ABOUT US

WHO ARE WE?

Barbell 1610 understands the pressures of work life and offers a variety of classes to best suit your schedule and lifestyle. You get to train with like-minded people, making your fitness journey a supported and enjoyable experience.

There was an urgent need for a well-run and focused Group Fitness facility in Edenvale, and so it was a natural progression for us to bring a top class facility matched by our coaching ethics and passion for people. 

Barbell 1610 is ultimately a safe place. A place to be pushed out of your comfort zones and celebrated for taking the first step. For whatever reason you have joined us, we support you. We care about our people and we always put you first.

WHY Barbell 1610?

  • We are featured in the top 5 Group Fitness facilities in Johannesburg.

  • Over 25 Years of hands-on experience between our 2 Female Head Coaches in the fitness industry.

  • Lockers, Changing rooms and Shower Facilities

  • Central location, off Terrace Road in Edenvale. 3km from Greenstone Shopping Centre and 6km from O.R. Tambo International Airport.

OUR FACILITIES

Group Fitness Gym

Kitted out with Rebel and Eleiko equipment, Rigs designed to specification, Ropes, Sleds, Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Rowers, Assault Bikes, GHD Machines, Weight Vests, Resistance Bands, Medicine Balls, Peg Boards

Strongman Equipment

Tyres, Atlas Stones, Yoke, Suitcases

Barbell Room

8 Platforms, 4 Rigs, 4 Power Racks, Steel and Rubber Eleiko weight plates, 7kg to 20kg Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting Bars, IPF Approved Equipment, Dumbbells

Full Changerooms and Showers

HAVE  A QUESTION? WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO HELP!

OUR COACHES

Chantelle Du Toit

Powerlifting Head Coach

Chantelle is a CrossFit and Powerlifting Coach, having been in the fitness industry since 2006. Chantelle has since run CrossFit and Strength Training facilities, and developed her love for helping people through Personal Training. 
Specialties include: Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition, Rehabilitation, Weight-loss, Powerlifting and CrossFit. Chantelle is a caring and compassionate coach, who knows how to get the best out of an individual. Her passion and commitment to the fitness industry makes her a true pioneer in many aspects.

Sporting Achievements:

  • IFBB Body Fitness and Bodybuilding Competitor 2010-2012
  • CrossFit Regionals Athlete 2013
  • SA Protea Colours in Raw and Equipped Powerlifting
  • IPF World Equipped Powerlifting Competitor 2016
  • IPF World Classic Powerlifting Competitor 2017
  • The first South African female to compete at the World Games in Powerlifting 2017
  • African Equipped Benchpress & Equipped Powerlifting Champion 2017
  • Commonwealth Equipped Powerlifting Champion 2017
  • SA Equipped Powerlifting Champion 2018
  • Multiple SA Powerlifting Record Holder

Qualifications:

  • Reebok Education Personal Training
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach
  • CrossFit Kids Coach
  • Crossfit Judge
  • IPF Powerlifting Coaching Certification 
  • IPF Regional Coaching Certification 
  • SAPF National Referee

Jax McCutcheon

CrossFit Coach

Head Coach Jax has been in the fitness industry since 2004. She has coached both locally and internationally, which has formed the basis of her methodologies and expanded her wealth of knowledge.
Jax was introduced to CrossFit in London and continues to carry the ideals of CrossFit through her coaching and training. Her aim is to bring CrossFit training to as many people as possible, because she believes wholeheartedly in the benefits of this style of training and the community behind it.
Coach Jax has a keen interest in inspiring and mentoring the youth to lead fitter and healthier lifestyles. Her passion to help people transform their bodies and their lifestyles is clear with every session she coaches. She supports her clients and is behind them every step of the way.
“If it doesn't challenge you; it won’t make you stronger.”

Sporting Achievements:

  • 1st Place in 2016 LMS Teams
  • Completed 1000 Burpees 3 times, best time of 2:06
  • Played 1st Team Hockey, won Player of the Year twice and Back Player of the Year once

Qualifications:

  • CrossFit L1 and L2 Coach
  • CrossFit Kids Coach
  • Personal Trainer

Caroline Wolf

CrossFit Coach

Co-founder of CrossFit 1610, Caroline has a great passion for people as well as making strength and fitness accessible to everyone.
Her work ethic and attention to detail is unrivalled. Being a sportswoman from a young age Caroline has played competitive Cricket at Club and Provincial level and Rugby at Club Level.
Caroline started CrossFit and weightlifting in 2013 and shortly after completed her CrossFit trainer courses and studied under various international Weightlifting coaches while always striving to perfect her craft.

Sporting Achievements:

  • Ladies Cricket – The Wanderers Cricket Club and UCB Provincial Team
  • Ladies rugby – The Valke Rugby Club
  • 1st Place in the 59kg-W40 Category at the Arnold Classic 2019
  • Competed in the 2016/2017/2018 South African Master Weightlifting Championships
  • Attended the World Masters Weightlifting Championships in- Spain – August 2018
  • Sa Masters Weightlifting committee member
  • Meet director for National and Local Championships 

Qualifications:

  • CrossFit L1 Coach

OUR SERVICES

Group Fitness

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Personal Training

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ABOUT US

Barbell 1610 opened its doors in 2015, with the aim to bring accessible fitness to the Edenvale community. When it comes to balancing life, work, family and more, we understand that fitness may not be high priority.

CONTACT US

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