Dark Iron Fitness Extra-Thick Barbell Pad, 15-Inch

Last updated: July 5, 2022

This barbell pad is a durable option that won’t flatten out from use. It is made from a dense foam that is high quality. The pad doesn’t absorb sweat and moisture, reducing odors.

Dark Iron Fitness Extra-Thick Barbell Pad, 15-Inch

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This barbell pad won’t flatten out.

In our analysis of 27 expert reviews, the Dark Iron Fitness Extra-Thick Barbell Pad, 15-Inch placed 3rd when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Dark Iron Fitness Barbell Pad gives enough padding to give you comfort so you can focus on your form and technique. You can pack on even more weight for better results!

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Over the foam, you also get a synthetic leather outer layer, making it less likely to slip (it velcros around the bar, too) and more durable.
The synthetic leather finish doesn’t absorb moisture and makes it slip-resistant
Designed to wrap easily around your standard Olympic barbell, and featuring a Velcro-clasp to properly secure the pad to the bar, the Dark Iron Fitness is a budget-friendly barbell pad that won’t wilt under heavy weight or absorb sweat and moisture.
Does not absorb moisture

What reviewers didn't like

Not as thick as others
Lacks a middle groove, which only impacts how the barbell sits on your back if you’re using the pad for squats (not hip thrusts)
Might not fit 2 inch thick bars
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