"This gym has everything you need to get stronger. Strength training and rehab is what is emphasized at North State. I've been going for years now, and Mike (the owner) lives and breathes this stuff. Whether you're a novice or elite level power lifter, North State has a program that will suit your needs."

- James Mastelotto, 5-Star Google Review

Personal Training Gym - Chico CA

The only gym in the Chico that uses the conjugate training method. Perfected by the Soviet sports teams of the 70-90’s.  Get ready for intense one-on-one or small group sessions that are also supportive and positive for all.  Join us – Chico’s strongest gym!

Small Group Weight Training

We safely train ages from 7-70, special needs adults or children, and injury or surgical rehab.  We're home to high level competitive athletes, local law enforcement, SWAT or police, and military special forces.

Experienced Personal Training

Year after year we're Chico's strongest gym.  What's strong for other gyms is average here!  Hard, safe, and performance driven training. Our members will tell you "it's a closely knit family and very supportive."


Trust my 35+ years of personal training and proven strength development.  Contact today!


Over 200 active and stronger members since opening in 2016. Expect great results!


Over 350 transformed bodies. Come join our supportive & friendly environment.

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"Best gym in Chico!! Whether you're into strength sports, bodybuilding, or just want to get in shape, North State Barbell has more specialty equipment than any other gym in the area, and Michael has decades of coaching experience. Come check it out, you won't regret it!"  - Cole James, Google

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Owner: Michael Headley

Thanks for visiting my site.  Now, take the next step and visit us; make the next move in becoming a strong and powerful version of YOU.  I'm the only certified special strengths coach in Chico and I have a gym full of good and hard-working people that will welcome you into our family!
(530) 203-5787

North State Barbell Club, Chico CA

Have you joined a new gym and felt all alone or like you didn't quite know where to start?  One thing that you'll hear time and time again from our loyal members is that they each feel like they've found a home, good friends, and that they have the full support and encouragement of other members.
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Chico's 1st Responders Train Here

It says a lot about North State Barbell Club when so many local first responders rely on us for their training.  It's true, our growing gym is trusted by members of your local SWAT, Police, Fire, Military, and Emergency Medical Technicians.  If they trust my personal training - then you can, too.

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"You need to be in a gym where people are about at your level, but where you've got guys who know more and can lift more than you."

- Louie Simmons - Westside Barbell

"The Strongest and Friendliest Gym in Chico!"

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