Barbell Loader and Calculator 4+

Weightlifting + Powerlifting

Topanga Technologies, LLC

Designed for iPad

    • $2.99



Developed by an olympic weightlifter, Barbell Loader is for anyone who would rather focus on lifting, not math.

Barbell Loader and Calculator is for:
and everyone else who lifts weights.

This app is perfect for saving time at Weightlifting and Powerlifting competitions!


-Load: Click on the plate buttons to load the bar yourself.
-Calculate: Type in a weight, and Barbell Loader will load the bar with either official IWF/IPF-colored kilogram plates or standard pound plates.
-Convert: Every weight is automatically converted between pounds and kilograms.

-Every weight has percentages calculated automatically that you can then load onto the bar.

-Enter 2 out of 3 fields and the Calculator will resolve the third.
-For example, if you enter your Total Weight Lifted and Sinclair Score, the Calculator will tell you the Bodyweight needed.

-Enter just the weight lifted and the repetitions and the Calculator will resolve everything from you 1 Rep Max to 10 Rep Max.

-Click a button, and Barbell Loader will log the current weight and time into a notepad that you can edit further.

-Customize your plate inventory.
-On/off switch for competition 2.5 kg collars.
-Set your bar weight.
-Create your own custom plates.
-Optimize the weight on the bar.
-Remove plates one at a time as necessary.
-And more!

What’s New

Version 4.0

Thanks for supporting a fellow Weightlifter/independent app developer and emailing me your suggestions!
What's new in this update:
-Clicking "Reset" now returns you back to your designated Bar Weight, instead of 20 kg / 45 lb
-Sinclair/Wilks values are now accurate to the nearest tenth
-Colored pound plates
-iOS 13 support, including Dark Mode
-Fixes for UI bugs, UI improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 Ratings

Minlas ,

Weird bug

I contacted the developer via email about a few suggestions and feedback and his response was both quick and the feedback well received.

Developer Response ,

Hi, I just received your email and replied. Let me know if you still experience issues.

AndiSue2018 ,

Saves time

This app saves me so much time at the gym..I’ve been looking for something that’s quick & easy and this is it. I use a notebook for my log, but may try the log feature.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the review, and feel free to email or text me if you have any suggestions or notice any bugs! (, 404-444-2057)

Theman173258 ,

So convenient

This app is a life saver when trying to do calculations about weight in the gym. It has saved me so much time ever since I downloaded it

App Privacy

The developer, Topanga Technologies, LLC, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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