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Boneyard Collars for Oly Weightlifting Barbells

Guess what just hit the Boneyard – a big selection of Olympic Barbell Collars. Let’s take a look at Boneyard Collars for Olympic Weightlifting Barbells. A barbell collar is a vital part of weightlifting and is placed on barbells to keep the weight disk from becoming too wobbly and to avoid detaching from the bar while in use. The collar is fastened on the outer side of the disk and can be secured into place by some means, usually by a spring, bolt, or clamp-type mechanism. The Boneyard is where Rogue puts items that aren’t quite cosmetically perfect – at a decent discount. (And they are fully functional, of course!) Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Boneyard Collars for Olympic Weightlifting Barbells – Overview Weight lifting is an elaborate and complicated science. The tiniest movement of the weight disc can affect your stability and balance and your ability to raise the weight. The barbell collar helps by keeping the weight from shaking or slipping around on the bar, helping you to remain steady. It [Read more …]

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Olympic Weightlifting Equipment from Fringe Sport

Let’s look at Olympic Weightlifting Equipment from Fringe Sport. Weightlifting enhances your body structure and gives you a toned figure, but more than that, it can also improve your overall health and make you a more joyful person. Weightlifting can help you reduce your risk of diabetes, burn fat, avoid back pain and even help you combat depression. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Olympic Weightlifting Equipment from Fringe Sport – Overview Weightlifting is a kind of strength training in which you use your body weight or equipment to develop muscle mass, strength, and endurance. One of the most popular equipment in strength training and weightlifting is the barbell. By doing the “Big Four” barbell exercises such as the deadlift, squat, bench press, and overhead press can already give you an overall workout because they each employ various muscle groups. This saves you time instead of doing different exercises or switching from one piece of equipment to another. Weightlifting also improves your athletic performance by strengthening your neuromuscular connection and including coordination and balance. [Read more …]

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Rep Fitness Bumper Plates for Olympic Barbell Lifting

Let’s look at Bumper Plates from Rep Fitness. Instead of steel, bumper plates are made of rubber, enabling lifters to drop the weights from overhead without destroying the floor, plates, and bar. They are quieter than steel plates because they bounce very little, making them an excellent piece of equipment for a home gym. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Rep Bumper Plates – Overview Maybe you are wondering whether you need bumper plates or not. If you are doing Olympic lifts like the clean-and-jerk, squats, or the snatch, you need one so as not to harm your plates, bar, floor, and even yourself. When getting bumper plates, qualities like durability and bounce should be considered. You would be throwing your bumper plates thousands of times, so it is necessary to get bumper plates that are durable and will last long. If you have a home gym, no bounce bumper plates will save you from furious family members and neighbors because they are so much quieter than steel plates. Rep Fitness renders high-value fitness [Read more …]

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Vulcan Olympic Weightlifting Bars

Let’s review Vulcan Olympic Weightlifting Bars. There are two types of bar. The first one is the Power bar, and the other one is the Olympic bar (Oly bar), also known as the weightlifting bar. The Olympic bars are made better with high-quality steel and can handle greater loads. They come in several kinds to be used for Power Lifters, Olympic Lifting, Weight Lifting, and various knurling patterns to cater different activities. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Vulcan Olympic Weightlifting Bars – Overview Vulcan Strength is a principal supplier of Olympic weightlifting equipment, CrossFit Equipment, Home Gym Equipment, and Commercial Gym Fitness Equipment. They are continually improving new and innovative products to satisfy today’s strength training needs. They extend the highest caliber products available on today’s market, and one of their integral beliefs is their commitment to achieving customer satisfaction. Vulcan makes different kinds of Olympic bars with different features for different uses. They meet the IWF Specs for dimensions and weight tolerances offering medium to aggressive knurling. They are also backed up [Read more …]

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Adidas Powerlift 5 Weightlifting Shoes

Need a moderately priced Oly lifter shoe? Check out the Adidas Powerlift 5 Weightlifting Shoes – available from Rogue. Weightlifting shoes may look different from other training and running shoes, but there is a purpose and a reason behind it. The hard, flat sole, elevated heel, and straps are designed to provide excellent stability and a snug fit to keep you safe throughout your lifting training. They also help you with proper positioning, protect your knees, provide lateral and ankle support, provide effective workouts, and better overall health. Here are some of the styles you can get, from Rogue: Adidas Powerlift 5 Weightlifting Shoes – Overview The Powerlift 5 Unisex Weightlifting Shoe is one of Adidas’ most prevalent and versatile series, which now comes with new styles and features to make it more functional. Every part of the Powerlift 5 is improved for the needs of the serious powerlifter with precision design features that also translate agreeably to other lifting movements and any type of athlete. It has an anti-slip rubber outsole, a high-density die-cut midsole wedge, a reinforced heel [Read more …]

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Adidas Adipower III Weightlifting Shoes

Here’s the latest Oly lifter from Adidas – the new Adidas Adipower III Weightlifting Shoes. This is the 3rd generation of this Adidas weightlifting shoe. Weightlifting shoes are supportive when it comes to lifting and help improve your lifting performance. They have elevated heels and a stable outsole to provide support when squatting, doing Olympic lifts such as snatch and clean & jerk, and other lower body exercises. Get the Adipower III now from Rogue: Want something more well-rounded? You can also check out our Best CrossFit Shoes for 2022 review. Adidas Adipower III Weightlifting Shoes – Overview The AdiPower III symbolizes the most technical weightlifting shoe Adidas has ever made. It is a unisex weightlifting shoe that delivers a strong foundation for any workout and to the standards of heavy lifters at the highest levels of competition. Its revolutionary design is initially designed for athletes at the London Olympic Games and continues its development. The shoe has a high-density TPU midsole for lockdown stability and a robust ripstop upper with outstanding breathability. It also has interior reinforcement in the [Read more …]

Fringe Sport 15 kg Womens Wonder Bar Olympic Barbell with an athlete 1
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Wonder Bar Oly Barbell

Let’s take a look at the Wonder Bar Oly Barbell. Known as the “Black Magic” to customers, the Wonder Bar is the smartest addition to your arsenal that will slay the competition. It is a tested and genuine workhorse that will do it all for the training of novices and competitions of barbell professionals. The “Wonder Bar” is a unique innovation from Fringe Sport: Wonder Bar Oly Barbell – Overview The Wonder Bar reigns as the nucleus of the barbell universe at Fringe Sport. It is specifically designed and built for commercial gyms but is available at a home gym price. This bar is versatile enough to serve everyone well and is useful for most training. The Wonder Bar is available in 20kg and 15kg variations for classic men’s and women’s barbell options. It is skillfully constructed to become a seamless extension of your body and movement. With the Wonder Bar, your workout improves, and you are backed with a lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects. 20kg Men’s Wonder Bar Olympic Barbell The 20kg Men’s Wonder Bar Olympic Barbell is available [Read more …]

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Legacy Lifter II Weightlifting Shoes for Women

Let’s take a look at Legacy Lifter II Women’s Weightlifting Shoes. Lifting? Get the stability and support you need with the Legacy Lifter II Weightlifting Shoe. It is a great shoe if you want to correct and advance your squats and lifting performance. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at (From Reebok): Legacy Lifter II Women’s Weightlifting Shoes – Overview The Legacy Lifter II Weightlifting Shoe offers excellent support and stability. Thanks to its solid base. It is made with a raised heel to keep you in a stable squat on the platform. This shoe is designed for Olympic weightlifting with a higher heel than the forefoot to help secure your feet when lifting weights. The earlier version of Legacy Lifter has leather on most parts of the upper, while this version uses textile for more breathability. For Legacy Lifter II, Reebok made only a single wide strap instead of two midfoot straps. The logo is also changed from Delta to Vector, and the TPU heel cup is taller than the prior version to deliver [Read more …]

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Rogue Olympic Plates – Made in the USA

Want made in the USA iron plates? Rogue has them – check out the new Rogue USA Olympic Plates. Olympic weight plates are commonly made of cast iron and are round or octagonal. Olympic plates have two-inch central holes to fit Olympic-sized barbells and are most often used by powerlifters, bodybuilders, or other athletes who lift extremely heavyweights. Rogue USA Olympic Plates have tight weight tolerance of +2% / -0% and are the finest series Rogue has ever produced. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Rogue USA Olympic Plates – Overview Rogue partnered with Cadillac Casting and OSCO Industries, two of Midwest’s most experienced and well-equipped foundries, to cast the USA Oly Plates. All plates highlight a slim profile, durable E-Coat finish, and a rare four-surface machining process that assures it fits securely on the bar, is uniform in diameter, and sits flush against other plates when loaded. All 55LB, 45LB, 35LB, 25LB, and 10LB plates are cast by the Cadillac team using ductile iron, which has superb tensile strength and yield strength, along with [Read more …]

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Nike Romaleos 4 SE Weightlifting Shoe

Here’s the newest color option of the Nike Romaleos 4 SE from Nike. The Nike Romaleos family is known for two things – strength and stability. These are Olympic weightlifting shoes that are heavier, with a flat sole and midfoot straps for a tight fit. They enable you to push into the floor with less effort, producing more power throughout a lift. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Romaleos 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s our earlier hands-on review of the Rom 4: Nike Romaleos 4 SE – Overview The upper of Nike Romaleos 4 SE is made mainly from a woven type of fabric that is solid but flexible. The material is a bit hard and needs a little time to break-in, and when it does, it becomes comfortable. The toebox of the shoe arches nicely for split jerks without curving easily. The Nike Romaleos 4 SE highlights a broad, flat base and a supportive foundation. [Read more …]