It’s a fundamental piece of strength training equipment seen in gyms all over the world.
But do you know all there is to know about the Olympic bar? The bar you use in your gym may look like one – to the untrained eye – but does it match up to the genuine article?
There actually exists two types of official bar – the Powerlifting bar used for squats, deadlifts, and bench presses, and the Olympic bar used for weightlifting – which this article will focus on.
So read on, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming an Olympic bar guru. [Read more…]