Garage Gym Chatter: A Dumb Idea and a Smart Idea

April 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

First, the Dumb One A multi-grip pull up bar with adjustable brackets to fit any size power rack. This idea is directly based on inquiries I keep getting. There are several power rack manufacturers who make multi grip pull up bars, but they are made to fit one specific sized rack only. Many owners of other racks are wishing they could get [...]

GIVEAWAY: Steel 45lb Weight Plates

March 15th, 2021|8 Comments

Win a pair of these 45lb plates! We have partnered with Weight It Out to offer two of their USA-made 45lb steel plates as a giveaway to one lucky winner. They started up in 2020 to make these plates in response to the gym equipment shortage. Compared to iron plates, steel plates are more durable, accurate in weight, and of course more [...]

Recall: Rep Fitness Safety Strap Brackets & Bowflex SelectTech Barbells

March 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Rep Fitness Safety Strap Brackets for Power Rack Recall issued February 11, 2021 The brackets for the optional safety straps for the PR-4000 and PR-5000 power racks are missing a couple of welds. The nylon straps themselves are fine. Titan Fitness had an issue a few years back with bad stitching on their straps. This recall is only for the straps' steel [...]

Will Bumper Plates Damage a Concrete Garage Floor?

February 26th, 2021|0 Comments

The most obvious place to start doing deadlifts, olympic lifts, or just lifting weights in general, is in your garage. The solid concrete footing makes for a good gym. We've all seen videos of people dropping bars loaded with bumpers on a bare concrete floor, apparently without cracking or pulverizing the concrete. Much depends on your concrete. It's not all the same. [...]

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