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Having Securing Member (e.g., Locking Collar, Etc.) For Retaining Weight On Bar

Having Securing Member (e.g., Locking Collar, Etc.) For Retaining Weight On Bar patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

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Exercise Devices


User Manipulated Force Resisting Apparatus, Component Thereof, Or Accessory Therefor > Utilizing Weight Resistance > Handheld Bar With Weight At Each End (e.g., Barbell, Dumbbell, Etc.) Or Component Thereof > Having Securing Member (e.g., Locking Collar, Etc.) For Retaining Weight On Bar



Exercise weight plate with integral retaining mechanism.
09/25/14 - 20140287890 - A a robust weight plate of a size similar to industry-standard components integrated with a retaining mechanism capable of engaging an industry-standard weight bar to form a barbell or a dumbbell assembly....

Exercise dumbbells
09/18/14 - 20140274596 - An exercise dumbbell includes a handle member and weights positioned at opposite ends of the handle member. An additional weight forms a box about the handle member and the end weights. At least one weight selector is movably mounted on the handle member to selectively engage the end weights. At...

Locking mechanism
09/11/14 - 20140256520 - A locking mechanism for a shaft provides secure frictional engagement to the shaft while manually operable to be removed from the shaft. There is a first cylinder allowable to slide freely on the shaft. One or more holes retaining one or more balls allow a projection of the balls into...

Locking mechanism
09/11/14 - 20140256521 - A locking mechanism for a shaft provides secure frictional engagement to the shaft while manually operable to be removed from the shaft. There is a first cylinder allowable to slide freely on the shaft. One or more holes retaining one or more balls allow a projection of the balls into...

Nested weight plates for barbells and dumbbells
08/28/14 - 20140243168 - A weight plate system for a barbell or dumbbell includes a first plate adapted to be mounted directly on the bar of a barbell or dumbbell, with the plate having an outer perimeter spaced outwardly from the bar when mounted thereon. A second plate includes a center hole adapted for...

Weight training device with tire weights
08/07/14 - 20140221174 - A weight training device with tire weights has a gripping handle, two inner retaining panels separately mounted on the gripping handle, two outer retaining panels each respectively mounted beside a corresponding one of the inner retaining panels, and multiple tire weights mounted and held between each outer retaining panel and...

Dumbbell glide apparatus with weight adjusting key
08/07/14 - 20140221175 - A dumbbell apparatus which is adapted with a series of weight plates, the number of which can be safely and reliably adjusted with a single simple motion. The apparatus comprises a cradle for storing and deploying the apparatus, weight plates, and a handle apparatus which has two spline bolts which...

Adjustable dumbbell
01/30/14 - 20140031177 - An adjustable barbell or dumbbell or exercise device includes a handle having an end member, a spring biased latching element engaged in the end member, a weight member attached onto the end member and having an aperture for engaging with the spring biased latching element and for anchoring the weight...

Adapter for exercise bar
01/16/14 - 20140018214 - A dumbbell mounting assembly for releasably mounting a dumbbell on a bar is provided. The assembly comprises a sleeve including a first end and a second end, wherein the first end has a cap, and a second end is configured for receiving the bar. The assembly also includes a generally...

Adjustable apparatus for addition of weights to dumbbells
11/28/13 - 20130316880 - An adjustable apparatus for the addition of weight(s) to dumbbells. The adjustable apparatus works in a group of four apparati employing strategically arranged straps which loop around the additional weights and the weighted mass on the end of each of a pair of dumbbells. The straps of each apparati pass...

Weight apparatus including weight adjustment arrangement
09/05/13 - 20130231224 - A weight apparatus includes a bar including a handle rotatably attached to an anchorage. The anchorage includes a body and at least one radially extendable and retractable pin, the pin being movable relative to the body between an innermost position and an outermost position. An end of the pin extends...

Exercise equipment
07/18/13 - 20130184129 - Exercise equipment comprising a grippable handle at which said exercise equipment can be lifted by a user, and at least one docking assembly connected to the grippable handle. The docking assembly has opposing arms that define a slot in which at least one weight plate can be removably mounted. At...

Barbell assembly
05/02/13 - 20130109545 - A barbell assembly includes an axle having two connection holes respectively defined in two ends thereof and two outer tubes are respectively mounted to the two ends of the axle. Each outer tube has a space and two collars are respectively located in the two spaces of the two outer...

Spring collars and spring collar attachments having permanent magnets and associated methods
03/21/13 - 20130072359 - Embodiments of a spring collar are provided for removably securing a disc weight to the sleeve of a barbell, as are embodiments of a magnetic spring collar attachment and associated methods. In one embodiment, the spring collar includes a resilient wire form having a permanent magnet mounted thereto. The spring...

Dumbbell glide apparatus with weight adjusting key
12/06/12 - 20120309597 - A dumbbell apparatus which is adapted with a series of weight plates, the number of which can be safely and reliably adjusted with a single simple motion. The apparatus comprises a cradle for storing and deploying the apparatus, weight plates, and a handle apparatus which has two spline bolts which...

Fitness barbell
11/29/12 - 20120302411 - The invention discloses a fitness barbell comprising a holding rod and a gravity body, the gravity body is a ring-shaped gravity fitness ring, a handle arranged in the diameter direction of the ring-shaped gravity fitness ring is arranged in the ring-shaped gravity fitness ring, the holding rod is fastened detachably...

Adjustable weigth training device
11/15/12 - 20120289386 - An adjustable weight training device includes a handle having at two sides. Each side of the handle is provided with a selector unit, an adjustment unit and a plurality of weight discs. The adjustment unit is operated to change the connection of the selector unit and the plurality of weight...

Add-on weight kit for a selectorized dumbbell
10/18/12 - 20120264575 - An add-on weight kit for a selectorized dumbbell comprises a second set of nested weights that are similar in shape and structure to a first set of nested weights originally provided on the dumbbell. The second set of weights has a plurality of overlying rails that will underlie an array...

Means for securing weight plates on a weight rod, dumbbell or holder bar of exercise equipment or a rack
09/20/12 - 20120238416 - The means for securing weight plates (16) on weight rods (10′, 12) or holder bars provides at least one groove (14) formed in an end region (10′) of a weight rod (10′, 12) or in the holder bar. The weight plates (16) are formed with a radial protrusion (17) in...

Weightlifting apparatus
08/02/12 - 20120196728 - A weightlifting apparatus has multiple disc weights. Each disc weight has a round base and a round cover assembled on the round base. The round base has multiple locating slots formed therein. The round cover has multiple locating holes formed therethrough. When the locating slots align with the locating holes,...

Exercise weight bar with rotating handle and cam selection device
05/10/12 - 20120115689 - An exercise weight system includes an exercise weight bar, a plurality of weights selectively connectable to the exercise weight bar, and a cradle for holding the exercise weight bar and weights. The exercise weight bar has a rod having a longitudinal axis and a selector positioned on the rod such...

Barbell having decreased destabilizing forces and method for making same
04/19/12 - 20120094810 - A adjustable barbell producing decreased destabilizing forces during the lifting movement, and a method for making same, includes a bar having a pair of longitudinally-separated inner collars weighing no less than approximately 30 lbs, a pair of sleeves mounted for rotation about the longitudinal axis of the bar and sized...

Adjustable dumbbell and system
01/26/12 - 20120021877 - An adjustable weightlifting device having selectable weights. The adjustable weightlifting device allows users to select a desired number of weight plates, and then couples the selected weight plates to retention members disposed in the handle of the device....

Selectorized dumbbell with selector comprising weight connecting pins carried in each end of handle
12/22/11 - 20110312475 - A selectorized dumbbell comprises a plurality of nested weights which have front and rear arrays of rails with the rails being vertically spaced from one another with a space beneath each rail. A handle is insertable into a gap between stacks of nested left and right weight plates. A selector...

Weight plate locking and lifting system
10/06/11 - 20110245048 - Weight plate locking and lifting systems by which one or more weight plates are detachably connected to a lifting handle bar to enable the weight plates to be removed from or returned to a nearby storage rack without having to lift, transport and handle the weight plates. Each weight plate...

Shaft-mounted clamp
09/15/11 - 20110224053 - A shaft-mounted clamp includes a pair of clamp members that are pivotably coupled to one another at one end, each clamp member including a through-hole for receiving the shaft to which the clamp is to be mounted. At least one of the clamp members includes a push rod that extends...

Exercise barbell
07/21/11 - 20110177922 - An exercise barbell that includes a first cylindrical bar having an open end slidably engageable with a second cylindrical bar, a first hinged coupler and second hinged coupler, the first hinged coupler and the second hinged coupler having a back plate and a front plate, and wherein the back plate...

Dumbbell
04/21/11 - 20110092345 - A dumbbell has an optional number of weight discs which stand on end in a stand, and a handle with anchorages. The anchorages and the weight discs have connecting structures which, in the axial direction, interconnect the anchorages with a neighboring weigh disc or neighboring weight discs, respectively. On the...

Weightlifting device with mechanism for disengaging weight plates
02/24/11 - 20110045956 - Exercise weight bars are disclosed that provide an easy and efficient way for a user to quickly remove, add, and secure weight plates to the exercise weight bars. The exercise weight bars provide weight locks that may remain attached to the exercise weight bar during the interchange of weight plates....

Locknut secured dumbbell assembly
01/27/11 - 20110021327 - An apparatus and method are provided for assembling fixed-weight dumbbells and barbells. The apparatus and method use locknuts to secure weight plates to the fixed-weight dumbbells and barbells. The locknuts are permanently (or semi-permanently) attached or affixed to opposing ends of the bars or handles of the fixed-weight dumbbells and...

Adjustable dumbbell system
01/06/11 - 20110003668 - A dumbbell is described including a handle having a grip and at least one end, an inner plate mounted on the handle adjacent the grip, in a fixed rotational orientation, a support plate rotationally mounted on the handle adjacent the inner plate, at least one collar rotationally mounted on the...

Selectorized dumbbell using commodity weights
12/23/10 - 20100323855 - This invention relates to a selectorized dumbbell having a handle that can be dropped down between nested left and right stacks of weight plates. The weight plates can comprise individual weights or a pair of weight plates, one from each stack, can be connected together to form a single weight....

Freestanding selectable free weight assembly
12/02/10 - 20100304938 - An adjustable weight set apparatus includes a handle having a first end portion and a second end portion opposite the first end portion. A first weight set is adapted to be supported on the first end portion of the handle and a second weight set is adapted to be supported...

Method and apparatus for magnetically coupling incremental weights to exercise apparatus
11/11/10 - 20100285937 - A dumbbell and incremental weight plate for same comprise a bar that extends generally axially between opposing end regions, a weight plate mass mounted about the bar at each end region, and at least one incremental weight plate mountable on the dumbbell. The weight plate mass and the incremental weight...

Dumbbell assembly
11/04/10 - 20100279829 - Normal dumbbell assembly tends to have loose of wobbly weight-heads, after repeated use, producing inherent risk of danger for users. Present invention described and claimed a dumbbell assembly that has a structure not likely to have loose or wobbly weight-heads, and thus reducing and avoiding potential harms and dangers to...

Collapsible and expandible exercise weight
09/02/10 - 20100222186 - A collapsible exercise weight comprises a first end wall portion, a second end wall portion and a peripheral outer wall that together define a substantially hollow interior. A capped aperture permits the ingress of water into and the egress of water from the substantially hollow interior. A handle connector is...

Dumbbell assembly
07/22/10 - 20100184570 - A dumbbell assembly includes a dumbbell unit having a handgrip portion, and a support base for seating the dumbbell unit thereon. The dumbbell unit has a handgrip portion and a carrying structure disposed movably above the support base. A user can raise the carrying structure to attach the handgrip portion...

Barbell handles
06/03/10 - 20100137113 - The invention relates to methods and an apparatus used to lift a barbell. In some embodiments, the invention relates to an apparatus having a centralized handle and opposing hooks extending away from and attached to opposing ends of said handle. In other embodiments, the invention relates to methods for attaching...

Method and apparatus for magnetically coupling incremental weights to exercise apparatus
03/25/10 - 20100075816 - A dumbbell comprises a bar that extends generally axially between opposing end regions, a weight plate mass mounted about the bar at each end region, means for retaining the mounted weight plate mass at the respective end regions to define a handle region axially inward of the end regions that...

Adjustable dumbbell system
02/11/10 - 20100035736 - A dumbbell is described including a handle having a grip and at least one end, an inner plate mounted on the handle adjacent the grip, in a fixed rotational orientation, a support plate rotationally mounted on the handle adjacent the inner plate, at least one collar rotationally mounted on the...

Adjustable-weight exercise apparatus and method
01/21/10 - 20100016130 - A method of exercising includes steps of providing a rod and weights configured for self-attachment to the rod, assembling at least one weight onto each end of the rod, and securing the weights to the ends by rotating the weights on the rod from a first rotational orientation to an...

Clamp for a weightlifting bar
12/31/09 - 20090325769 - A clamp for lockingly and releasably gripping an object, comprising a first handle having a first jaw including a first gripping section; a second handle having a second jaw including a second gripping section; a pin associated with said first handle and pivotably engaging an aperture in said second handle;...

Dumbbell
12/10/09 - 20090305852 - An apparatus for applying an optional number of weight disks on a dumbbell includes a base unit, a first and second set of separate weight disks and a handle. The base unit has a first and second group of retainers which support the first and second set of weight disks....

Weight-lifting apparatus and method of assembling same
10/15/09 - 20090258766 - A fixed weight/permanent weight-lifting apparatus including dumbbells and barbells is provided that have an elongated shaft with a centrally located handle and ends having a smaller diameter than the handle, a pre-coated head welded to each of these ends with a centrally located channel connecting its inner face and its...

Weight-lifting apparatus and method of assembling same
09/24/09 - 20090239719 - A fixed weight/permanent weight-lifting apparatus including dumbbells and barbells is provided including an elongated shaft having threaded ends, a centrally located handle, collars distal the threaded ends and tapered splines between the threaded ends and the collar and a head to provide the fixed weight of the apparatus that has...

Freestanding selectable free weight assembly
08/06/09 - 20090197745 - This freestanding selectable free weight assembly includes an annular handle assembly that supports a weight set about each end. Each weight set includes end wedge assemblies with slanted interior faces and a set of slanted weight plates are sandwiched between the inner and outer slanted end wedge assemblies. Selectively movable...

Adjustable dumbbell with an orientation feature
07/23/09 - 20090186748 - A selectable weight dumbbell system may include a base and a dumbbell. The base may include one or more weight receiving spaces defined by the base's walls and floor. The dumbbell may include a handle and one or more selectively removable weights. The weights may be removably positionable in the...

Selectorized dumbbell using commodity weights
06/25/09 - 20090163335 - This invention relates to a selectorized dumbbell having a handle that can be dropped down between nested left and right stacks of weight plates. The weight plates can comprise individual weights or a pair of weight plates, one from each stack, can be connected together to form a single weight....

Dumbbell weight selection strcuture
05/14/09 - 20090124470 - A dumbbell weight selection structure includes an extension rod disposed at any end of a handle unit. The extension rod is disposed with a selection unit, which contains a selection mechanism and multiple weight plates are disposed thereon. The selection mechanism includes a slide plate linked to drive the selection...

Adjustable-weight exercise apparatus and method
05/07/09 - 20090118105 - An adjustable-weight exercise apparatus include a rod with opposing end sections defining bearing surfaces, a first shallow channel without ribs, and a second shallow channel with ribs. The weights each include a hub shaped to telescopingly slide onto ends of the rod. Each hub further includes opposing flexible fingers with...

Dumbbell weight training device having detachable weight plates
02/19/09 - 20090048079 - Disclosed is a dumbbell of the type commonly found in a fitness center to be used as a weight training device during a weight training or exercise program. The dumbbell includes a gripping handle and a pair of collars fixedly connected to opposites ends of the handle. A series of...

Magnetically adjustable dumbbells
02/19/09 - 20090048080 - A magnetically dumbbell device and method are disclosed. The dumbbell device has a central base unit with at least one magnetic piece at each end of the base unit and one or more weights attachable to the ends of the base unit by means of magnetic force....

Selectorized dumbbell having twin pin selector
02/05/09 - 20090036278 - A selectorized dumbbell has a handle that can be inserted into a gap between stacks of nested left and right weight plates that are provided in a plurality of nested weights. A selector determines how many left weight plates are coupled to the left end of the handle and how...