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The barbell (BB or BBell) is the predominant implement of weight training (along with dumbbells) composed of a length of steel bar affixed with circular weights of differing denominations (plates) on both ends. Typical barbells are approximately one inch to one-and-an-eighth inches in diameter and five to seven feet long. [1]

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  1. Training Glossary. (n.d.). Retrieved on 2008-08-09.