What is a specialty barbell?

Specialty bars are unique training alternatives to the Olympic standard barbell. The variety they offer to training regimes is extensive. With the variety of training come a variety of benefits. If you have never trained with anything but a barbell (aside from dumbbells), this may seem foreign.

What is a specialty barbell?

Specialty bars are unique training alternatives to the Olympic standard barbell. The variety they offer to training regimes is extensive. With the variety of training come a variety of benefits. If you have never trained with anything but a barbell (aside from dumbbells), this may seem foreign.

What are specialty bars?

Specialty bars are exactly what they sound like. Special. They provide a specialty. They aren’t meant to replace all of our basics, but rather to enhance the adaptations we may be looking for when using them.

What is a Duffalo bar for?

#2 Duffalo bar- traditionally a “Buffalo bar,” but this was designed by Chris Duffin and was renamed the Duffalo bar. Think of it as a bent Texas Squat Bar. Uses: Multiple- Primarily this bar is used for squats to alleviate shoulder pain and bicep impingement.

What is a tsunami bar?

The Tsunami Bar® is a state-of-the-art flexible barbell that is made of a combination of special composite materials that provides an extraordinary training stimulus.

Is a Swiss bar worth it?

The Swiss bar, sometimes referred to as the football bar or multi-grip bar, is a very popular piece of equipment for building strength. Not only does the Swiss bar help you get strong, but it also improves training variety and it’s great for those with shoulder/upper extremity issues.

What is a Kabuki bar?

The Kadillac Bar is Kabuki Strength’s version of the football bar that utilizes the same curvature as the ever-popular Duffalo Bar. Sleeves are machined to the Olympic standard which allows the use of regular collars, and traditional end caps for both tight tolerances on plates, but also a great look.

What is an axle barbell?

An Axle Bar or “Fat” Bar is exactly what it sounds like. It is a barbell that is thicker than most standard Olympic barbells, typically 2 inches in diameter. Here are a few other things to know about Axle Bars: There is typically no knurling on the bar. Chalk is your only friend here.

What does an earthquake bar do?

The Earthquake Bar The resistance bands stretch and contract as you move through your bench press (or overhead press, or squat) movements which cause instability in the bar by pulling and pushing constantly in different directions. The bar wants to shake and oscillate (that’s the earthquake part) as you lift.

Are Kadillac bars worth it?

The Kabuki Strength Kadillac Bar is the best multi-grip bar we’ve reviewed. It features high attention to detail on areas that matter, a camber angle borrowed from the ever-popular Duffalo Bar, and a fit and finish that is top-notch. If you want the best and can stomach the price tag, we recommend the Kadillac.

Is neutral grip bench press better?

Generally speaking, if lifters are experiencing problems with benching at higher frequencies and want to keep working towards their upper body strength goals without taking time off from the specificity of the bench press’s movement patten, then a neutral grip variation is a great way to keep progressing.