The Olympic bars, which we want to offer you here, are characterized by a larger diameter than the standard bars - they are 50 mm diameter and are intended for special Olympic weights. In our offer you can find Olympic straight bars, curl bars, olympic triceps bars (including those with rotating sleeves). Most of our Olympic bars are available in chrome. These bars are available in various lengths, but when buying, it is also worth paying attention to the size of the space intended for Olympic weights.
Both professional bodybuilders and beginners can easily use the Olympic bars. It is also an excellent attribute not only during strength exercises, but also fitness training. Olympic bars allow you to create dumbbells with the parameters you actually need.
Olympic bars - basic gym equipment
Olympic bars are one of the most popular types of strength equipment because they make it easier to lift heavier weights. They are used to exercise and shape the upper muscles - arms, forearms and chest. Their special design allows them to be used during training by both bodybuilders and people undertaking regular physical activity. We offer a varied selection of professional Olympic bars for fitness clubs and gyms, as well as for home training.
Types of Olympic bars
Choosing the right bar should depend on the type of training and the muscle part you intend to work on. Similarly to standard bars, Olympic barbells include straight bars, short bars, curl bars and Olympic triceps bars. The standard diameter of a bar of this type is 50 mm, but individual models differ in length. In our offer you will also find the classic 220 cm Olympic bar for men for powerlifters.
The basic type of Olympic barbell is the straight bar. Its use allows you to achieve greater biceps mass than with other bars. Straight bars are recommended for people who want to model their arms muscles. This type of Olympic barbell is helpful for exercises such as:
A special type of this bar is the short bar, which replaces the dumbbells. In our offer it is available with a knurled part of the bar that significantly increases the stability of the grip.
Olympic bars curl are recommended for beginners, because their grippy construction allows you to relieve the wrists. They are perfect for:
- bench press
- biceps muscle training
Curl bars are divided into slightly curl broken and heavy curl bars. The first group is more universal in nature and allows you to train more muscles in your body. The heavy curl broken bar is used for more specialized exercises, for example in modeling the triceps.
Olympic triceps bars
Olympic triceps bar is used to diversify training. It is a multifunctional bar that allows you to perform exercises at the maximum range of movement for the chest, back, arms or triceps.
What to look for when choosing an Olympic bar?
In our offer you will find Olympic bars of various diameters, lengths and weights (from 11 to 20 kg), the type of which you can adjust depending on your training. When choosing the right exercise barbell, pay attention to the maximum allowable load of the barbell. It is equally important to check the following parameters so that your workout runs smoothly and the equipment itself allows you to measure your achievment accurately.
The dimensions of the Olympic barbell should be adjusted to your abilities and hand width. As a rule, the longer the Olympic bar, the greater the range of exercises it allows. However, the length of the barbell should depend primarily on your preferences, because it also affects the intensity of training through a larger space for weight plates. The diameter of the bar depends on the manufacturer and may be less than 55 cm. We also offer narrower bars, such as the Olympic bar, 150 cm long, with a grip diameter of 28 mm.
The weight of the bar depends on its dimensions. By standard, there is a male (220 cm) and a female (210 cm long) Olympic bar. The weight of the bars is respectively 20 kg and 15 kg. The top 20 kg Olympic bar, which you can find in our store, will allow you to carry loads up to 700 kg.