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    Building a home gym can get expensive rather quickly. In this guide, we want to show you how to build the ultimate budget home gym for less than $1,000. Building a home gym is often seen as an extreme…

  • How to Build a Powerlifting Home Gym

    Powerlifting is built around three lifts – the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Therefore, a home gym designed for Powerlifting will require equipment that allows these three lifts to be perfor…

  • The Best Rowing Machine

    After researching over 65 rowing machines, using 13 of them, and legitimately testing 5 of them, we've determined that the Concept 2 Model D Rower is the best rowing machine for most people. Factoring…

  • The Best Air Bike

    After researching 15 air bikes, using 8 of them, and legitimately testing 6 of them, we've determined that the Schwinn Airdyne Pro is the best air bike available. Factoring in price, warranty, perform…

  • The Best Gymnastic Grips for CrossFit

    After researching nearly 25 Gymnastic Grips and legitimately testing 8 of them over the course of 35 workouts, we've determined that the best Gymnastic Grips for CrossFit currently available are the L…

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Acme Sledgeworks Triad In-Depth Review

The Triads from Acme Sledgeworks are a triangle-shaped “dumbbell” that can be used in a similar fashion as dumbbells and kettlebells with some unique advantages. We love the use of unconventional equipment to increase engagement and interest and training and the Triads hit the nail on the head in this …

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Believe Gear Liberty Cerakote Barbell In-Depth Review

The Believe Gear Liberty Barbell is a 20KG Cerakote Barbell painted to look like the American Flag. Although it's one of the coolest looking barbells we've seen, it's also a great performer that with 190K Tensile Strength Steel, Bronze Bushings, and 100% of the profits being donated to the Old …

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Rogue Fitness X Pioneer Lifting Belt Released!

Rogue Fitness has teamed up with one of the most popular Power Belt makers on the market, Pioneer Lifting, to offer a prong buckle, Pioneer Cut 4″ Power Belt. This is sure to become one of the most popular power belts available. Rogue Fitness has teamed up with Steve Strohm …

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Nexus Performance Tracker Review

Nexus is a revolutionary new technology that allows for (nearly) complete tracking of performance during CrossFit workouts. Utilizing the Push Band 2.0 with a new app designed specifically for CrossFit, this could be revolutionary for both CrossFit Competitions and training. Table of Contents Nexus Performance Tracker Review Suggested Improvements Full …

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Rep Fitness Rubber Coated Hex Dumbbells In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness Rubber Coated Hex Dumbbells are some of the best value dumbbells currently available. Combining high-quality rubber heads with a straight handle not typically seen with this price of dumbbell, we highly recommend these for people looking to outfit their facility or garage gym with dumbbells. Table of …

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Titan Fitness Belt Squat Machine Released!

Titan Fitness has released their much-anticipated Belt Squat Machine which takes the lever style belt squat and makes it at the most affordable price yet.  Titan Fitness has taken the lever style belt squat popularized by Matt Wenning and created their budget-friendly version. Titan Fitness is known for taking popular …

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Ki-RO Core Trainer Harness In-Depth Review

The Ki-RO Core Trainer is an innovative training harness designed to provide resistance from pretty much any direction you can think of. With all its adjustments, this harness truly feels custom-built for you. Table of Contents What is a Ki-RO Core Trainer Unboxing Ki-RO Core Trainer Review Suggested Improvements Full …

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Rep Fitness Soft Foam Plyo Box In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness Soft Foam Plyo Boxes are one of the best priced, soft-sided plyo-box sets available. With a soft, yet durable foam, heavy-duty vinyl, and highly tip-resistant feature, these Plyo Boxes should not go overlooked. Combining lightweight and bold contrast lettering, Rep Fitness Plyo Boxes are a great value, although …

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Rapid Reboot Recovery System In-Depth Review

The Rapid Reboot Recovery System  is a great option for anyone looking for an advanced recovery system. By offering two different modes of compression, ability to adjust the pressure of each compression, and multiple time options, the Rapid Reboot System is one of the best compression boot systems on the …

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Sorinex Base Camp Squat Rack In-Depth Review

The Sorinex Base Camp Squat Rack is, put simply, the best squat rack we've ever tested. Combining exhaustive attention to the details, endless customization, incredible build quality, and an indescribable “cool” factor, the Sorinex Base Camp Squat Rack and Uber Package is quite possibly the best squat rack being made …

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Tsunami Barbell In-Depth Review

The Tsunami Barbell is one of the most unique barbells currently being manufactured. Rather than being rigid like most bars, the Tsunami Bar is manufactured with the intention to be as whippy as possible. Based upon our testing as well as published studies, we believe the Tsunami Bar does what …

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Rogue Calibrated Steel Powerlifting Plates In-Depth Review

The Rogue Calibrated Steel Powerlifting Plates are not only some of the best competition powerlifting plates currently available, but they're also the best value. With their precise plate weight, IPF approval, and exact diameter and thickness, the Rogue Calibrated Steel Powerlifting Plates are the best option available. Table of Contents Rogue …

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SBD Belt In-Depth Review

SBD Apparel is making some of the best powerlifting gear available and their lever Belt is no exception. The SBD Belt is unique in its function, appearance, and quality. Although pricey, if you want one of the best powerlifting belts that money can buy, then the SBD Belt is a …

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Clench Fitness Bands & Handle Review

Clench Fitness has created a Band Handle that allows trainees to use bands without having to hold them in their hands. It's a unique idea that's done well and is perfectly suited for the home gym owner. They also create bands, however, any standard band will work in the handle. …

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Nexus: First Elite Wearable for CrossFit Released!

The creators of the Push Band have released NEXUS, the first elite wearable for CrossFit. This wearable can track reps, work to rest ratio, force production, and much more. We're excited to see how this will be utilized by elite-level athletes in the future. The creators of Push Band have …

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