we are an official eleiko partner

At Barbell Strength, we not only have an obsession for high-quality coaching, but also for high-quality equipment.

Every piece of equipment has been consciously selected and laid out in a purpose-built venue for all your strength development needs.

We are officially partnered up with Eleiko, the number one Strength & Conditioning equipment manufacturer in the world.

We are proud to say that our facility is fully Eleiko-equipped, ranging from powerlifting competition racks, bars, weights, weightlifting equipment and our beautiful custom 6-station rig.

Originally founded in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Barbell Strength will be relocating to Toronto, Canada and opening its doors early 2021.


strength is more than just numbers, it’s a mindset.


Our mission is to empower, educate and encourage women of all shapes and sizes to go for what they want to achieve, and more.

We work with individuals of all training backgrounds, and believe that it all starts with the basics done well.

Our Services

Barbells & Babes

Group Classes

Personal Training

Open Gym

Powerlifting Coaching



Barbara M.

Strength Coach, Co-owner

Barbara became a part of Barbell Strength in 2017, bringing along her enthusiasm and passion for helping women thrive in and out of the weight room.

Her background includes over 6 years of coaching experience, helping women of various fitness levels get stronger, lose (and keep off) unwanted body fat, and learn how to train in a way that suits their body and needs.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences from York University in Canada, and is also a certified PT and FRC mobility specialist.

Will Gollings

Strength Coach, Founder & Co-owner

Will is a strength coach and founder of Barbell Strength. With 18 years of training experience and over 8 years experience as a full-time strength coach, Will has worked with a wide range of clients, ranging from beginner powerlifters to MMA athletes.

He specializes in getting people stronger, improving athletic skills, and coaching athletes towards and during powerlifting competitions.


are there any initiation fees?

Nope! You pay only the monthly amount, with no hidden costs or initiation fees.

can i book a free consultation?

Absolutely. FIll out the form below to get in touch with us , we will get back to you within 48 hours to set up a no-obligation fitness consultation.

why should i train at barbell strength?

We are the only women’s gym in Rotterdam that focuses on not only delivering great results, but also educating our members on correct lifting technique, methodologies and mindset.

We produce great results, but we are most proud of the environment we provide: a welcoming, judgement-free zone where women can truly thrive.

do you provide technique sessions outside of personal training packages?

If you’re looking to sharpen up your technique, look no further than our talented coaching team to help you get there.

We offer powerlifting-specific technique sessions, as well as general strength training education. 

is there free parking available in the area?

Yes, and you can park for free right ouside our door!


Strength begins here.

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