About us

Welcome to The Den Barbell Academy, where strength training meets community. Our academy is a sanctuary for those passionate about lifting, fitness, and personal growth. Founded by a dedicated team of fitness enthusiasts and experts, we offer a space equipped with top-tier barbells, weights, and training equipment designed to cater to athletes of all levels.

At The Den, we believe in the transformative power of weightlifting. Our coaching philosophy is rooted in scientific principles, tailored to maximize your performance and achieve your individual goals. Whether you're preparing for a competition or building a foundation of strength, our experienced trainers are here to guide you every step of the way.

Our community is the heart of The Den. We foster a supportive environment where lifters from diverse backgrounds come together to inspire, challenge, and motivate each other. Beyond the gym, we're committed to giving back, engaging in local events, and promoting a lifestyle of health and wellness.

Join us at The Den Barbell Academy and unlock your potential today.

Our Team

We pride ourselves on providing elite personal training and top tier customer service. All of our trainers are certified and knowledgeable to help you achieve your fitness goals. We believe in self improvement through strength, fitness, and community.

  • Ryan Taylor

    Ryan has been a certified personal trainer since 2012. He started training at The Ripon Athletic Center (The RAC). From there he went on to work for in-Shape Health Clubs and worked up into management.
    Seeing the flaws in corporate gyms with training, he wanted to provide a career opportunity for trainers whose passion was helping others through fitness.

    Ryan has a background in wrestling, competed in powerlifting, and now specializes in bodybuilding and physique.

    You can book a 1 on 1 session with Ryan through our Members App.

  • We Are Hiring Elite Trainers

    If Fitness and self improvement is your passion, and you’d like to share that with others, then send us an email.

    If you’d like to make Fitness your career, be able to run your own business, and be in control of your livelihood, contact us today.