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The Best Short Barbells For Home Use

I have very limited space for my home gym, which takes up roughly half of a small bedroom in my house. I like my full size barbells, but loading and unloading bumpers from a 7ft bar in a small space is cumbersome. 

Thankfully, “shorty” Olympic barbells came on my radar last year and I’ve spent a few months researching and testing a few options for permanent inclusion in my home gym.

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Fringe Sport Hybrid Bar Review

The Hybrid Bar is a great all-around barbell that could easily take the place of multiple higher priced barbells. Unless you’re a high level athlete, this bar could very likely be the only one you need. Seriously.

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CFF Physio Ball Review

The Physio Ball from Christian’s Fitness Factory provides lots of therapeutic benefit in a small package. It looks a bit like a medieval torture device, but don’t let the look fool you – it actually feels really good for use on stubborn tissue.

Rogue Hi Temp Bumper Plates Review - Featured Picture

Rogue Hi Temp Bumper Plates Review

Rogue Fitness Hi Temp bumper plates can be used and abused in the most demanding home fitness settings and will likely outlast your will to use them.

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CFF Keystone Bar Review

The CFF Keystone barbell offers Olympic lifting features and performance normally found at a much higher price point. The spin is incredible, the whip is great, and the soft knurl makes this bar easy on the hands for high-rep sessions.

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