Last updated on February 28th, 2021 at 07:19 pmI almost had a heart attack the first time I priced out a new set of dumbbells. And then another when I looked at prices on weight plates. In fact, I have been consistently amazed at how much quality gym equipment costs. But there is hope for those of us who build out gyms on a budget! That hope lies in used fitness equipment. If you take …
Last updated on February 28th, 2021 at 06:38 pmOne of the most commonly asked questions by folks putting together a home gym is, “How much will it cost?”. You don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a highly useful and enjoyable home gym. In some cases you don’t have to spend any money at all. Yet somehow when we start dreaming about our ideal mix of equipment, we end up with a …
Body Solid GFID225 Weight Bench ReviewView Post
Last updated on November 13th, 2021 at 07:01 pmIn this article I’ll be covering the the EZ bar. It’s a funny looking thing that you’ll find in most commercial gyms. A lot of people think it’s just for curls. But it’s so much more than that. I integrated one into my training years ago and wouldn’t go back. For a full detail on several bars I think are important, check out my article “The 3 …
Last updated on May 18th, 2022 at 03:49 pmIt’s easy to get carried away when equipping your home gym. A quiet hour alone with your credit card on the internet can often result in quite a few purchases you don’t actually need. For me this is especially true when it comes to training gear! A quick study of home gym blogs and You Tube channels shows the end result of these types of shopping sprees. …
Choosing the Best Barbell for Your Home GymView Post
If you are building a home gym, you’re going to need at least one barbell. If you are building a great home gym, you’ll need at least 3.
One of the biggest challenges in training at home is that we’ll be lifting by ourselves with no one around to spot or help. With a little forethought, though, we can all train safely at home alone without a spotter!
55 Pieces of Home Gym Equipment & Upgrades Under $50 That You’ll Love & Use Every Day!View Post
The whole point of a garage gym is to improve your health. But if you don’t address your gym’s air quality, you could be hurting your health, not helping it!
Tired of shivering through your workouts in your cold garage gym? These 7 highly useful tips will warm you up in no time!
The Complete Guide to Home Gym FlooringView Post
Wondering what kind of dumbbells to buy? Learn all about the three types available and which is perfect for your gym!
If you’ve ever wondered “what are kettlebells?” and would they be a good addition to your home gym, this is the article to read!
What is BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) Training?View Post
When buying plates for your home gym, you’ll have to make the choice between standard and bumper plates. What are bumper plates? This article explains al
A complete guide to how and how often to clean each type of equipment in your home gym.