Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

EP.99 | Why to Keep the Chalk Out of the Sleeves!!

EP.99 | Why to Keep the Chalk Out of the Sleeves!!
Are your barbells stored vertically or horizontally?  Nine-bar holder or gun rack?  Do you leave them on the ground or in the rack?  Is there a "ri...

EP.98 | How to Make Your Bar Spin Revisited

EP.98 | How to Make Your Bar Spin Revisited
We know you have some bars out there in your gym that don't spin very well!  Come on, admit it.  Well, do you do any maintenance to help ensure a s...

EP.70 | Bar Shield's Formula: Not Your Average Hardware Oil

EP.70 | Bar Shield's Formula: Not Your Average Hardware Oil
If you aren't familiar with Bar Shield USA, our flagship product is our barbell maintenance kit. Our kit features a black nylon brush, (3) microfi...

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.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.51 | How a Zinc Coated barbell can make your bar LAST LONGER

EP.51 | How a Zinc Coated barbell can make your bar LAST LONGER
Zinc-finished barbells are some of the more popular bars out there that are not going to break the bank, while offering SOME PROTECTION against r...

EP.41 | Protecting Your Bars... Fit Club Edition

EP.41 | Protecting Your Bars... Fit Club Edition
This week's Bar Tip Tuesday is brought to you from Fit Club in Columbus, OH.  Today grabbed nine of the Rogue 2.0 bars that are regularly used in c...

EP.37 | The Back Extension

EP.37 | The Back Extension
Are you a CrossFitter, Powerlifter or Olympic Weightlifter? Maybe you have issues getting your back loosened up. The Back Extension is a fantastic ...

EP.36 | Make Your Barbell Spin Like New Again

EP.36 | Make Your Barbell Spin Like New Again
Are your bars rusty?   Do your sleeves spin well?   Here's your quick fix.   It's inevitable that dust, dirt, etc. are going to find their way...

EP.25 | The Black Oxide Finish

EP.25 | The Black Oxide Finish
This week we dive into the Black Oxide barbell finish. Black Oxide sits in the middle of the road for protection against rust and corrosion. That b...

EP.23 | Rogue Ohio Bar... Spin Restored!

EP.23 | Rogue Ohio Bar... Spin Restored!
  This week on #bartiptuesday we are going to show you a simple and effective way to restore the spin to your barbell sleeves.  In this video we a...