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Hello fellow fitness fanatics and equipment fueled fiends. I'm Coop and when not training I can be found mostly operating other entrepreneurial ventures, spending time with my Wife and family, and worshipping my risen Savior. You can find more about me here.

The Yoak Review

The Yoak is one of the most fun, and also versatile pieces of training equipment I have ever used. After doing every movement they've recommended on their website, along with many others, I can confidently say that if you're looking to add chaos training to your regimen, as well as …

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Klokov Equipment 20 KG Weightlifting Barbell Review

After putting the Klokov 20 KG Weightlifting Bar by Klokov Equipment through a combined 23 workouts including clean and jerks, snatches, squats, and deadlifts, we believe that the Klokov Bar is an economically priced version of the Eleiko Training Bar and can compete with the Rogue Euro Olympic WL Bar. …

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American Barbell T-Grip Bar Review

After putting the T-Grip Bar by American Barbell through nearly every exercise you can think of including pressing, pulling, curls and more over the course of two months, we believe that the T-Grip Bar is one of the best multi-grip bars available. That said, this is definitely a bar in …

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First Look: Reebok Nano 7 Weave

Reebok came out with the Nano 7 out of nowhere. It's a great shoe, but in my opinion, it's not the best training shoe available. Recently, Rich Froning has been seen wearing a new pair of shoes that look similar to the newer Reebok Nano 7's, but with what appeared …

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Titan Fitness T-3 vs. Rogue Fitness R-3 Power Rack Review Showdown

The Rogue R-3 Power Rack is the reigning champ of power racks. In my opinion, for the majority of garage gym owners, there has not been a rack worth purchasing over the R-3. Not only is it backed by the Rogue Fitness name and all that comes with it, but …

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The Ultimate Lime Green Garage Gym Build

Building a garage gym is no small task. It takes a lot of dedication, hard work, and a whole lot of money (most of the time.) But, when you decide to put the time in and are willing to spend money, the results can be remarkable. AND, this garage gym …

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Position Weightlifting Eastwood Shoes Review

Position, USA is not your typical weightlifting shoe company. You see, most weightlifting shoes these days are manufactured by robots, on big long assembly lines. The art of a handmade shoe is, for the most part, long gone. But, being the contrarians that Position, USA seems to be, they've ditched trends …

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Kabuki Strength Duffalo Bar In-Depth Review

The Kabuki Strength Duffalo Bar was released by Chris Duffin out of nowhere. I was thankful to have the opportunity to review his first invention that was brought to market, the ever-popular ShouldeRok and was looking forward to putting his latest creation, the Duffalo Bar to the test. The Duffalo …

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World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw’s Garage Gym

Brian Shaw is one of, if not THE Strongest Man to ever live (yes, probably stronger than Paul Anderson.) Not only has he won 4 Worlds Strongest Man titles (one less than the all-time great Mariusz Pudzianowski,) but he also has many world records in just about ever lift category imaginable. …

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Crain’s Okie Deadlift Bar Review

Do you want to be taken down a rabbit hole? Start searching for which barbell to buy. I cannot believe the explosion of manufacturers producing barbells today, and I'm sure I've played at least a small part in it. Today, however, I'm going to be reviewing one of the oldest …

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