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How a Competitive Powerlifter Picks a New Rack

May 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Garage Gym Chatter – May 2019

May 6th, 2019|4 Comments

What Weight of Dumbbells Should a Beginner Use?

April 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Can You Deadlift with Dumbbells?

April 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Does Lifting Weights Burn More Calories than Cardio?

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Do Resistance Bands Build Muscle?

April 19th, 2019|1 Comment

How Much Does an EZ Curl Bar Weigh?

April 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Garage Gym Chatter – April 2019

April 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Fringe Sport 2″ Axle Bar Review

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Logo Problem on York’s Olympic Lifting Platform

March 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Custom Monolift Attachment Review

March 12th, 2019|2 Comments

[VIDEO] Troy SupraBar Cable Curl Bar Review

March 10th, 2019|5 Comments

The 10 Toughest Crossfit Exercises

February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Don’t be a Crossfit A-hole

February 20th, 2019|0 Comments

6 Myths of Crossfit

February 20th, 2019|0 Comments

A Crossfitter’s Guide to Dating

February 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Common Crossfit Shoulder Injuries

February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

The Negatives of Conventional Weight Training

February 11th, 2019|1 Comment

6 Top Exercises for Bigger Legs

February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

The Top 48 Injuries I Got Not Doing Crossfit

February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

[VIDEO] FringeSport Mini Farmers Walk Handles Review

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Athletic Skill Levels I-IV for Crossfit

January 26th, 2019|0 Comments

7 Ways a Flat Utility Bench is Better than a FID Bench

January 22nd, 2019|4 Comments

How Much Does a Smith Machine Bar Weigh?

January 20th, 2019|0 Comments

How Much Does a Hex Trap Bar Weigh?

January 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Is It Ok for Kids to Lift Weights?

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Is an Olympic Bench Wise? Here’s What You Can Get Instead

January 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Olympic Barbell Maintenance: Cleaning off Rust

January 15th, 2019|4 Comments

What Length Barbell Do I Need?

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Power Rack Attachments & Compatibility – Master List

January 13th, 2019|35 Comments

Olympic 45 lb plate diameter: Hole and outside dimensions

January 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Jerk Blocks for Olympic Weightlifting

January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Half Rack vs Full Power Rack vs Squat Rack

January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Battle of the Battle Ropes: What size you should get, and what brands

January 8th, 2019|0 Comments

The Top 4 Budget 20kg Olympic Weightlifting Bars

January 7th, 2019|0 Comments

The Best Women’s 15kg Olympic Weightlifting Bars

January 6th, 2019|0 Comments

American Barbell California Bar Review After 3 Years of Use

December 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Ironmaster fixed their Super Bench!

December 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

[VIDEO] FringeSport Immortal Wall Ball Review

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Fringe Sport Econ Prowler Sled Review

December 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Expert Guide to Rogue’s 4 Glute Ham Developers

December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Lebert EQualizer Review

November 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Crappy Cheap Barbells – How to Spot and Avoid Them

October 24th, 2018|2 Comments

Is Cerakote a Good Barbell Coating? Our 1 Year Evaluation

October 13th, 2018|8 Comments

Ryan’s Dream Home Gym

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Assault Airbike Review: Why It Destroys Traditional Exercise Bikes

September 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The Best Power Rack Under $300? A Comprehensive Look at the Titan T-2

August 17th, 2018|6 Comments

For the Dead-Serious Lifter: Rogue Ohio Deadlift Bar vs. Texas Deadlift Bar

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

My Opinion on Rogue’s New F-Scale Durability Rating for Barbells

August 3rd, 2018|2 Comments

Rogue Bella Barbell Review – The Most Widely-Owned Women’s 15kg Bar

July 30th, 2018|3 Comments

FringeSport 44lb No-Bounce Elite Weight Vest Review

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

X-Mark Fitness XM-7472 Adjustable Utility Bench Review

June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Fringe Sport Hex Trap Bar and Bumper Plates Review

June 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Texas Squat Bar Review

June 15th, 2018|2 Comments

Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Garage Gym

May 11th, 2018|0 Comments

How Accurate are Gym Weights?

May 3rd, 2018|6 Comments

What Crossfit Equipment Do I Need?

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

What is the Point of Bumper Plates?

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Are Power Rack Safety Straps Safe?

April 22nd, 2018|5 Comments

What are Olympic Weight Plates Made Of?

April 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Why and When to Use an Olympic Lifting Platform

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

A Tour of Kyle’s New Garage Gym in Urbandale, Iowa

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Contest: Create a New Name for Our Blog

April 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Benjamin’s 5 Year Garage Gym Evolution

March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Top 3 Freestanding Squat Racks will Kipping Pull Up Bars

March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Urethane vs Rubber Dumbbells: How to Choose

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Steel Hubs in Bumper Plates Coming Loose – How to Avoid It

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

A Guide to IWF-Certified Olympic Weightlifting Bars

January 10th, 2018|24 Comments

How to Inspect a Used Olympic Barbell Before You Buy

January 8th, 2018|8 Comments

A Home Gym Upstairs: How to Not Break the Floor

December 29th, 2017|5 Comments

Eleiko Knee Wraps (New 2017 Model) Review

December 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Rogue Ohio Deadlift Bar Review

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Choosing the Best Plyo Box Sizes

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Gym Flooring Guide: Rubber Mats and Rolls

November 2nd, 2017|15 Comments

The Best Flat Weight Benches for Barbell or Dumbbell Work

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Eleiko Training Plates Review

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

TRX Suspension Training System Review

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

American Barbell Cerakote Training Bar Review

October 19th, 2017|1 Comment

Ironmind Captains of Crush and Zenith Gripper Review

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

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Top 5 Olympic Bars for Crossfit Under $300

October 10th, 2017|6 Comments

My Custom Power Rack Review And Opinions

October 8th, 2017|2 Comments

The Best Deep-Bite Powerlifting Bars – Ohio Power Bar and Others

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Back Focus, Bar Talk And Reviews

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Cable Attachment Reviews and Opinions

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

How to Pick a Lightweight Training Barbell

September 16th, 2017|3 Comments

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Ironmaster 5-75lb Adjustable Dumbbells Review

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Powerline Vertical Leg Press Review

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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Deadlift Bars Comparison – Rogue Ohio, Texas, and Okie

August 15th, 2017|6 Comments

Deadlift Jacks – 5 Solutions for Loading Your Bar

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The Best Barbell and Equipment for Starting Strength

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

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Best Olympic Bar Under $200

June 22nd, 2017|17 Comments

Made-in-the-USA Gym Equipment – Master List

June 18th, 2017|1 Comment

The Best Types of Dumbbells – A Buying Guide

June 13th, 2017|7 Comments

A Stretch that Fixed My Knee Pain and Got Me Squatting Again

June 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Olympic vs Standard Weights and Bars

June 4th, 2017|3 Comments

When a Power Rack is NOT the Solution

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Grooves on Olympic Barbell Sleeves

April 25th, 2017|8 Comments

Top 4 Adjustable Flat/Incline Benches

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

New Products, Week of 4-10-17

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Gym Equipment Specials, Week of 4-10-17

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Breathing Life back into Rusty Weight Plates

April 8th, 2017|0 Comments

4 Solutions for Microloading – Adding Weight in Tiny Increments

April 6th, 2017|6 Comments

New Products, Week of 4-3-17

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Gym Equipment Specials, Week of 4-3-17

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Reversing Back Pain for Office Workers

April 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Finding a Budget Power Rack that Doesn’t Suck

March 28th, 2017|6 Comments

Gym Equipment Specials, Week of 3-27-17

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

New Products, Week of 3-27-17

March 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Gym Equipment Specials, Week of 3-20-17

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Some Shortie Power Racks for Low Ceilings and Basements

March 14th, 2017|5 Comments

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Supernova Ball on Joe Rogan’s Podcast

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Tips on Buying a Used Concept 2 Rowing Machine

February 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Are Rubber Coated Weight Plates Worth It?

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Air Rowers Comparison – Concept2, BodyCraft VR500, and Stamina ATS

January 25th, 2017|2 Comments

Can You Squat Heavy Without a Power Rack?

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

How to Get the Stink off New Weights

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Are Bumper Plates Necessary for Deadlifts or Olympic Lifts?

December 31st, 2016|3 Comments

Urethane Dumbbells Comparison – The Best of the Best

December 26th, 2016|2 Comments

Assembling Pro-Style Dumbbells

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

10 Ways to Defeat an Ice Cold Garage Gym

December 18th, 2016|2 Comments

If You Had to Pick Just One Barbell, Here is the One

December 6th, 2016|6 Comments

The Best Adjustable Dumbbells – Ironmaster vs PowerBlock vs Bowflex

December 5th, 2016|9 Comments

  • Titan T-3 HD Power Rack

Titan T-3 HD Power Rack Reviews Compilation and Analysis

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

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Vulcan Professional Bearing 20kg Bar Review

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

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Vulcan Competition Bumper Plates Review

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

  • Titan Power Rack T-2

Titan T-2 Power Rack Reviews Compilation

November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

BodyCraft F430 Power Rack Reviews Collection

November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Get Rx’d Glute Ham Developer Review

November 1st, 2016|5 Comments

What Everybody Ought to Know About Dumbbells

October 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

The 6 Best Articles on Weight Benches

September 25th, 2016|0 Comments

A Collection of the Best Articles on Power Racks

September 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The Most Interesting Articles and Videos on Barbells

September 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

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Troy Weight Plates Comparison

August 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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Standard Olympic Weight Plates

July 18th, 2016|2 Comments

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Olympic bar diameter – Why they aren’t all the same

July 14th, 2016|4 Comments

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Olympic Barbell Dimensions and Weight

July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

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A basic setup for a home gym

June 11th, 2016|2 Comments

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How thick should my rubber flooring be?

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

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How much space do you need for a home gym?

March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

What Olympic Bar Should You Buy?

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Barbell Weight Plates – A Comparison of Iron and Rubber Models

December 8th, 2015|2 Comments

Dumbbell Rack Comparison

October 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

All About Standard Sized Bars and Plates

September 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Putting Together a Custom Olympic Weight Set

September 26th, 2015|1 Comment

How to Store Your Barbell to Avoid Damage

June 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

How Much Does an Olympic Bar Weigh?

February 1st, 2015|0 Comments

What is a Power Cage?

January 27th, 2015|0 Comments

What Weight of Dumbbells Should You Buy?

December 27th, 2014|0 Comments

What Size Barbell for Bench Pressing?

October 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Dumbbell Bench vs Barbell Bench

September 29th, 2014|0 Comments

The Best Bumper Plates – A Comparison

July 16th, 2014|4 Comments

Buying a Hex Deadlift Bar – High or Low Handles?

June 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Equipment on a Budget

June 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Picking a Rope

April 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Noisy Barbell Sleeves: The Solution

February 26th, 2014|0 Comments

More Happy Customers

February 13th, 2014|0 Comments

What a Good Kipping Pull-Up Bar Looks Like

November 15th, 2013|0 Comments

All About Chalk

November 12th, 2013|0 Comments

A Few Happy Customers

September 12th, 2013|0 Comments

Cleaning and Maintaining Workout Equipment

July 24th, 2013|9 Comments

All-In-One Gym Comparison

March 1st, 2013|0 Comments

Squat Racks Comparison

November 28th, 2012|0 Comments

Best Power Racks for the Money – A Comparison of Home and Commercial Cages

November 28th, 2012|1 Comment

Workout Gloves for Men

August 27th, 2011|0 Comments

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Olympic Weight Bars for Sale

July 11th, 2011|0 Comments

Olympic Weight Sets for Sale

July 1st, 2011|0 Comments

Selecting Equipment for a Home or Garage Gym

April 1st, 2011|0 Comments