• The Ultimate $1,000 Budget Home Gym

    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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Nike Metcon Free First Look + Release Date

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Titan Fitness Deadlift Platform Released

Titan Fitness has released their highly requested Deadlift Platform. Similar to the Rogue Fitness Deadlift Platform at a much lower price point, this platform is sure to be among the most popular available. Titan Fitness after seeing the success of the Rogue Fitness Deadlift Platform have come up with their …

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Blonyx Beta Alanine Supplement Review

Blonyx Beta Alanine is a simple, yet highly effective supplement. Beta-Alanine has been researched and tested in-depth for years, proving to increase muscular endurance. Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Daniel Z. You can find him on Instagram here. Table of Contents What is Beta-Alanine? Blonyx Beta-Alanine Review …

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The Ultimate $1,000 Budget Home Gym

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 extremely expensive endeavor. However, most people could get away building a home …

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Professional Fireman’s Home Gym Build

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American Barbell Urethane Bumper Plates Review

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DIY Belt Squat Machine

The Belt Squat Machine is one of the most coveted pieces of gym equipment available today. Although there are many options, including those made by Westside Barbell, Pit Shark, Matt Wenning, and others, they're all pretty pricey. This DIY Belt Squat Machine requires no special skills and costs well under …

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Edge Fitness Systems Standing Back Extension Review

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A Look Inside Rich Froning’s Barn Home Gym

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TrueForm Runner Treadmill Review

The TrueForm Runner is a non-motorized treadmill designed to teach proper running form. Although recently, there have been more companies marketing non-motorized¬†treadmills, in our research and testing, the TrueForm Runner is the best non-motorized treadmill available. Table of contents Why purchase a non-motorized treadmill? Video Unboxing TrueForm Runner review Suggested …

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How to Build a Powerlifting Home Gym

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Pound Pad Review: Weightlifting Noise Reduction

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DIY Reverse Hyper Machine for Under $100

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The Best Rowing Machine

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Nike Metcon 4 Review

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