Gym Maintenance & Weightlifting Tips

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.121 | The Next Thing in Hook Grip Tape

EP.121 | The Next Thing in Hook Grip Tape
How many different types of hook grip tape have you tried?  If you fall into the seasoned weightlifter category, chances are that you've gone throu...

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.117 | Wood OR Rubber Platforms?

EP.117 | Wood OR Rubber Platforms?
When it comes to weightlifting platforms, should you invest in wood or rubber?  The answer to this question is highly dependent on several factors....

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.113 | Opening up your Overhead Positioning!!

EP.113 | Opening up your Overhead Positioning!!
Standing Preacher Stretch: a more advanced version of Puppy Dog This particular stretch is fantastic for opening up your overhead positioning, as ...