Rogue CB-4 38MM Camber Bar endcaps
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Rogue CB-4 38MM Camber Bar

There’s a new camber bar option for those with mobility limitations – check out the Rogue CB-4 38MM Camber Bar – made in the USA! The cambered squat bar is a kind of specialty bar that is remarkably effective in improving your squat strength and skill. It has an upper horizontal steel bar with two vertically-welded steel bars that extend beneath it. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Rogue CB-4 38MM Camber Bar – Overview The Rogue CB-4 38MM Camber Bar made its public debut as the “Double T” Bar at the 2022 Arnold Strongman Classic and was designed in collaboration with Westside Barbell. This design aimed to create a curved/bowed specialty bar fitted to [Read more …]

Fringe Sport 15 kg Womens Wonder Bar Olympic Barbell with an athlete 2
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Oly Bars for Women

Get a CrossFit style workout in your garage with a Women’s Oly bar. Here’s the Passion Pink and Purple Wonder Bars from Fringesport. These are just one example of a Women’s Barbell for Olympic Lifting. How is this different than a men’s bar? The 25mm diameter is MUCH easier to grip with smaller hands. Because of the smaller size, these bars are lighter – weighing in at about 15 Kg (vs 20 Kg for a men’s.) Women’s barbells are made for those with smaller hands and those who need a lighter bar to start their lifting journey. Using a more appropriate bar for your convenience will enhance your workouts and keep you safer. So this means you can also use [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Cambered Swiss Bar with a user 4
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New Cambered Swiss Bar from Rep

Let’s take a look at the brand-new Cambered Swiss Bar from Rep Fitness. With the Cambered Swiss Bar, your hands rest lower than they typically would on a straight bar making it perfect for people with injured shoulders or low flexibility. To create the best multi-grip bar, Rep Fitness examined existing products to determine strengths and weaknesses and leveraged their engineering team’s proficiency and a skilled consumer review group to complete the ultimate feel. You can get this great piece of gym equipment for your home or garage: Cambered Swiss Bar – Overview The Rep Fitness Cambered Swiss bar is an excellent addition to any gym or garage. It is a versatile device providing a tremendous range of motion, and [Read more …]

Rogue 29mm Stump Bar in the gym
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Rogue 29mm Stump Bar – Shorty Ohio Bar in Stainless Steel

In a tight workout space? (Like a home or garage gym?) You may want to look at the new Rogue 29mm Stump Bar. It’s an Ohio bar that’s shorter than average – but still rackable! A shorter sleeve bar doesn’t mean less functionality. Short barbells from Rogue will prove that they can do better than other short bars. They are even used in CrossFit Games! You can do different lifts like Olympic lifting, powerlifting, and more with these short bars. Get these shorty bars now from Rogue Fitness: Rogue 29mm Stump Bar – Overview Small yet outstanding compact barbell provides you the same functions and benefits as a typical sized barbell. Rogue manufactures shorter versions of the stainless steel Ohio [Read more …]

Rogue HD Bar Jack full view smaller
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Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack Review

Let’s review the Deadlift Bar Jacks available from Rogue. What’s a deadlift bar jack? It’s a handy device that lets you quickly and easily prop up a barbell (even if heavily loaded) to add or remove plates. Rogue, the leading manufacturer in strength and conditioning equipment, has now come up with new Deadlift bar jack options to improve your training. Here’s some of the bar jacks we are going to look at: Let’s check these out. Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: We got hands-on with the Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack because it’s a great option to help you get more [Read more …]

Heavy snatch with a rogue olympic WL barbell
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Best Olympic Weightlifting Barbell

Let’s look at who makes the best Olympic weightlifting barbell. What’s an Olympic weightlifting barbell (also sometimes called an Oly bar)? It’s a tough barbell used for lifting big weights. But, more importantly, it has the qualities you need for the Olympic lifts: the snatch, and clean and jerk. What exactly does that mean? That’s what we’ll explain next. First, let’s look at an example. Shown here is someone you might recognize (Rich Froning) using the Rogue Olympic WL Bar to perform a “snatch”. The snatch is one of the two lifts used in Olympic competition – but I’m betting you already know all about that. Here’s all the Olympic weightlifting barbells we are going to review in this article: [Read more …]

PR-4000 Power Rack used for squats
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Rep Fitness Power Racks

Let’s look at power racks for your garage gym. A good power rack is a garage gym essential – because it lets you lift heavy weight safely. As a bonus, the best power racks let you do a whole lot of other exercises too. Shown above is the PR-4000 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness as an example. It is an exceptionally well-built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best squat stand or rack for a garage gym. Better still, it has a lot of options for expansion – which is part of the fun of customizing your power rack. We’re going to highlight products from Rep Fitness. They make high-quality gear – at bargain [Read more …]

The Rogue Boneyard Bar Review - Boneyard bars get a special custom endcap. All are made in the USA, by Rogue Fitness.
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Rogue Boneyard Bar Review

We’re going to talk about one of the best kept secrets in quality gym equipment: the Rogue Fitness Boneyard Bars. Let me tell you how I got a great Rogue Fitness bearing bar for weightlifting – at a $270 discount. First of all, what is a boneyard bar? Boneyard bars are seconds quality Olympic barbells manufactured by Rogue Fitness that have simple cosmetic issues. Consequently, these bars are brand new, made in the USA, function just fine, but are available at a sizable discount. Before you search on craigslist, reddit, or fb marketplace for months at a time for the right thing – why not get a great bar brand new right from the source? Sure, a used barbell for [Read more …]

The American Barbell Power Bar has a shaft made from precision grade alloy steel
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Best Powerlifting Barbell

Rogue Fitness now has the Kabuki Strength Duffalo Bar available. This specially curved bar reduces stress on the shoulders, biceps, and back, while enabling scapular retraction and superior joint centration. Let’s look at who makes the best powerlifting barbell. What’s a powerlifting barbell (Also called a power bar or power barbell)? It’s a tough, stiff Olympic sized barbell used for lifting big weight – think heavy squats, heavy deadlifts, and big bench presses. Shown here is the Rogue Ohio Power Bar – it is our top pick for best power bar. These bars are big so they can hold a lot of weight, but they also have some very important differences as compared to the type of Olympic barbell you [Read more …]

boneyard WL bar and a Rogue Ohio Cerakote bar - side by side
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Guide to the Rogue Cerakote Colors Olympic Barbells

Did you know that Rogue Olympic barbells are available with Cerakote – a thin-film ceramic coating that offers amazing durability, protection, and a choice of colors and patterns? Cerakote is also popular in the gun industry – because of the range of custom colors that can be used, but also because of the amazing durability of this thin-film coating. Here’s the barbells we are going to review in this article. Before you buy Need help understanding the lingo for Olympic barbells? Check out our barbell guide. Make sure you get the right barbell for the training you intend to do. Why Cerakote for a barbell?? Cerakote has a number of advantages over traditional coatings. Cerakote is resistant to wear, abrasion, [Read more …]