Everything the bodybuilder needs to know, from the basics to the fine points.On all barbells, plates are kept from sliding along the bar by cylindrical clamps called collars. ... This base weight of the bar should be taken into consideration whenever you make up a certain exercise poundage. ... Olympic Barbell For the heaviest loads a such as those used when Squatting or Bench Pressing a an Olympic barbell is usually used. This specialized form of barbell is so finely machined that it balances and revolves much better in the hands than does an exercise bar.
|Title||:||Bodybuilding, the Weider approach|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill/Contemporary - 1981-11|