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.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.75 | How to Choose the Barbell for YOU

EP.75 | How to Choose the Barbell for YOU
Over the past 10 or so years the availability of different types of barbells has increased dramatically. With sports such as Olympic Weightlifting...

EP.67 | Are 10 & 15 lb. Bumper Plates Costing You Money?

EP.67 | Are 10 & 15 lb. Bumper Plates Costing You Money?
This week we go over an important equipment maintenance tip that WILL save you some money as a barbell and gym owner.  We cover some of the main d...

EP.65 | Plates hard to get on the barbell?

EP.65 | Plates hard to get on the barbell?
Plates hard to get on the bar? This week we address the barbell's sleeves. If you have been in the workout game for awhile, you may have come acro...

EP.64 | 3 Ways to Increase the Life of Your Barbell Without Breaking the Bank!

EP.64 | 3 Ways to Increase the Life of Your  Barbell Without Breaking the Bank!
Hey everyone!  Daniel here from Bar Shield USA.  Today's installment of #BarTipTuesday will be in a slightly different format, an article from Adam...

EP.62 | How Long it REALLY Takes to Maintain Your Barbell

EP.62 | How Long it REALLY Takes to Maintain Your Barbell
How long does it REALLY TAKE to maintain your barbell(s)?  Most barbell & gym owners out there think that this essential task is much more tim...

EP.61 | Make Gyms CLEAN Again

EP.61 | Make Gyms CLEAN Again
That face when you see blood on the pull-up bar you're using... Picture your pull-up bar caked with chalk, tiny pieces of skin and a red smear (aka...

EP.60 | Making your Bars Spin like NEW Again

EP.60 | Making your Bars Spin like NEW Again
All about that Bar Spin Do you like your wrists just the way they are?  Yeah, me too.  Just a little something you may want to consider when it co...

EP.59 | Lock it up: the Procloc blocker

EP.59 | Lock it up: the Procloc blocker
Do you own your own barbell?  Where do you store it?  At your gym, in a random storage closet or at home?  For those of you that have your own barb...

EP.58 | Should you get a GHD or Reverse Hyper?

EP.58 | Should you get a GHD or Reverse Hyper?
GHD or Reverse Hyper... which one should you get?  It depends, go figure!  What's your budget?  Do you need both?  What type of gym do you have or ...