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

Use This Home Gym Program to Crush Your 2023 Fitness Goals

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Last updated on November 15th, 2022 at 10:39 amIt’s one thing to build a great home gym. It’s another thing entirely to use it effectively to get the results that you want. That’s where great programming comes in. And make no mistake, programming matters! Especially if you want to crush your goals like never before in the … Read more

MAPS Anabolic Review – The Ideal Garage Gym Training Program?

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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 … Read more

Functional Patterns 10 week Course Review – Is It Worth Your Money?

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Last updated on March 9th, 2023 at 09:14 amThere are a seemingly endless number of options in the fitness space when it comes to mobility and movement programming. Everything from free YouTube channels to costly in-person guidance is available. One of the more visible options these days is the 10-week online postural dysfunction course by … Read more

MAPS Prime vs. Prime Pro, What’s the Difference?

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Last updated on May 23rd, 2021 at 02:09 pmUntil a few years ago, I think I spent more time being injured, recovering from injury, and worrying about injuring myself again than I have training. That history of injury led me to consult countless books, doctors, physical therapists, and online courses over the years. While there … Read more

MAPS Prime, A 3-Year User’s Review

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I’ve been using the MAPS Prime program from the guys over at Mind Pump for a little over three years now. Even when I’m not running a MAPS-based program, Prime is integrated into my practice. MAPS Prime is a program that helps you self-assess movement and mobility issues that should be addressed when training. It … Read more

Rep Fitness AB-5200 Bench: An Owner’s Review

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Last updated on May 21st, 2022 at 06:14 pmEight months ago, I ordered the Rep Fitness AB-5200 adjustable weight bench. I didn’t need a new bench (my Rep AB-3000 was working beautifully for me), but I like to buy new gear every now and then, and I’d been looking at the AB-5200 for some time. … Read more

Rep Fitness AB-3000 Bench: An Owner’s Review

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Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 05:48 pmThe big four of rack, weights, bar, and bench are essential parts of a complete home gym. It’s hard to say that one of those is more important than the others. It’s not hard to say which will be most noticeable if you go cheap or low … Read more

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

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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