Where Strength Meets Fitness
what is the BArbell WOD?
The Barbell WOD and Barbell WOD Plus programs implement a balanced combination of Olympic and Power lifting movements designed to increase your strength and improve your technical proficiency while promoting structural balance.
accessible anywhere, anytime.
Both programs are delivered by TrainHeroic, a best in class mobile application that delivers your programming, exercise demo videos, tracking and coaching right to your fingertips.
Trusted Programming & Expert Coaching.
The Barbell WOD is the brainchild of Dave Spitz (owner of California Strength) who has over 10 years of programming experience coaching multiple National Champions in Olympic weightlifting like Wes Kitts, Donny Shankle and Jon North as well as top CrossFit Games athletes Noah Ohlsen, Cole Sager and Colleen Fotsch.
Result Driven Programming
More than 2,000 people rely on Barbell WOD programming each week to maximize their strength and technical gains.
"The barbell is intended to increase your kinesthetic awareness, strength, power, mobility, dynamic flexibility, stability, structural balance as well as your courage.
The answer is simple. If you want to become a better athlete, you train the Olympic variations."
Dave Spitz - USAW Senior International Coach | Owner of California Strength
"The Barbell WOD has been an amazing compliment to my CrossFit training. It's by far the best strength program I have been on, not only for the strength gains but also in the progress I've made in correcting my Olympic lifts."
Colleen Fotsch - CrossFit Regional Qualifier and GRID Athlete on the San Francisco Fire
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Build the athlete in you
Whether you are preparing for the CF Open, chasing PR's out of your garage gym or simply have a burning desire to improve your strength and fitness; the Barbell WOD will provide you with a structured plan to accomplish your goals. Train anywhere, cancel anytime.
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