British Made - Olympic Barbell // Behind the Barbell - Friction Welding

Our British Made – Olympic Weight Lifting Barbell is due for release this coming spring ’17 and in the build up to its unveiling, we’ll be releasing a series of short videos and articles that will explain why buying British and buying Bulldog may be the best investment you make.

First up, we looks at Friction Welding used in the production of our barbell sleeves.

February 10, 2017 — Team Bulldog
30 Marathons, 30 Breakfasts, 30 Days

30 Marathons, 30 Breakfasts, 30 Days

Our resident athlete adventurer - Ross Edgley is attempting to run 30 marathons, in 30 days, on the Bulldog Gear - Trueform treadmill in his kitchen whilst he taste-tests 30 different breakfasts to see which comes out on top.

How to maintain your barbell

Have you had your bars for over 6months in a heavy use environment, with lots of sweaty clients and chalk flying around everywhere? Here we briefly talk through how to maintain your bars and keep them rotating like the day they left our factory.
September 02, 2016 — Team Bulldog

The Benefits of Olympic Lifting

Olympic lifting has never received mainstream recognition. Feared and revered it’s thought to be a specialist training protocol of the giant iron monsters that used to dwell being the Iron Curtain. But studies show embracing this ancient practice could be the best thing you do in your training this year.
January 29, 2015 — Ross Edgley

Ballistic Bumper Plate Review

Apart from being easy on the eyes the new Bullddog Gear flecked ballistic bumper plates are a great piece of kit. They come with individual color coded flecks so you can easily identify what plates are on the bar which isn’t so easy with all black bumpers. They are engineered in Britain and made of recycled rubber which makes the durability of the plates outstanding. 

December 30, 2014 — Bold Apps
Resistance Bands, are they an effective training aid?

Resistance Bands, are they an effective training aid?

Resistance bands could be the most valuable tool you have in your S&C armoury. An age old training aid they even featured in Professor Yuri Verkhoshansky’s book entitled ‘Fundamentals of Special Strength-Training in Sport” (1997), a book that’s still widely used by fitness experts today. But what are they? How do you use them? And how can they help you improve in the gym? Hopefully this article serves to explain all the basics and some of the more advanced applications of resistance band training.
December 22, 2014 — Ross Edgley