Adamant Barbell Blog – Gym Equipment Guides and Reviews 2018-06-12T15:20:03+00:00

Fringe Sport Hex Bar and Bumper Plates Review

June 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

In the past I have purchased barbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, a prowler sled and bumper plates from Fringe Sport. Every time, the customer service has been outstanding, shipping has been fast and usually free and the equipment is high quality. You may pay a little bit more, but you get what you pay for. In my opinion, their equipment is top notch [...]

Fringesport Commercial Squat Rack with Spotter Arms – Review

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Dumbbell squats and dead-lifts have their place in any hypertrophy routine, but when it comes to building serious strength, you’ll be hard-pressed to do it with a set of dumbbells. This is where barbells come in. We’re not going to debate the pros and cons of training with barbells and dumbbells in this article, but rest assured, a barbell strength training setup [...]

Texas Squat Bar Review

June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Editor's Note: Nikita evaluated this particular Texas Squat Bar at the family-owned gym, Renfrew Strength and Conditioning Center, up in Nova Scotia. As you can see from the pics, this bar has been put through the paces for years. Even though it's an older bar, Capps Welding still makes the bar pretty much the same. They say everything is bigger and better [...]

Rep Fitness Rubber Hex Dumbbell Set 5-100 lb with Racks – Review

June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Introduction I’ve had adjustable dumbbells for the last 10 years. I started with the old school dumbbell rods that you could slide plates onto, and then fasten with nuts. I then moved on to a Powerblock 50-lb set for a few years. And then, I made the jump to the Bowflex 1090s.  A significant reason for using these dumbbells was so that [...]

A Guide to IWF-Certified Olympic Weightlifting Bars

May 15th, 2018|22 Comments

  CONTENTS Intro: About IWF Bars IWF Bars Chart Eleiko Uesaka Werksan My Recommendations I - Intro: About IWF Bars IWF certified weightlifting bars are the best of the best! This article to help you get the right one for your needs and preferences. The only IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) certified bars for IWF competitions, including the pinnacle of competition, the Olympic [...]

The Best Women’s 15kg Budget Olympic Weightlifting Bars

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

  CONTENTS Intro What Makes a Good Women's WL Bar The Bars Rogue 25mm Training Bar York 32003 Rep Gladiator Fringe WL Bar I - Intro This is for women's olympic weightlifting bars (often called WL bars for short) that are best for doing the clean and the snatch.  With the rise of women doing olympic lifting in Crossfit, and other female lifters incorporating [...]

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