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If you’re looking to have a more versatile barbell that you can Olympic weightlift with or powerlift with, look no further than our barbells. The happy medium between powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting, they offer the best of both.
Perfect for home gyms or the most intensive training facilities, UK Supreme Fitness Olympic Barbells are of the highest quality and have been tried and tested in some of the most demanding gyms and facilities. We understand a barbell is more than just a lump of steel and the quality of the bar can really affect or improve the athlete's performance. Whether you're looking for 20kg barbells, 15kg barbells or simply a training bar UK Supreme Fitness have you covered.
Ranging from 7.5kg all the way up to 20kg, our barbells suit the needs for all. Tried, tested and developed over four years, our best Olympic barbell is by far the Cronos barbell, and it has been used by some of the world's greatest lifters. The whip combined with high-quality flexy steel produces a barbell that challenges some of the world’s most prestigious brands, but at a cost-effective price.
We pay special attention to the whip, knurling, finish and rotation of all our barbells. We currently have bars in hundreds of CrossFit boxes, Olympic weightlifting facilities and commercial gyms across the UK and Europe. Why not take a look at our accessories such as bumper plates, collars and various other weightlifting equipment.
Olympic barbells vary in weight depending on your strength and training level, however officially they are 20 kilograms or 45 pounds. A women's Olympic barbell weighs in less, at 15 kilograms or 33 pounds. Our 7.5 and 10kg training bars are perfect for technique practise of for those new to training.
Olympic barbells are high-quality pieces of gym equipment, so expect to pay for that. However, an Olympic barbell also shouldn't break the bank. Our barbells are all priced competitively to assure that you're getting the highest quality at the lowest price, starting at £140 and going up to £220.
There are many differences between an Olympic barbell and a standard barbell that somebody new to training might not notice. The biggest noticeable difference is that the sleeves on a regular barbell are 25mm and do not rotate. Whereas an Olympic barbell has 50mm, rotating sleeves. The rotation on an Olympic barbell helps alleviate pressure and strain on the wrists and elbows, meaning you can train harder and for longer periods of time without feeling tense. Olympic barbells are designed to withstand much higher weights than standard barbells. They’re designed to flex under high loads, without the rotating sleeves, weightlifting movements would become difficult.
The sleeve diameter is 50mm, to allow the use of Olympic plates and the shaft is between 28-25mm to align with Olympic weightlifting standards.