We've seen dudes load up lots of weight on the bar and we've seen it bend a bit but have always wondered what it'd take to bend it in half. Solution? Load up the bar with thousands of pounds and see what it'd take to break the thing in half! Did we succeed? We definitely gave it our best shot. What should we test out in the future? Let us know! Buff Dudes / Fitness / How Much Weight Can a Barbell Hold Before it Bends?