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"Back Alley Barbell is the home for strength sports in downtown toronto" - random strong person

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Need Equipment?

We carry all SBD equipment in house!

Come by and try on some belts, knee sleeves, or anything else.

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Our Story

When we were training out of a makeshift gym in a garage during the winter of 2020, we found that we wanted more. We wanted a place not just for ourselves but an entire community. We wanted a space that we were comfortable to train. We didn't want to be ostracized for dropping weights or using chalk. We wanted a space where we could be encouraged to learn, to lift heavy and not be restricted in training. We wanted a space that was for the community, and of the community. We saw that this was possible, so through pure force of will, we did it ourselves.

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