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Chrome Trap Bar
The Trap Bar makes it easier to teach the deadlifts.
The Trap Bar gives you more carry over to sports performance
The first thing you’ll notice about the trap bar is its geometry. The most significant practical difference this translates into is where your body will bear the load and therefore, the kinds of exercises it best serves. It will also alter some of the older ones – for the better.
The bar itself is a diamond shape, which means you stand inside it and grip the handles laterally. This provides a more natural, neutral hand position. It also effectively positions the load around you, making it ideal for shoulder shrugs.
The Trap Bar is also excellent for deadlifts. It makes it easier to teach the deadlift (especially with the two different handle heights) and allows your torso to remain more upright, which means there are less shearing forces exerted on the spine. It also targets the quadriceps more than the posterior chain, which means that the benefits are transferred more effectively into vertical leap training.
It also means you won’t end up peeling the skin off your shins like you’re deadlifting with a cheese grater.
- Shaft diameter: 28mm
- Shaft Coating: Chemical Chrome (more durable than standard chrome)
- Sleeve diameter: 50.1mm
- Sleeve length: 35cm plate loading
- Distance between handles: 65cm
- Overall length: 163cm
- Weight: 22.5kg
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7. Daily Dispatch
Most orders will ship from our warehouse SAME DAY (Monday- Friday) if place before 11am.
Though larger palletised orders are likely to take longer.
Details on Australia wide delivery times can be found on our Shipping Information page