Online Training Programs

The California Strength suite of online programs are delivered by TrainHeroic, a best in class mobile application that delivers our programming, exercise demo videos and tracking right to your fingertips.

Every Monday morning from 11am - 12pm PST, USAW Senior International Coach David Spitz goes live on the TrainHeroic Feed to answer your training questions and critique your lifting videos.

During the week, the California Strength Coaching Staff are available to answer your questions, provide video analysis and exercise substitutions.


Training Programs For Olympic Weightlifting

If you have never touched a barbell before and have dreamed of learning the Olympic lifts, this is the program for you.  Follow 4 - 8 weeks on the CS Starter program and you will have the knowledge, technical proficiency and strength to advance to one of our intermediate teams (ex. CS Club, CS Women's).

This program is for 'true' Olympic weightlifting beginners only.

  • 3 Sessions / Week
  • 60 - 90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Olympic Weightlifting

The CS Club program is for the intermediate to advanced Olympic weightlifter who is looking to grow to their full potential in the sport. The program is designed to peak and taper according to the USA Weightlifting competition schedule. Take your lifting to the next level and train alongside the California Strength team!

  • 5 Sessions / Week
  • 90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Olympic Weightlifting

The CS Women's Program is for intermediate to advanced female lifters who desire a training program that takes physiological differences into account. This program is designed to peak and taper according to the USA Weightlifting competition schedule, utilizing four week cycles to develop the best aspects of our past training programs as well as address any common deficiencies in strength and technique.

  • 5 Sessions / Week
  • 90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Olympic Weightlifting

The CS Women's Program is for intermediate to advanced female lifters who desire a training program that takes physiological differences into account. This program is designed to peak and taper according to the USA Weightlifting competition schedule, utilizing four week cycles to develop the best aspects of our past training programs as well as address any common deficiencies in strength and technique.

  • 5 Sessions / Week
  • 90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Olympic Weightlifting

The CS Elite program is for advanced lifters who aspire or dare to train like the pros. Train with the program and coaching staff that continues to produce our country's elite Olympic lifters. The California Strength Elite team is not for the faint of heart. Take your lifting to the next level and train with the California Strength team!

  • 9 Sessions / Week (includes three 'two-a-days')
  • 90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Olympic Weightlifting

Training Programs for Team Sports

Responsible for numerous Division 1 scholarships and the success of the California Strength NFL Combine Preparation Group over the last eight years.

The ability to generate Force is the cornerstone behind any explosive athlete and is often what separates those who are dominate and those who just play the game. 

Ground Force is a 18-Week Strength Program designed by California Strength, built using the same principals largely responsible for their ongoing success in repeatedly turning home grown prospects into Division 1 and Pro Players. Now you can follow the same program, track your results and sharpen iron with iron using Ground Force on TrainHeroic!

  • 4 Workouts / Week
  • 60-90 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: Football, Track & Field, Rugby, Wrestling

Training Programs For Competitive Fitness

The Barbell WOD incorporates programming for simultaneous gains in your Olympic lifts, Squats, Presses and Pulls purposefully designed to leave energy for Metcon and Skill workouts throughout your training week. Whether you joined a local CrossFit box, are a seasoned CF Open competitor, or are training in your garage gym; the Barbell WOD will provide you with the strength gains and improved athleticism necessary tackle any challenge thrown your way. 

Considered intermediate in difficulty due to the combination of full & partial range Olympic lifts prescribed. (Metcons not included) 

  • 3 Workouts / Week
  • 60 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: CrossFit, Fitness, Life

For those willing to take on the challenge of 5 workouts / week, the Barbell WOD Plus program in return delivers the greatest results. Similar to the Barbell WOD, the goal is to improve overall strength, Olympic weightlifting technique and athleticism while not detracting from weekly conditioning workouts.

Considered intermediate - advanced in difficulty due to the combination of full & partial range Olympic lifts prescribed and additional number of training days prescribed each week. (Metcons not included)

  • 5 Workouts / Week
  • 60 Minute Workouts
  • Applicable Sports: CrossFit, Fitness, Life

Have a Question?

Contact us to have your questions answered by a California Strength Coach.