Over three decades ago, Al Gerard, an engineer and Powerlifter from North Carolina invented a piece of training equipment that would change strength training forever. His “Gerard Trap Bar” allowed trainees to train their legs without overtraining the lower-back.
The Trap Bar has become the piece of equipment for every gym. Al was able to deadlift over 725 pounds using his invention. Here’s a look at Al and the quite impressive results of heavy Trap Bar Training.