Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

EP.95 | What Brush is SAFE to Use on Barbells?

EP.95 | What Brush is SAFE to Use on Barbells?
One of the most common questions we receive: What type of brush should I use on my bars?   Although we have covered a similar topic in a past episo...

EP.94 | DISCIPLINED GYM MAINTENANCE

EP.94 | DISCIPLINED GYM MAINTENANCE
Blaine joins us this week on Episode 94 to talk about being disciplined with your bar as well as gym maintenance.  Blaine actively manages Mad Appl...

EP.93 | Inspect Your Bumper Plates Regularly!!

EP.93 | Inspect Your Bumper Plates Regularly!!
Do you inspect your bumper plates/discs on a regular basis? Most of us probably don't pay much attention right? That is, until something breaks...

EP.92 | 3 More Ways to NOT Drop a Bar

EP.92 | 3 More Ways to NOT Drop a Bar
Oh wait, there's more! As noted previously in Bar Tip Tuesday Episode #78, there are specific instances in which you should NOT drop a barbell.   ...

EP.90 | SALT: A Bar Finish Killer

EP.90 | SALT: A Bar Finish Killer
This week's #bartiptuesday features a bar finish KILLER... SALT!  Salt in the air and salt from your sweat can wreck havoc on your bar's finish, le...

EP.89 | What's Awesome About Cerakote?

EP.89 | What's Awesome About Cerakote?
   What's so great about Cerakote? ---> Superior corrosion and wear resistance ---> Abrasion resistant ---> Highly durable   What is C...

EP.88 | Why Do My Barbell Collars Suck?

EP.88 | Why Do My Barbell Collars Suck?
What type of barbell collars do you have experience using?  What type of athlete are you?  Are you a weightlifter?  Are you a Crossfitter?  Are you...

EP.87 | Keep Chalk Out of the Sleeves!

EP.87 | Keep Chalk Out of the Sleeves!
Yeah, yeah we harp quite a bit on chalk huh?  Let's be clear real quick before diving into this week's topic.  We are NOT anti-chalk.  We simply ...

EP.86 | NOT 3:1 Oil

EP.86 | NOT 3:1 Oil
One of the most commonly asked questions that we get from the community is: How is your oil different from 3:1 oil?  As a former user of 3:1 oil fo...

EP.85 | The DIFFERENCE Between a Weightlifting and Powerlifting Bar

EP.85 | The DIFFERENCE Between a Weightlifting and Powerlifting Bar
Don't know the difference?  Maybe you're in the market for buying a barbell or maybe you're at the gym and don't know which bar to use.  If you fal...

EP.84 | Cleaning Gym Corners Just Got Easier!

EP.84 | Cleaning Gym Corners Just Got Easier!
Within the past few months we developed and release an all-purpose and durable gym cleaning wipe to make cleaning up a breeze.  Typically you would...

EP.83 | What's the BEST Way to Store My Bars?

EP.83 | What's the BEST Way to Store My Bars?
First things first... is there a right or wrong answer here?  No, not exactly.  Equipment manufacturers have learned a thing or two over the past d...