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ARMORY ARSENAL

THE ARMORY has an array of resources that can be deployed to help you efficiently reach your goals.  Some of these tools are very specialized and should only be used for particular applications. Others are universal and can be used in a variety of scenarios.  The guides on this page are designed to help you select the best tools from our ARSENAL for your particular purposes.

BARBELLS

ELITEFTS MULTI BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : Blue

  • Weight: 20 kg (44.09 lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

    • Black bar with zinc sleeves

    • Mild knurling with center knurling 

    • Accommodating to high sets of cleans, presses, and curls

    • 1800 lbs weight capacity

    • 14.75” loadable sleeves

    • 28.5 mm (1in) diameter: this is the typical diameter for most bars

    • 84" length bar

  • Use: Anything.  This is the only men's bar in our arsenal that should be used for Olympic lifts (clean & jerk, snatch)

ELITEFTS IRON COWBOY BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : Green

  • Weight: 45 lbs 

  • Characteristics: 

    • Black bar with zinc sleeves

    • Aggressive knurling with central knurling 

    • 2,000 lbs weight capacity

    • 15” loadable sleeves

    • 28.5 mm (1in) diameter

    • 87" length bar

  • Use: Great bar for any lift

ELITEFTS POWER BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color: Red

  • Weight: 45 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Silver bar with zinc plating which prevents rusting

    • Aggressive knurling with center knurling and powerlifting marks

    • Aggressive knurling assists with grip during heavier attempts 

    • Central knurling better for squats, good mornings, lunges 

    • 2,000 lbs capacity 

    • 16.375" loadable sleeves - extended length accommodates  greater load

    • 28.5 mm diameter

    • 86.5" length bar

  • Use: Anything

ROGUE SQUAT BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color: Yellow

  • Weight: 25 kg (55.1lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

    • Stainless steel shaft with chrome sleeves

    • Knurled shaft for optimal “stick” when placed on back

    • 16.795" loadable sleeves

    • 32 mm diameter for reduced whip/flex on heavy loads 

    • 94.99” length bar

  • ​Use: Only to be used for squatting

ROGUE DEADLIFT BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : Orange

  • Weight: 20 kg (44.1lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

    • Black zinc 

    • Aggressive knurling with no central knurling for improved grip with heavier loads 

    • 27 mm diameter which facilitates easier grip and increased whip which allows lifter to pull from a higher point, potentially increasing the amount of weight that can be lifted 

    • 90.50” length bar

  • Use: DEADLIFTS ONLY.  DO NOT USE FOR RACK PULLS OR SHRUGS, AS BAR CAN BE EASILY BENT AND WILL BE PERMANENTLY DAMAGED

ROGUE OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 20 kg (44.1lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

  • Low amount of knurling (Olympic Knurl Marks)

  • -High spin and whip to accommodate the Olympic lifts.

  • -28MM Men’s Olympic Bearing Bar (International Weightlifting Federation standards

  • -Olympic Knurl Marks (no center knurl)

  • -16.25" loadable sleeve length

  • Use: Olympic lifts ( Clean and jerks and snatch).  PLEASE DO NOT USE FOR ANYTING ELSE. BUMPER PLATES ONLY!!!  NO CALIBRATED OR IRON PLATES!!! 

WOMEN'S OLYMPIC TRAINING BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : Purple

  • Weight: 15 kg (33.1lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

    • Copper colored shaft

    • Provides plenty of desired whip 

    • 25 mm shaft for easier grip and control

    • 78" bar length

  • Uses: Designed for functional training

BANDBELL EARTHQUAKE 

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 6.3 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Loading weight requires strap-n-hook with anchor loader or bands

    • Great for injury prevention and rehab because of the proprioceptive benefits

    • Helps heal and strengthen stabilizing muscles while also strengthening large muscle groups 

  • Uses: Bench press, squats, lunges​

BANDBELL ANCHOR LOADER WITH STRAP 

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  • Characteristics: 

    • To be used with Bandbell Bars to load weight 

    • 100 lbs load capacity

BANDBELL SUPER RHINO BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 20 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Built to international power bar dimensions 

    • Flexes enough to give joint relief no matter the weight 

  • Uses: Squats, bench press, and deadlifts

BANDBELL  BRASS KNUCKLE BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 20 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Works similarly to a regular safety squat bar but flexes slightly to remove the stress from joints

    • Great for activating stabilizing muscles 

  • Uses: Squats, good mornings and lunges

ELITEFTS SAFETY SQUAT YOKE BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 65 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Ultra-load displacing pad: allows users to place bar on shoulders without having to extend shoulders behind them 

    • Non-rotating sleeves: this is purposeful! Allows muscles to be loaded appropriately with certain movements 

  • Use: great for squatting, good mornings, Zercher squats, lunges, weighted back extensions, JM press, etc. 

ELITEFTS SAFETY SQUAT YOKE BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 65 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Ultra-load displacing pad: allows users to place bar on shoulders without having to extend shoulders behind them 

    • Non-rotating sleeves: this is purposeful! Allows muscles to be loaded appropriately with certain movements 

  • Use: great for squatting, good mornings, Zercher squats, lunges, weighted back extensions, JM press, etc. 

ROGUE CB-4 CAMBER BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 60 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Curved bar decreases pressure on shoulders and elbows during squat

    • Increased range of motion on bench press

    • Very little whip

    • 38 mm diameter

    • 95" length

    • 900 lb weight capacity

  • Uses:  Squat and bench press

ELITEFTS CAMBERED SPIDER SQUAT BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 80 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • A combination of the SS Yoke bar and Cambered Squat bar 

    • Great for building lower body, lower back, and upper back strength 

    • Superior for developing stability and midsection strength 

  • Uses: Squats, box squats, suspended squats, good mornings, suspended good mornings, walking lunges, walking good mornings, arch back good mornings 

ROGUE TB-2 TRAP BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 60 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Hexagonal frame 

    • Has a set of handles 8.25” from ground and has a set of handles that sit directly on the ground 

  • Uses: Advantageous for beginners to focus on ROM or gradually develop a deadlift program. Can also be used for lockouts, shrugs, or bench press 

ELITEFTS HEX BAR WITH CUTOUT

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 15 kg (33.1lbs)

  • Characteristics: 

    • similar to regular trap bar 

    • Open end allows for different variations of squats, lunges, and deadlifts

  • Uses: Great for split squats, single leg deadlifts, and reverse/walking lunges 

ELITE FTS AMERICAN PRESS BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 38 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Inside angled handles are 8" apart

    • The three neutral grip handles are 17", 24", and 30" apart

    • 5" of rackable space between bar collar and grip rectangle

  • Uses: Benching, overhead pressing, triceps extensions, rowing, hammer curls, and more

ELITEFTS AMERICAN CAMBERED GRIP BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 38 lbs

  • Characteristics

    • 4 different grip positions 

    • Increase the ROM by 2 inches for better muscular contraction 

    • Decrease the ROM by 2 inches by flipping it over; Equivalent to a 1.5” board for bench

    • Semi-supinated or semi-pronated grips easier on joints

  • Uses: Predominantly for benching and rowing

ROGUE RACKABLE CURL BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 35 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Black colored shaft with zinc sleeves

    • 28.5 mm diameter shaft

    • 74.75" bar length

  • Uses: Heavy skull crushers and bicep curls with the ability to rack between sets

TROY OLYMPIC EZ CURL BAR

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  • Barbell Collar Color : None

  • Weight: 17.6 lbs

  • Characteristics: 

    • Bar to sleeve ratio is tighter which reduces bar noise and creates a smoother rotation 

    • Medium knurl for comfortable but secure grip for heavier weights

    • 47” bar length

  • Uses: Designed to increase upper arm mass, strength and definition through the isolation of the biceps and forearms 

LARGE BENCH BLOCK

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  • Characteristics:​

    • Compatible with 28-29 mm barbell shaft diameters 

    • 4 positions equivalent to elevating the bar 2 boards (3”), 3 boards (4.5”), 4 boards (6”) or 5 boards (7.5”) 

  • Uses: 

    • Overload that specific area of the bench press where you’re weak 

    • Tricep development

    • Get used to handling heavier weights  

    • Rehab/Prehab by helping to take shoulder rotation out of the bench press 

ELITEFTS CHAINS

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  • Weight: 18 lbs each

  • Uses: 

    • Add chains to your main lifts to match your lifting leverage 

    • Resistance is lowest when your leverage is at its weakest and it gradually increases as your leverage improves 

    • For example, during the bench press when the bar is on your chest the majority of the weight of the chain will be on the floor.  As you press the bar off your chest more lengths of chain will come off the floor which makes the weight progressively heavier

ELITEFTS EZ CHAIN SLEEVES WITH SHACKLES

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  • Uses: quickly and easily attach chains to the end of your barbell 

ELITEFTS EZ SQUAT-BENCH LOADER STRAPS

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  • Use: makes adding chains to your squat or bench bar more efficient for better training sessions

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