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Home Gym 101. The ESSENTIALS and how to MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU.

Posted by Mark Quesada on

Home Gym 101. The ESSENTIALS and how to MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU.

You used to train all the time when you were in University, hell I know you probably skipped a few classes to train. Who needs Geography 201 anyways, right?. Even after you graduated you had little responsibility and likely more money which left no excuse to not look your best. You were probably training regularly like your university days. Fast forward a few years. Half your co-workers are laid off so you’re doing the work of 4 people. Your boss doesn’t care about your fitness goals; he wants those damn cover sheets on the TPS reports. So when are we...

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Barbell WODs

Posted by Leland Stafford on

Barbell WODs

Barbell Bros will be posting Barbell WOD's 4 days a week! To follow and post your weights/times add us on Instagram  

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Quick Bumper Plate Buying Guide

Posted by Mark Quesada on

Quick Bumper Plate Buying Guide

How do I know what plates I need? We have an assortment of plates at Barbell Bros to service your training needs.   “I don’t need fancy plates but I need quality as my plates are going to take a beating in WODs and heavy lifts” We recommend the Vulcan Black Bumpers. They are made from a high quality rubber and feature a anchored forged stainless steel insert   “I’m looking for a unique bumper that is easily identifiable and sounds great when dropped from overhead” We recommend the Vulcan Alpha Bumper plates. They are made from a special rubber...

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Quick Olympic Barbell Buying Guide

Posted by Mark Quesada on

Quick Olympic Barbell Buying Guide

There are so many bars how do I know which one to choose? We at Barbell Bros want you to have choices! That’s the best way to ensure our customers are getting what they need to meet their specific training demands.   “I am a beginner to intermediate weightlifter and I want an affordable & dependable bar that I can use in my garage or home gym” We recommend the Vulcan One Basic Bar for men and women (25mm)   “I want a great bar that is suitable for both CrossFit and olympic lifting, something that will hold up to WOD after WOD”. We...

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Barbell Bros Launch

Posted by Leland Stafford on

Barbell Bros Launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of Barbell Bros! Barbell Bros is a Canadian retailer of Crossfit and Olympic weightlifting equipment. Barbell Bros has teamed up with Vulcan Strength Training Systems to bring high quality equipment into Canada at competitive prices. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is what sets us apart from the competition.  We are very excited to bring this top tier brand to Canadians. Our product line consists of Olympic Barbells (men and women), Bumper Plates, Gymnastic Rings, Medicine Balls, Slam Balls, Sand Bags, Kettlebells, Speed Ropes, Glute Ham Developers and Squat Stands, Half-Racks and Rigging Systems, and conditioning gear.  ...

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