Safety at the Bar

by Westside Barbell on November 11, 2019

The Safety Squat Bar is one of the most utilized bars at Westside.

So much so, we actually own several. The one pictured above is the most basic and widely used. While Louie's safety bar is actually welded with the pads at a steeper downward angle. This deeper angle has caused many a lifter to black out mid squat, and taught them to push up on the handles in order to stay upright, or suffer the consequences...