About Me

img_0111Hello, I am Josh Hedgecock, a Coachella Valley native, and  owner of Big Buddha Barbell.  My programs have helped clients achieve their goals of improved strength and performance, injury prevention and improved vitality.  From a very young age I became interested in weightlifting and developed a love for the sport of powerlifting.    Currently I am an USAPL Club Coach and CA State Referee.

  • USA Powerlifting Club Coach- USAPL-CC
  • Tudor Bompa Institute- Periodizaition Strength and Conditioning Expert– P-SCE
  • Westside Barbell Certified Coach
  • USPA Certified Powerlifting Coach
  • ISSA Elite Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer
  • PN Nutrition Level 1 Coach
  • TRX Certified