Gym maintenance: Taking care of gym equipment is as important as you take care of your body. If you are running a commercial gym or running a home gym, it is most important to clean your gym equipment. Cleaning the equipment will enhance the life of your equipment and performance as well.
Regularly removing the dust, dirt, and sweat from the equipment help the product to perform last longer. We are discussing here that how it done. Here are we are describing the way to clean a barbell, we are telling some methods to clean a barbell. And not one thing that it is not necessary that one the cleaning method described here is suitable for all brands, so you can ask about it from your Barbell manufacturer. Go through these tips to clean the barbell:-
Sweat: When you workout using barbell your sweat goes to the barbell sleeves and shaft from your body, easily you can wipe it out using a cotton cloth.
Dirt and Dust: It might be removed using a cotton cloth, Use a soft brush to clean knurling and threaded grooves.
Cleaning Liquid: Do not use any kind of acid or harmful liquid as it might damage the coating and paint as well. You can use a cloth dipped in mild cleaning liquid to clean the barbell once a month only. Daily cleaning using a liquid will damage paint and coating.
Cleaning Routing: Make a cleaning routine once a week as daily deep cleaning is not required, in daily cleaning will damage the barbell coating and paint. Use a soft cloth for daily barbell cleaning.
Humidity: If there is moisture in the gym area then you must have to cover the gym equipment with a cloth when not in use. Covering the equipment will slow down the process of moisture.
Stack properly: Store the barbell properly on its rack when not in use, do not place the barbell on the floor or lean it against a wall, as the barbell will collect dust when you place it on the floor and when it is placed against a wall If it is kept on a support, then moisture comes in it. So put it on the barbell stand after every use.
Packing: If you are moving the barbell to another place, make sure you wrap the barbell properly before you transport it.