Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

EP.133 | Hand, Wrist & Forearm Health

EP.133 | Hand, Wrist & Forearm Health
Forearms brutally stiff?  Have elbow pain?   When's the last time you gave some love to your forearms/hands/wrists? Over time, the forearms, hand...

EP.131 | The Difference: Bare, Oxide & Zinc Bar Finishes

EP.131 | The Difference: Bare, Oxide & Zinc Bar Finishes
What do you know about Bar Finishes? Each finish has their goods and bads.  Bare steel, black oxide, chrome, zinc, cerakote, stainless steel, etc. ...

EP.128 | 3 Ways to Increase the Life of Your Bars!

EP.128 | 3 Ways to Increase the Life of Your Bars!
Get the most out of your equipment!   Barbells can last a long time.  A very, very long time.  With proper care, maintenance and good old-fashione...

EP.126 | Unload Your Bar the RIGHT Way!

EP.126 | Unload Your Bar the RIGHT Way!
Increase the Awareness! Far too many bar sleeves have fallen victim over the years... Have you been guilty or witnessed a fellow workout buddy in...

EP.125 | 3 Set-ups to Restore Bar Spin!

EP.125 | 3 Set-ups to Restore Bar Spin!
Now that we've covered 3 Set-ups for Cleaning the Exterior of your Barbell, now it's time for the barbell spin. We're going to cover three set-ups...

EP.124 | Bar Cleaning: 3 Easy Set-ups

EP.124 | Bar Cleaning: 3 Easy Set-ups
On this week's episode of #BarTipTuesday... We're going to give you three easy set-ups to utilize when cleaning your barbells.  Simple set-ups but ...

EP.123 | Pull-up Bar Surface Rust

EP.123 | Pull-up Bar Surface Rust
How are the pull-up bars holding up?Do you have powder-coated or bare steel?Do you do anything to maintain your bars? Some love a pull-up bar free...

EP.122 | NO Olympic Bars in the Rack!

EP.122 | NO Olympic Bars in the Rack!
DON'T. DO. IT. If at all possible, avoid using your Olympic bars in the rack!  Use an all-purpose bar (i.e. Rogue Ohio Bar) to squat, press, etc. w...

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.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...