“Strength is Never a Weakness”

– Mark Bell, SuperTraining Gym

About Barbell Pursuits

Our aim is to deliver straight-forward, simple and actionable advice that gets results.

No gimmicks, fads or overly-technical essays. Just shit that works!

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Does Sleep Improve Strength and Muscle Gains?

You've heard it all before, and the fact that sleep is good for your health is well-known. Yet, too many ...
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How to Train your Body and Mind After 50

Turning 50 is a major milestone. It is a time of celebration and acceptance, and also of creating new goals ...
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Simple Tips to Improve Sleep for More Strength & Muscle Gains

People, I’m sure you’re aware of this but just in case this tidbit of vital information passed you by, I’m ...
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What is the Best Way to Measure Body Fat?

Assessing your body composition, and more precisely, how much fat you have is a key piece of information. Finding the ...
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Grip Strength Equipment Reviews 2020 – Best Tools to Build a Stronger Grip

Grip strength and training to increase it should be a priority for lifters. If you want to know exactly why ...
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Best Weight Lifting Belt 2020

The hunt to find the best weight lifting belt is inevitable at some point in a lifter's quest for strength ...
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Rogue Ohio Deadlift Bar vs Texas Deadlift Bar – The Best Deadlift Bar?

Nowadays, it seems like there is a different kind of bar for almost every exercise or style of lifting. The ...
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Best Weight Lifting Straps 2020 – Which Wrist Straps for the Gym?

Should you use weight lifting straps? When should you use them? What are the best weight lifting straps?For some reason, ...
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Deadlift Shoes Guide 2020 – Best Shoes for Deadlifting

Are you looking for ways to increase your deadlift quickly? Usually, I would say there are no shortcuts and it ...
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