Our VISION

To run a programme that is recognised locally, regionally, nationally and internationally as a great developer of people through strength training.

To dramatically improve people’s quality of life, health and physical fitness through strength training, to develop great lifters and coaches in a great facility through a programme backed by science.

Our MISSION

To run a programme that is fun, effective and brings people to strength training and Olympic Weightlifting for personal and physical benefit.

To run a club programme that develops everyday people, elite lifters and coaches.

To operate as a great club that provides more than just training to its members.

Our VALUES

To be the best we can be we need to understand who we are and how to apply ourselves, work together, challenge each other and get the best from each other.

  • - Supportive
  • - Progressive
  • - Driven
  • - Empowering

Our programmes

 

Olympic Weightlifting

Learn and train the movements of the Snatch, Clean and Jerk.  For competition and for fun.

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Strongman & Powerlifting

Strongman and classic powerlifting - come and get strong!

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Powerbelle

An inclusive and encouraging environment for women to train together

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Mindfully Strong

Integrated mindfulness and strength training - is this a world first?!

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Young people's Strength and Fitness Club

Helping young people to exercise together

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Personal Coaching & semi-private training

One to one and small group training options.

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Latest Gym News

Hallam Barbells new programme: MindfullySTRONG

September 2, 2017 by Dave Hembrough (497) Comments

How would it feel to be MindfullySTRONGER? In our new programme you can find out. MindfullySTRONG is an integrated mindfulness and strength training programme.…

BWL University Championships, April 1st 2017.

April 2, 2017 by simonbowns (1697) Comments

This Saturday just gone, Hallam Barbell lifter and Coach Jenny Tong competed in the British Weight Lifting University Championships held in Twickenham. Head coach…

Test post 2, Oly lifting news

March 28, 2017 by simonbowns (1021) Comments

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Hallam Barbell would love for you to join us.  Whether you're new to Olympic Weightlifting or Strength training or looking to pick it back up, you're more than welcome.  We run regular introductory beginners courses too.  Please send us a message via our contact page and we'll get back to you with details!

Our Coaches

Dave Hembrough

(Hallam Barbell founder and head coach)

Dave Hembrough is the founder and head coach of Hallam Barbell. Dave has a background as a strength and conditioning coach in high performance sport…

Paul Smith

(Strongman and powerlifting lead coach. Senior Weightlifting coach)

Paul is a Hallam barbell coach and co-founder of the powerlifting and strongman scheme at Hallam University originally titled "Strong Saturdays". Paul is a Human…

Jenny Tong

(Weightlifting Coach and Student Coach)

Jenny is currently doing a degree in International Relations and Politics at The University of Sheffield after training as a Community Arts Practitioner and performer…

Chris Brearley

(Senior Weightlifting coach)

By day Chris is a Porsche motor vehicle technician with 10 years experience. His dedication to training and desire to learn has driven Chris through…

Siobhan Houldridge

(Powerbelle lead coach and weightlifting coach)

Siobhan is a Hallam Barbell coach, a competitive weightlifter and leads the Powerbelle programme. She is a Senior Fitness Instructor and Exercise Referral Specialist at…

Jon Sparkes

(Club secretary and weightlifting coach)

Growing up, Jon always aspired to be bigger and stronger, and always had a keen eye for technical disciplines. Studying Sport and Exercise Science at…

Simon Bowns

(Weightlifting Coach)

Simon is one of our more newly qualified coaches, having completed his BWL Level 1 course in March 2017.  He runs a successful mountain bike…

  • Everyone at Hallam barbell made me feel so welcome when I joined. It's a really great community where you can improve your lifting irrespective of your current level. The coaches, equipment and environment make it a great place to train!

    Reenee

    (Sheffield, UK)

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  • Everyone at Hallam barbell made me feel so welcome when I joined. It's a really great community where you can improve your lifting irrespective of your current level. The coaches, equipment and environment make it a great place to train!

    Reenee

    (Sheffield, UK)

our programs

muscle build pro

1 year training program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 99. 99/ 1 year

women strength traning

6 month traning program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 59. 99/ 1 year

fat burning pro

3 month training program
  • 3 days a week progarm
  • Diet progarm Included
  • Professional Trainers

$ 39. 99/ 1 year

General Fitness Related FAQs

3 days a week program
Diet program included
Professional Trainers
Convienent Timing

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  • Paul coaching Gareth during warmups.

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