Olympic Barbell 5ft – Essential
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The RPM Power Essential Olympic Barbell Range is designed for those training at home and is well equipped to handle all your major lifts from squats, bench and all press variations.
KNURL GRIP- Barbell diamond knurling pattern on the shaft of Olympic Barbells increases grip for a comfortable feel. RPM Power’s solid weighted bar is compact and convenient enough for all domestic gyms and homes. The Essential 5ft Olympic Bar is a high-performance yet compact piece of weightlifting equipment. At 1500mm in length, the barbell is ideal for home gyms or those with limited space.
SQUAT, BENCH PRESS & DEADLIFT: This weightlifting bar is designed to be used with any 50mm Olympic Standard weight plates. This Olympic bar is finished with a light diamond Knurl, bronze bushing that provides a spin for lifts, reducing strain on wrists. This highly durable bar is great for powerlifting competition-lifts, squat, deadlift and bench press.
CHROME FINISH: Chromed shaft and sleeves provides the Essential barbell with a stunning, hard-wearing, uniform finish. The 5ft Olympic Bar comes with two 2″ spring clips that fit over the bar to secure the weight plates at the ends to prevent them from slipping during a workout.
MAX LIFT 120KG- The 245mm loadable sleeve length on both sides allows for plate loading and can hold up to a maximum weight of 120kg/260lbs. These bars are 28mm diameter for comfortable movement in your hand a greater grip.
Barbell, Olympic Barbell, Powerlifting Barbell
Olympic Barbell 5ft
- Total Length: 1500mm
- Sleeve Length: 24.5cm
- Max Weight Load: 120kg / 260lbs
- Bar Weight: 9.4kg/21lbs
- Colour: Silver
- Shaft Diameter: 28mm
- Shaft Length: 96cm
- Sleeve Diameter: 50mm
- No Centre Knurl
2 x Olympic spring collars included
It is recommended for home gym use and not for commercial gym use.
Suitable for use on our Adjustable Squat Stands
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During peak periods (Christmas etc.) we will do everything we can to dispatch your order so that it is received within 3-5 business days, however, orders may be delayed due to very high volume of orders.
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Republic of Ireland
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Olympic Barbell 5ft
The RPM Power® Barbells & Plates come with a 2 year guarantee.
The guarantee period commences when the item has been delivered to the purchaser or user.
What is covered during the guarantee period?
Malfunction defects that are a direct result of a manufacturing issue(s)
Spare parts free of charge provided the purchaser can provide sufficient, timely evidence of missing/defective parts
Products purchased directly through the RPM Power® website
RPM Power® reserves the right to determine what constitutes manufacturing defects as well as wear and tear.
A guarantee does not cover products for commercial use and is non-transferable to a third party.
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March into fitness
Olympic Weight Bar 5ft 1500mm | 9.4kg
Test your absolute strength with the RPM Power Olympic Barbell
An Olympic barbell without any plates on it is already a useful weight in and of itself and is a basic requirement for some of the best and more powerful exercises, such as deadlifts, squats and presses. Barbells, like other free weights, are much better than the machines at the gym because of the stabilization and coordination aspects they bring to your workouts - use more muscle groups as you balance and lift.
- IPF Knurl Markings
- Weighing 9.4kg
- Non-Aggressive Knurl
- Solid Steel
- Standard 2" Bumper Plates
- 5ft Olympic Bar
- 2 Spring Collars Included
- No Centre Knurl
To answer your question it all depends on your current bodyweight/muscle mass: So if we were to take someone weighing in at 80kg we would take that number and multiply it by the given numbers down below, giving you your 1 rep max for your bench, squat and shoulder press. Through this you can decide/narrow down which plate set/bundle would be best suited for you.
Person weighing 80kg
Bench 1 Rep Max = 45kg (.56 x bodyweight)
Squat 1 Rep Max = 65kg (.81 x bodyweight)
Shoulder Press 1 Rep Max = 35kg (.44 x bodyweight)
Yes the plates are available bundles/sets. Here are the available sets for purchase:
'60KG Bumper Plate Set' = 2 x 5kg, 2 x10kg, 2 x 15kg
'100KG Bumper Plate Set' = 2 x 5kg, 2 x10kg, 2 x 15kg, 2 x 20kg
'150kg Bumper Plate Set' = 2 x 5kg, 2 x 10kg, 2 x 15kg, 2 x 20kg, 2 x 25kg
The recommended set/bundle for the person mentioned above would be the 100kg bundle, as it gives plenty of possibilities for progression and will challenge the individual.
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