Liquid Chalk vs Block Chalk

Liquid Chalk vs Block Chalk for Weightlifting (Which Is Best)

As soon as you get serious with weightlifting, chances are you’ll start to use some form of chalk to support your grip during Olympic lifts.   It’s not essential, but there are obviously reasons why Olympic weightlifters use chalk and some of these benefits include: Improved grip when doing overhead lifts Helps to grip/hold a weight …

Liquid Chalk vs Block Chalk for Weightlifting (Which Is Best) Read More »

Weight Plate Colors

Weight Plate Colors: What Are the Different Weight Plate Colors?

When purchasing weight plates, there is a range of factors that you’ll need to consider including: Material of the weights (steel, urethane, rubber, vinyl) Your budget (some weight plates are significantly more expensive than others) Variety of weights (do you need heavier plates and if so, how many?) Storage space (bumper plates take up more …

Weight Plate Colors: What Are the Different Weight Plate Colors? Read More »

What To Use Instead of Chalk for Lifting

What To Use Instead of Chalk for Lifting (4 Chalk Alternatives)

When weightlifting, you’ll start to notice that certain accessories are used quite frequently, especially if you go to a good gym with an extensive weights area. One popular – or common – accessory that many weightlifters use is chalk.  Lifting chalk improves and secures your grip during heavy Olympic weightlifting exercises like a snatch or …

What To Use Instead of Chalk for Lifting (4 Chalk Alternatives) Read More »