Your Queer Fitness Resource

Buff Butch is an inclusive, encouraging space that welcomes all queer identities and bodies.

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Take Control. Reclaim Your Strength. Define Yourself.

Have you tried to start a training program, but it just didn’t feel right ?

There are plenty of fitness resources out there. Even though the trainers may know what they’re doing when it comes to fitness, the chances are high that they are unfamiliar with our community and our particular needs.

We understand your needs because they’re our needs too.
This site is made by and for members of the queer community to offer easy-to-follow training and nutrition education.

Our goal is to remove the barriers that keep you from accessing the fitness knowledge you need.

Take the first step and get started today with the FREE Buff Butch Tactical Training Guide

  • Read why it is important to have access to training
  • Easy to understand! No more confusing fitness trends
  • Learn the science behind the workouts
  • Special starter training program included

Get Started Today!

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Buff Butch is an inclusive, encouraging space that welcomes all queer identities and bodies.
  • “We all engage in various acts of resistance; fitness is a tool to support and strengthen your rebellion.”

    Pat Manuel


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