#16 – Barbell-o-phobia

Barbellophobia is a condition that affects millions of gym goers worldwide, causing strength loss, gainitis, and a plethora of other diseases and negative outcomes…


Ok, maybe that’s a stretch, but we do know there are lots of people out there NOT barbell training that nevertheless could benefit. People that want to be healthier, gain back their basic function and independence, look better in a bathing suit – all things for which barbell training is the answer. But why do people shy away from barbells? Coach D and Trent discuss fear of lifting weights, some of the reasons why people fear barbells, and some strategies for getting over an irrational fear of lifting weights and getting stronger.


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