Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

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.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.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.109 | Do Your Plates Rattle?

EP.109 | Do Your Plates Rattle?
This week's episode... Bumper, training or competition plates making a rattling sound? If so, chances are that the middle inserts are getting loose...

EP.108 | How to Unload Your Bar Safely

EP.108 | How to Unload Your Bar Safely
Hopefully you've never been the source or victim in the following scenario... Scenario -You grab a barbell and set it up for squats -Bar is fully l...

EP.106 | The Makeshift Deadlift Jack

EP.106 | The Makeshift Deadlift Jack
The Makeshift Deadlift Jack. Ever found yourself loading/unloading a bar, only to constantly struggle with the plates getting caught on the ground?...

EP.105 | Why Durability Matters

EP.105 | Why Durability Matters
Durability with what?  Your trusty brush that you use to clean your bars of course!  Not all brushes are equal.  Some are flimsy, some are cheap, a...

EP.102 | How OFTEN to Maintain Your Barbells

EP.102 | How OFTEN to Maintain Your Barbells
We're going to continue hammering this home with the spring and summer coming up! When it comes to barbell service frequency there are various fac...

EP.101 | BEFORE Putting the Bar Away!

EP.101 | BEFORE Putting the Bar Away!
The process of putting a bar away should be simple right? Well, it should be.  Unfortunately, in the world of functional fitness, commercial and ot...

EP.100 | BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE...

EP.100 | BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE...
IF YOU NEGLECT YOUR BARS...  SPRING IS UPON US... Time to get to work on your beloved bars!  Is barbell cleaning and maintenance a part of your no...