Welcome to the Diabeast Barbell Club! We are now an official USA Weightlifting Club and we have a certified USAW coach, John Wheatley. John, our lead coach, has Type 1 diabetes, hence the name of the club. John is a role model for those living with this T1D that nothing is impossible. Living with type 1 diabetes does require a lot of added responsibility, yes, but with this you CAN perform to any level and achieve any life goals you have.
Our Olympic Weightlifting program is designed to prepare athletes for the sport of weightlifting in a safe and effective training system designed to build technique and strength over time and to a peak at specific times close to competitions. YES, we want to send members to actual competitions. The programming philosophy of the Diabeast Barbell Club is hard work, proper recovery, and pushing the body just enough to realize its potential. Folks who train at Diabeast Barbell Club get strong, fast and have fun all at the same time. We have programs for beginners to advanced weightlifters.
When you lift at Diabeast Barbell Club , you become part of a robust community of like-minded individuals who all have the same goal of becoming better. The coaching staff will make sure you learn the proper technique and your teammates will push you beyond what you thought was possible.
If you’re new to weight lifting, our program is designed to get you started with lots of personalized attention. We focus on developing solid, safe movement patterns and building strength to form a solid foundation for you to build upon as you progress.
If you’re transitioning from power lifting, CrossFit, or have a different fitness background that includes squatting and dead lifting, our program is designed to refine your technique, build strength, and address any mobility issues. Our goal is to set you up for success and advanced your weightlifting.
New weightlifters will be required to attend a minimum of three personal training (PT) sessions with a USAW coach to evaluated proper movement of basic Olympic lifts before joining group classes. Group classes are currently schedule for three days a week. Daytime classes are an option with prior coordination. We are currently accepting members at the age of 16 and up.
We have kept our membership prices simple & straightforward. We have three options.
$50 – Personal Training Sessions (PT)
$50 – Add On for Current Cabot CrossFit Members
$95 – Barbell Club Only Members
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