Barbells and Bars
The barbell is a long iron or steel rod used to support and weight plates. It's the longer version of a dumbbell.
This fundamental piece of equipment is used in competitive sports, such as powerlifting, Olympic weight lifting, and CrossFit.
So many exercises use the barbell, such as bicep curl, bench press, Olympic weightlifting, overhead press, deadlift, and squat.
Olympic barbells are the most popular category for barbells and usually an estimated weight of 20 kilograms (44 lb).
From compound movements to isolated muscle groups, the barbell is the home gym or commercial gym essential.