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Texas Power Bar

by Al Myers
Three different Texas Power Bars in the Dino Gym: 1. Mac TPB (bottom), 2. 10 year old Capps TPB (middle), and 3. New Capps TPB (top).
The Texas Power Bar has become synonymous with THE STANDARD of powerlifting bars over the past 25 years. This bar was initially marketed in the early 80’s […]

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How to Evaluate a Lifting Bar

by Al Myers

COURSE 101: BAR BENDING. Any thoughts on whether this bar returned to its original straightness?
Most that know me know that I have an¬†passion with lifting bars.¬† I have over 50 bars in the Dino Gym – some excellent high quality bars, some just good bars, and others that are just “run of […]

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