Escape Fitness Technique Practice Bar
For the sake of safety, it's important to get the technique right before attempting any dangerous lifts. With the Escape Fitness Technique Practice Bar, you can perfect your form using a lighter bar to help make sure you won't injure yourself when you increase the weight.
Who Can Make Gains with the Escape Fitness Technique Bar?
The smaller, lightweight design of the Escape Fitness Technique Bar makes it ideal for practicing tricky movements with less risk of injury. This helps novice gym-goers build confidence in their technique to help ensure they get the best results when working out. Even experienced lifters can use this lightweight bar to try out new movements before attempting the with heavier equipment.
Key Features and Benefits
- Light 5kg barbell to help you get used to movements
- Short collars for holding a few small weight plates
- Lighter weight ideal for practicing correct form
- Textured surface for greater grip while lifting
- Anatomic markings to signal where hands should position
Who Can Use the Escape Fitness Technique Practice Bar?
The Escape Fitness Technique Practice Bar is ideal for anyone looking to try out a new barbell exercise that they want to perfect before trying with more weight. This smaller practice bar is 15kg lighter than the average Olympic barbell so it's less dangerous to use when learning a new movement.
How Do I Use the Technique Practice Bar?
When you want to try out a new movement, first find out the correct technique either from a trusted online source or a personal trainer. Next, position yourself in front of a mirror and use the bar on its own to practice perfecting the technique. You can ask a personal trainer to spot you and tell you where to improve.
Once you feel more confident, add some lightweight plates to increase the resistance and see how you fare with a heavier bar.
What Movements Can I Perform with the Practice Bar?
There are many barbell lifts that can be dangerous and difficult to perform. However, the Escape Fitness Practice Bar lets you work on your technique safely before you try the real thing. Some of the tricky lifts you may want to practice with this bar include:
- Barbell Rows
- Bench Press
- Power Clean
Featuring textured cross-hatching on the left and right sides of the barbell shaft, the Escape Fitness Practice Bar provides exceptional grip to prevent the bar from slipping. This helps the user to workout confidently without the fear of dropping the barbell and causing themselves harm.
Anatomic Knurl Marks
Located on the cross-hatching are four knurl marks that signify where to position the hands when performing certain lifts. The inner marks are more suited to powerlifting exercises such as deadlifts, squats and bench presses, whereas the outer marks are better for full-body weightlifting movements such as the power clean.
- Shaft Diameter: 25mm (approx. 1")
- Weight: 5kg (11lb)
- Maximum Load Capacity: 50kg (110lb)