Training with loaded barbells and looking for ways to make your life easier?
Here are 4 barbell hacks everyone should know!
- Load the barbell while racked - this is the easiest way to get plates on and off
- Load the barbell with a light plate first - roll it onto a small plate to create clearance, then add the heavy plates
- Slide the bar instead of the plates. Its much easier to drag the bar then it is it grip and balance a 25kg plate.
- Use the barbell as leverage to load the first plate, its also great for unloading a full side of plates.
Watch the video below for a full demonstration on the easiest ways to load a barbell.
We hope this makes loading your barbell a little smoother for your next workout!