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REP 28.5mm Gladiator MX Barbell

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The popular REP Gladiator Barbell, now offered in a 28.5mm shaft diameter. A bearing bar especially designed for Cross Training or HIIT Style Workouts.
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REP 28.5mm Gladiator Mixed Use Barbell

Our Gladiator barbell is the best barbell we offer, and the 28.5mm makes this bar especially suited for Olympic Lifting, Cross Training, and HIIT Workouts. Choosing the right barbell is both an art and a science, but we have included the most important details below to make your choice as easy as possible. If you are looking for a barbell specifically for the Olympic lifts (Snatch and Clean & Jerk), please checkout the Gladiator WL model.

Strength & Whip:  The increased 28.5mm shaft diameter offers an easy grip but provides some added stiffness for powerlifting style lifts, and at 200k yeild with a 1500 lb rating, bending this bar will not be an issue. 

Coating:  Hard chrome coating is the most rust resistance and lowest maintenance of any coating available.  This is an expensive coating that is avoided by other bar manufacturers who typically use an oxide coating that rusts.

Spin:  With 5 needle bearings, this bar provides incredible spin for those looking to do both the olympic movements and HIIT workouts.

Knurl:  With a mild knurling, it has plenty of knurl for your heavy lifts, but not a shark tooth knurl that rips up your hands for higher rep workouts.  We recommend using a bit of chalk to help with your harder or heavier workouts.


  • 28.5mm diameter 
  • Length: 87.4"
  • 20 kg (45lb) 
  • 1500 lb static rating
  • 5 needle bearings 
  • Hard Chrome coating - most rust-resistant available
  • Ribbed sleeves to keep weights from sliding while training
  • No Center Knurl - Ideal for doing high rep clean workouts without tearing up your neck
  • MildDepth Knurl
  • Single Knurl Markings - Weightlifting - move faster on lifts
  • 230k tensile, 200k yield
  • 5 year warranty


**5-year warranty against defects affecting the performance of the bar, such as bending, collar spin, knurling defects, or problems with the coating affecting the performance of the bar. Warranty covering bending does not cover dropping it on a box/bench/spotter arms/pins on power rack.

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