Group Training Essentials: A New Twist on an Old Favorite

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Strength training exercises make up a major portion of some of your most popular group classes. Personal trainers also use weight training as a key component when designing their clients’ programs. It is imperative that your facility has the right quantity of strength training equipment to keep up with the demand both in the studio and on the workout floor.

Cardio BarbellStrength training classics such as weighted bars, dumbbells, and resistance bands have been catering to the creativity of your trainers and instructors for years. But even the most popular favorites need an update from time to time, and that’s why Power Systems added a new version of an essential group training piece – the CardioBarbell Pump Set.

This cardio bar and plate set will not only meet the high-volume strength training demands of your entire facility, it will also enhance the strength training experience for your members and staff.

Let’s take a closer look at the major difference maker featured in the new CardioBarbell Pump Set – the plate design:

Cardio Barbell


  • Beveled edge – Keeps the bar in place on the floor when not in use
  • Ergonomically designed grip locations – Provides grip for use as free weights off the bar
  • Urethane construction – Highest quality for a sleek look and feel
  • Stainless steel inner ring – Plates slide on and off with ease for quick exercise transitions

Cardio Barbell



These plates were designed to maximize functionality for classes and training sessions. Paired with a powder-coated steel bar and spring collars – this set will enhance your member experience as well as your overall studio appearance.

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Elisabeth Fouts

About Elisabeth Fouts

Elisabeth serves as the Education Coordinator for Power Systems and is their primary content contributor for blogs and articles on a variety of subjects from personal training and group fitness programming to product spotlights and health club operations. She holds a B.S. in Exercise Science and has over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry from a personal trainer & group fitness instructor to regional level fitness management. Elisabeth is also a Master Trainer for PowerWave Master and holds industry group fitness certifications with ACE & Les Mills.