The Best Places to Buy Home Gym Equipment Online

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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 … Read more

Should You Use EVA Tiles for Home Gym Flooring?

EVA Foam Tiles

Last updated on March 31st, 2023 at 10:53 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 … Read more

11 Ways to train in a home gym with a low ceiling – Real tips from real people

Low Clearance

Last updated on December 29th, 2022 at 10:39 amIf you’ve read my other articles on training in a low ceiling gym, you’ve already got a good handle on the solutions available for traditional low ceiling challenges. I reviewed the gym build-out itself, power rack solutions, cardio solutions, and I also addressed pull-up and overhead press … Read more

How to buy the best weight bench for your home gym

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Last updated on March 16th, 2021 at 01:39 pmWhen I was building my garage gym, I searched on Google for “what makes a great weight bench for a home gym”. The only results that came back were site after site listing their “best benches of 20xx”. There was no good advice. There was no one … Read more

How to Buy the Perfect Barbell For Your Home Gym

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Last updated on November 13th, 2021 at 06:44 pmEven if you limit your search to Amazon and a few quality barbell manufacturers, there are easily over 100 different barbells to choose from. When putting together a home gym, it can be hard to figure out which one is right for you. Especially considering it’s one … Read more