The Body Bar is the original weighted fitness bar introduced 1987. Its encased in high quality rubber for a secure and comfortable grip. User friendly cost effective and versatile the Body Bar can be found in over 20 000 clubs personal training studios physical therapy centers spas military bases high schools colleges and homes worldwide. This shorter lighter bar is used for Pilates Yoga Martial Arts and Innovative Stretch workouts. It can also be used as a substitute for dumbbells. Body Bar. Finish: Black. Construction material: Steel bar with easy-grip durable rubber casing and end caps. Level of fitness recommendations: Beginner. Length: 2. Diameter: Less than 2.