Well balanced with excellent grip, this barbell set already boasts a combined weight of 300 lbs. but can accommodate up to 600 lbs. Solid cast iron weight plates are enamel coated for rust prevention. Spring collars effectively secure weights.
If you're accustomed to training with a standard barbell, the 7' olympic bar may take a bit of getting used to. Protective layer of factory oil will need to be wiped off.
Innovative weight selection process eliminates the need to unscrew collars and remove plates, reducing time between sets. Allows for precision weight adjustment in increments that work well for both smaller and larger muscle groups. Ultra compact space-saving design. Includes a handy instructional DVD.
The weight selection technique has a small learning curve. No option to add additional weight, but the existing 52.5 lbs. is more than enough for beginners to intermediates.
Solid cast iron weights are durable and feature grips for easy carrying. 3 piece olympic bar is easy to assemble and remains secure even under intensive use. Includes spring collars to prevent the weights from shifting. Combined weight of 110 lbs.
At 30 lbs., the bar itself weighs a bit less than traditional olympic barbells, but is still considerably heavier than standard varieties.
Cast iron construction is encased in rubber, resulting in better grip and floor protection, while the hexagonal shape prevents dumbbells from rolling. Pairs range from 5 lbs. to 25 lbs., making it ideal for multiple users or different strength training requirements. No need to adjust weight. Includes stand for easy storage.
Expensive. Takes up considerably more space than adjustable dumbbells, but increasing /decreasing weight is effortless.
Highly affordable starter kit, and with 100 lbs., there's plenty of opportunity for mass gain. Easy to assemble and the standard barbell size doesn't take up much space. Textured bar for improved grip.
Not as durable as our other contenders. Can only accommodate included weights.
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