What is the Olympic
Generally speaking, olympic bars are designed to hold a lot
more weight than standard bars. The average standard bar that would be used in
a home gym may only carry approximately 50 to 100kg. However, because an
olympic bar is heavier and is often able to hold up 360kg or more without
A normal olympic bar has a 5 cm sleeve that holds the weight
in place on one end and usually includes a spring collar to keep the weight in
place on the other ends, though some people prefer a different type of collar
instead. Olympic barbells also have rotating sleeve on the end so that the
plates can spin freely without creating undue stress on your wrist, which is
particularly important if you are lifting a lot of weight.
What is the 6ft Olympic Bar?
The live up 6ft olympic bar is a compact olympic training
bar preferred by users with limited workspace. Its weight capacity is lesser
than the 7ft Bars due to its shorter sleeves.
How does the 6ft Olympic Bar work?
Featuring heat-treated high polished carbon steel straight
Ideal for those partaking in heavy strength training and
Rotating sleeves allow for ease of movement during use and
floor based abdominal or core work whilst the diamond-knurled grips provide
optimum gripping action.
Practicing the classic lifts like squats, dead lifts, bench
press, clean and press will expose your body to an extremely efficient and
productive movement pattern.