Commercial Barbells & Weight Bars

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Shop Guide - Commercial Barbells & Weight Bars

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    Shopping Guide for Commercial Barbells & Weight Bars

    Selecting the ideal commercial Olympic bar involves weighing several factors. Use this guide to make an informed purchase for your facility.

    1. Purpose/Exercise: Choose specific bars based on exercises like deadlifting, squats, bench press, curls etc.
    2. Material/Construction: Opt for durable metals like stainless steel and inspect welding quality.
    3. Bar Specs: Consider diameter, length, and weight capacity based on user needs and exercises.
    4. Knurling/Grip: Bars have different grip patterns suiting specific exercises.
    5. Bar Sleeve/Collar: A secure system prevents accidents and ensures safety.
    6. Maintenance/Warranty: Look for minimal maintenance needs and solid warranty coverage.

    Types of Bars & Barbells:

    • Deadlift Bar: Ideal for deadlifting exercises due to its flex and grip-enhancing knurling.
    • Squat Bar: Designed to provide stability and support during squat exercises.
    • Bench Press Bar: Specially made for bench press exercises with optimal grip and weight distribution.
    • Olympic EZ Curl Bar: Designed for comfortable and secure grip during curl exercises with its wavy design.
    • Super Curl Bar: A variation of the curl bar to target different muscle groups during curl exercises.
    • Fat Curl Bar: Features a thicker grip to increase forearm and grip strength during exercises.
    • Open Trap Bar: A versatile trap bar with an open frame for various exercises and ease of entry.
    • High Handle Trap Bar: A hex bar with raised handles for a more comfortable grip and ease of use.
    • Yoke Bar (Safety Squat Bar): Reduces stress on the shoulders and wrists during squat exercises.

    With these aspects weighed, you can invest in exceptional Olympic bars tailored to your gym's population and goals, contributing to member success.

    Commercial Barbells & Weight Bars FAQs

    Consider specific exercises, material, length, weight capacity, grip type, and bar sleeve system based on user needs.

    Weightlifting bars are made from robust materials like stainless steel, which offers corrosion resistance, or hardened chrome for its tough finish.

    We specialize in providing bars crafted from these premium metals, delivering exceptional durability to withstand the demands of a commercial gym setting.

    Squat bars are thicker for stability during squats, with a non-slip center knurling.

    Deadlift bars are thinner and more flexible, designed for a better grip and to aid in the initial lift, featuring aggressive knurling for secure hand placement.

    Each bar is tailored for its specific lift, optimizing performance and safety.

    A trap bar provides a more neutral grip, centered load, engages more leg muscles, and reduces lower back stress.

    Hex/trap bars allow standing inside the frame for better form while deadlift bars are straight.

    • The 45 lb barbell is the most common and versatile option for all lifters. It's used in powerlifting meets and is suitable for most casual lifters.
    • Women's Olympic bars weigh 35 lbs. The lighter weight is suited for many women, as well as beginners and youth.
    • However, bars can range from 25-55 lbs. Lighter bars assist with technique. Heavier bars challenge advanced lifters.
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