By Marko on Feb 1, 2010 in Apparel | 0 Comments
Talcum powder, also known as baby powder, is composed of talc mineral (hydrated magnesium silicate or H2Mg3(SiO3)4). It is used as a lubricant in sports like powerlifting for keeping the legs smooth and basketball for keeping the hands dry.
Baby Powder Use in Powerlifting
Deadlift (Depending on your technique, at some point during the lift the bar [...]
By Marko on Jan 31, 2010 in Apparel | 0 Comments
Magnesium carbonate is a white solid that occurs in nature as a mineral (MgCO3). More commonly it is referred to as the gym chalk or climbing chalk due to its use in sports like powerlifting, weightlifting, gymnastics, rock climbing and athletics (shot put, javelin throw, hammer throw, discus throw).
Magnesium carbonate acts as a drying [...]