-minded athletes of various skill levels who find joy in lifting. We encourage people of any background to train with us and find their passion for strength training at Barbell Strength Weightlifting. Take your place alongside our enthusiastic, powerful athletes today.

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Come in today and try your first class absolutely FREE!

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If you’re looking to change your life, look no further. At Barbell Strength Weightlifting, we provide high-quality weight  training with passionate instructors, a beautiful location, and lessons that last a lifetime.

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About Us

At Barbell Strength Weightlifting, we are passionate about fitness. Our staff cares about the personal development of each and every one of our students, and is here to guide you as you go through your weightlifting journey.

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Here at Barbell Strength Weightlifting, your success is our first priority. Whether it’s a trial class that will kick-start your passion for fitness or an event that will help you find a community we’ve got you covered!

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Barbell Strength Weightlifting

About Us:

At Barbell Strength Weightlifting we promote a positive competitive spirit and dedication to improvement. We celebrate your successes whether they’re in strength, fitness, or personal growth. Our team of trainers has diverse backgrounds and interests including weightlifting, physique bodybuilding, and powerlifting. Both our instructors and students are passionate about growing each other’s confidence and celebrating our achievements. You’ll feel welcome and inspired to grow as a person at Barbell Strength Weightlifting.

Our History:

Melissa Nichols, founder of Barbell Strength Weightlifting, has been participating in Olympic lifting for nine years. Throughout her weightlifting journey she has competed on both a local and national level. When the gym where Melissa originally trained closed down, her inspiration to open her own facility was ignited. She missed the community and seized the chance to build her own home for strength training. Melissa trained a small group at another gym before steadily moving to bigger workout spaces. After continued growth, Melissa took the opportunity to officially establish Barbell Strength Weightlifting in Lawrence, Kansas in October 2022. She now dedicates herself to creating a safe, fun gym environment for the community.

Why It's Important

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Barbell Strength Weightlifting is rooted in being energized and supporting your fellow athletes.

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Weightlifting improves more than just muscle strength– it also increases mobility and stamina. This general fitness development can be applied to other activities, sports, and everyday life

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We revel in pushing limits to become stronger and value your determination as equally as your growth.

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Exercising regularly benefits people of all ages by improving mental wellness as well as aiding stress and increasing motivation.

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Our weightlifting community celebrates your achievements of any size and promotes continuous growth and improvement.

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Barbell Strength Weightlifting has everything…except you! Join our community today and begin your fitness journey!

Barbell Strength Weightlifting

710 E 22nd Street Suite A Lawrence KS 66046

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