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🏋️♂️ best Black Friday deals on supps, gym equipment, and more!
It’s OK — catch your breath and regroup. You probably ate a lot of turkey and pie and mashed potatoes yesterday. Feel free to take a break for now, but remember: someone still needs to finish those leftovers.
Here’s what we have in store for you today:
All the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals!
Supplement sales you need to take advantage of.
The best shoulder-saving Swiss bar exercises.
All the Deals!
The American ritual of shopping for discounted merchandise after waking up from a tryptophan-induced hibernation is upon us. And we’ve gathered the best — the best, Jerry! — Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on all things fitness and fitness adjacent.
You can spend all day Googling and (shudder) going to stores in person, or you can sit back and review every fitness-related deal you could imagine without your morning coffee cooling off. All the major names in the fitness space, from the monolithic Rogue to the ever-present Bowflex, are bringing their best deals of the year to you, albeit for a limited time.
Click quickly and often to take maximum advantage of this time of year.
Buy Low and Supplement High
The largest sector of the fitness market has long been the supplement industry. Mixing protein powder and popping amino acids is as common as eating chicken and rice.
Luckily, supplements are more shelf stable than chicken breast, so you can load up on your entire year’s worth of needs by taking advantage of the huge markdowns available during the Black Friday rush.
Prices won’t be this low again until around this time next year, so it’s important to go in with a plan. Make a list of everything you know you’ll need (protein powder, creatine, and pre-workout, obviously), and browse the deals by suppliers like Cellcor and Jacked Factory to find who has what you need. Think of all the extra chicken and rice you can buy with your savings!
Neutral Grip Hotel
Swiss bars might not look as typical-gym-guy-cool as the standard barbell, but trust us, they make a world of difference for your overall strength and joint health. Placing your hands on the bar’s neutral grips, as opposed to the prone grip of a standard straight bar, not only unlocks a new world of muscle stimulus but also softens the beating your shoulders have been taking training with the same grip for years.
You don't need to do anything special with the Swiss bar to reap its rewards. Transposing a Swiss bar into your regular bench press or overhead press routine is as simple as anyone could hope for (especially if you play around with the different width options). The bar is also fantastic for performing a bilateral hammer curl or elbow-joint-friendly skull crusher.
Are you sold yet? For more, check out our picks for the best Swiss bar exercises below.
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