It can be incredibly hard to buy the right gift for the fitness-minded person in your life. That’s why we’ve rounded up a huge list of unique gifts they’ll actually use and love!
Probably one of the poorest named pieces of home gym equipment, “women’s” barbells can benefit a wide variety of people, many of whom are not women! Find out how a women’s bar is different and whether or not you might need one!
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Flooring is an often overlooked but essential part of building a home gym. It can cost more than you think, but it’s worth every penny!
Want bumper plates for your home gym? We don’t blame you, they’re awesome! But what, exactly, do bumper plates cost these days?
There are so many barbells on the market that it can be incredibly tough to pick one out. Add to that the wide range of prices and it becomes very easy to spend too much or too little.
MAPS Symmetry User Review – My New Favorite Program From Mind Pump!View Post
Many people avoid the trap bar because they are not aware of how many trap bar exercises there are. To fix that, we outline 31 full-body options.
If I were only allowed to have one barbell of any kind in my garage gym, it would be a trap bar. Find out why and which one I’d buy in this article!
Rep Fitness Deep Knurl Stainless Power Bar EX ReviewView Post
If you are looking for the perfect barbell for your garage gym, look no further than the Rep Fitness stainless steel power bar V2. It’s the bar I use every day and the one I recommend more often than any other bar!
Too many people skip building a garage gym because they don’t have the space or budget for a power rack. This is a huge mistake! You can build an amazing garage gym without a rack and I’ll show you how in this article!
10 Ways To Protect Your Barbell When Using a Landmine AttachmentView Post
If you can handle high-volume strength training and your goals are more focused on looks than raw strength or mobility, MAPS Aesthetic is an ideal program for you. And make no mistake, you’ll definitely build strength too!
I tried and tested ten electric space heaters in my garage gym. See which ones performed the best and which might be a waste of your money!
MAPS Performance, The Strength Training Program From Mind Pump That You Didn’t Know You Needed.View Post
Last updated on November 15th, 2022 at 03:27 pmMost people building a garage or basement gym can’t go to a local store to see, feel, and try things before buying them. There simply aren’t that many stores in the world that display and sell quality home gym gear. Big box retailers and sporting goods stores have some stuff, but it’s primarily low to mediocre quality, and there isn’t much of an assortment. There certainly aren’t any …
Last updated on November 13th, 2021 at 06:30 pmThere are a lot of books out there that would benefit you as a garage or basement gym owner. There are also a lot of books that are mediocre at best and misleading at worst. I know because I’ve read a couple hundred of them. And out of all of those, there are shockingly few that I would say everyone should own, read, and keep around for …
If you train regularly or play a sport, having an effective mobility program in your health and fitness toolkit is essential. The same is true if you are feeling those creeping aches and pains that come with age. As someone who is 50 years old, participates in several sports, and trains six days a week, I am constantly searching for the perfect mobility program. A daily mobility practice is one of the only reasons I …
If you are shopping for a new barbell, one of the options you’ll see is whether or not to get one with a center knurl. To many people, this option is confusing. What is a center barbell knurl? Why would you want one or not? Does it even matter? A center barbell knurl helps prevent the bar from slipping on your back while squatting and also helps to align the bar properly when lifting. Traditional …
Bushings vs Bearings in Barbells – Are Bearings Worth the Extra Money?View Post
When selecting a barbell for your garage or basement gym, you’ll typically end up choosing between two basic categories: Power bars and Olympic weightlifting bars. Knowing the differences and which will work better for you is important for many reasons. The best type of barbell for most basement and garage gym owners is a power bar. It’s well suited for almost every type of lift and can serve as the only bar you’ll need in …
Last updated on October 27th, 2021 at 09:40 amIf you go to almost any home improvement or sporting goods store (in person or online) and search for “home gym flooring,” you’ll almost always find EVA as a recommended option. EVA is one of many different materials explicitly marketed as “home gym flooring.” The problem with most of them is that they are not well-suited for that job and this is especially true of EVA. EVA …
Use This Home Gym Program to Crush Your 2023 Fitness GoalsView Post
Last updated on July 13th, 2022 at 02:13 pmProperly designed and effective programming is the key to getting results from your home or garage gym. The problem is that the internet is littered with crappy programs sold mostly by fitness models. Their six-pack abs and toned bodies sway thousands of people into spending millions of dollars. The problem is that 95% of all the exercise programs sold on the web and social media are mediocre …