Olympic Swiss Bar vs Olympic Football Bar

Swiss Bar vs Football Bar

January 12, 2022 6 min read

Before we begin delving into the differences between a swiss bar and a football bar, lets look at two bars separately.

At first glance, it appears as though the bars are the same.  However, the one difference between each of the bars is that the Swiss bar features grip options that are straight, whereas the football bar offers grips which are on an angle. 

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What is Reverse Hyper Machine?


December 09, 2021 6 min read

A reverse hyper, sometimes referred to as reverse hyperextension, is an exercise using a specific machine that targets your glutes, hamstrings and lower back muscles.  The equipment used is called the reverse hyper machine and works by allowing the user to rest their upper body on the pads whilst they extend their legs up behind them. 
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What is a Monolift in Powerlifting?

What is a Monolift | And why might you need one

December 03, 2021 5 min read

A Monolift is a large apparatus with the core function of removing the ‘walk out’ in a squat.  If using a regular power rack, once you’ve unracked the weight you need to step away from the rack in order to complete your squat. 
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