MCR STRENGTH INC. was
Incorporated in 1990 and has been manufacturing and selling
the Muscle Clamp weight collar Since 1994. MCR is a proven
company with a proven track record. Current customers call
the Muscle Clamp weight collar the best weight collar ever.
MCR STRENGTH INC. is a US company operating out of Nogalas,
AZ with administrative offices in Vancouver, WA.
The Origin of the Muscle
Clamp Weight Collar
design of the Muscle Clamp weight collar encompasses the
knowledge and experience of education, coaching,
engineering, fitness, strength training, and body building.
After conducting many surveys and running numerous tests,
MCR discovered 8 essentials necessary for optimum weight
Eight Essentials for
optimum weight collar operation
SAFETY - Exercising with little or no risk of injury
is important to all users.
SPEED - Rapid weight change enormously enhances
LIGHTWEIGHT - Manageability and psychological
impediments are the two most common reasons for desiring a
lightweight weight collar.
COST - is associated with quality. Users of all
levels will pay premium prices for quality weight collars.
DURABILITY - Current quick release weight collars
have extremely low life spans, sometimes as low as two or
three months depending on the environment. Users today
demand weight collars that can withstand continuous use and
hard knocks for much longer than just a few months.
PERSONALIZATION - When suggested in surveys, all
users marveled at the idea of personalizing their weight
collars. The most exuberant responses came from gym owners,
schools, and individuals.
SIZE - Customers have different needs so distributors
and retailers want to carry both a one inch Standard and a
two inch Olympic size weight collar. Some schools and gyms
also have needs for both sizes while most individual home
users prefer the one inch standard size weight collar.
PROTECTION - To sustain ones investment, protecting
the bar from scratches and rust is important. 95% of weight
collars today severely scratch bars when locking them onto
After compiling all of the data, MCR found that no single
weight collar encompassed all 8 essential factors for
optimum weight collar operation. MCR, using itís different
disciplines and resources, engineered a weight collar that
covers all the essentials thus meeting the needs of all
users. This is no ordinary weight collar...
Inventor of the Muscle
Clamp Weight Collar
the inventor, was discouraged by what he saw in his physical
education classes. The Iron weight collars were too heavy. The spring weight collars were difficult to squeeze.
screw weight collars would strip while other weight collars
simply fell apart. As a result, few of his students were
using weight collars. This was a big concern of Verl's. Thus
he set out to design and bring to market the Muscle Clamp