This barbell pad features thick 1.5″ foam padding to provide cushioning, which can reduce strain on your shoulders when performing heavy lifts and squats. The barbell pad will also aid in a firm grip of the bar when being used, helping to prevent the bar for slipping. The pad simply clamps snugly around the bar so that it will stay in place, allowing you to focus on your weight training. This barbell squat pad comes in black, is portable and lightweight, and is designed to be stored inside your gym bag or your locker. This weight bar pad is suitable for using in home gyms or professional training centers.