Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

EP.121 | The Next Thing in Hook Grip Tape

EP.121 | The Next Thing in Hook Grip Tape
How many different types of hook grip tape have you tried?  If you fall into the seasoned weightlifter category, chances are that you've gone throu...

EP.120 | How to Properly Maintain a Barbell: Interior

EP.120 | How to Properly Maintain a Barbell: Interior
Yep, we've talked about this subject ad nauseam, however it must be at the forefront of topics in the world of barbell maintenance.  Why?  Because ...

EP.119 | How to Properly Maintain a Barbell: Exterior

EP.119 | How to Properly Maintain a Barbell: Exterior
Don't know how to maintain the EXTERIOR of your barbell?  Are you the only user?What tools do you need?  What climate do you live in?  Where do y...

EP.118 | Bar Care Strategies

EP.118 | Bar Care Strategies
This week's #BarTipTuesday episode features some effective strategies to keep up on your Barbell Maintenance!  There are many factors to consider h...

EP.117 | Wood OR Rubber Platforms?

EP.117 | Wood OR Rubber Platforms?
When it comes to weightlifting platforms, should you invest in wood or rubber?  The answer to this question is highly dependent on several factors....

EP.116 | 3 Things to Think About When Doing Rack Pulls

EP.116 | 3 Things to Think About When Doing Rack Pulls
A couple things to think about before doing Rack Pulls... 1) Bar Weight 2) Distance Dropped 3) Surface Area What are we talking in regards to exac...

EP.115 | The Best Plate For You?

EP.115 | The Best Plate For You?
What's the best plate for you and/or gym? If the market to buy?  Here are a few questions to get you started: What movements will you be per...

EP.114 | KEEP 'EM DRY (AS POSSIBLE)

EP.114 | KEEP 'EM DRY (AS POSSIBLE)
Keep 'em dry you say?  Keep what dry?  Barbells of course! Due to the horrendous humidity that the summer months bring, it makes bar and gym maint...

EP.113 | Opening up your Overhead Positioning!!

EP.113 | Opening up your Overhead Positioning!!
Standing Preacher Stretch: a more advanced version of Puppy Dog This particular stretch is fantastic for opening up your overhead positioning, as ...

EP.112 | Counterbalance Squats for the Win!

EP.112 | Counterbalance Squats for the Win!
Counterbalance Squats FTW If you've never tried out counterbalance squats in your preparation for squatting or catching a heavy load, boy are you m...

EP.111 | Barbell Security

EP.111 | Barbell Security
Do you own a barbell? Store it at your local gym? With people going in and out of gyms, day after day, the odds are pretty strong that someone wil...

EP.110 | Post Murph Clean-up!

EP.110 | Post Murph Clean-up!
Take part in one of Lt. Michael P. Murphy's favorite workouts this Memorial Day Weekend? Great way to show your appreciation for our current and pa...