Two Rep Cave – Gym Equipment Reviews and Comprehensive Guides 2018-10-13T11:00:41+00:00

Crappy Olympic Bars – How to Spot and Avoid Them

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

How do you know that second-hand bar you found on FB Marketplace or OfferUp is a good deal? Why shouldn't you just get that new $95 bar from eBay and call it good? I’ve been in the gym equipment industry for over a decade. I’ve seen a lot of bars. It’s pretty easy to spot the junk ones. Here's what you're in [...]

Is Cerakote a Good Barbell Coating? Our 1 Year Evaluation

October 13th, 2018|6 Comments

It has now been over a year since barbell manufacturers first started using Cerakote coatings on their barbell shafts. What's the verdict? Does it hold up to abrasion? Does it rust? How does it feel? Should you go for a Cerakote bar on your next purchase? I'm answering all those questions here. For starters, Cody did a review of the American Barbell [...]

Ryan’s Dream Home Gym

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

My home gym that I have assembled in Metamora, Illinois has been quite the process, but it has finally all come together. I am sure there are many of you home gym enthusiasts that can identify with my goal of putting together the best home gym possible. Perhaps you can learn from some of my mistakes and some of my victories from [...]

Bandbell Earthquake Bar Review – A Tool to Prevent or Rehab Shoulder Injuries

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Editor's Note: Before getting into Nikita's review, we've got to lead with this video from an Arnold Classic event a few years ago to show you how wacky this bar is. When performing a bench press, the key focus is on positioning, stability, and drive to lower the bar in a controlled fashion and propel it off the chest to complete [...]

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