8 Best Deadlift Bars: Reviews, Pros, & Cons

With so many barbells on the market, knowing which ones are best for deadlifts can be difficult. New equipment companies continue popping up left and right, and knowing where to go for quality equipment can be hard.  But don’t worry. I’ve got you covered if you need help finding a deadlift bar. While most barbells … Continue Reading8 Best Deadlift Bars: Reviews, Pros, & Cons

How Much Does a Barbell Weigh? 14 Types Explained

The most common barbell at most gyms weighs 45 lbs (20 kg). There are other types of bars, like women’s specific barbells weighing 33 lbs (15 kg) and specialty barbells weighing up to 70 lbs. No matter which barbell you use, knowing the starting weight of the bar is essential for any good lift. Using … Continue ReadingHow Much Does a Barbell Weigh? 14 Types Explained

13 Best Adjustable Dumbbells: Pros, Cons, Reviews

A personal home gym is high on the wish list for most fitness enthusiasts. But purchasing all that equipment gets expensive fast. And you have to have ample space to store all this equipment.  Owning a heavy adjustable dumbbell set is a solution to both of the problems mentioned. You benefit from a complete dumbbell … Continue Reading13 Best Adjustable Dumbbells: Pros, Cons, Reviews

10 Best Powerlifting Barbells For Your Home Gym

The top piece of equipment for any powerlifter is a power bar. Sure, it would be nice to have a top-level power rack, but without a barbell, the lift wouldn’t happen! Many great brands provide excellent barbells, so how do you determine the best powerlifting bars on the market? The 10 top powerlifting barbells in … Continue Reading10 Best Powerlifting Barbells For Your Home Gym

How Much Does a Smith Machine Bar Weigh? (The Answer May Surprise You!)

A Smith machine bar usually weighs between 20 to 30 lbs (9-13 kg). But the weights vary by brand and can weigh as low as 13 lbs (6 kg) or up to 45 lbs (20 kg).  Don’t miss the table below with the most popular Smith machine bar model weights. I also share the weights … Continue ReadingHow Much Does a Smith Machine Bar Weigh? (The Answer May Surprise You!)

How Much Does a Trap Bar Weigh? A Beginner’s Guide

Deadlifting with a trap bar can be a safer alternative than a straight bar. But they’re less common so most people have questions about them. How much does a trap bar weigh? A standard trap bar weighs 55 lbs, which is heavier than a typical barbell (45 lbs) because the trap bar requires more material to … Continue ReadingHow Much Does a Trap Bar Weigh? A Beginner’s Guide