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Coop’s Garage Gym Tour

My garage gym is without a doubt one of my favorite places in the world. I've assembled some of the best equipment I could find to create a setup that would rival any Pro or Olympic-Level Training Center. And here's the best part, its in my garage. More than any …

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Desk Jockey’s Awesome Budget Home Gym Setup

In this edition of Home Gym Builds, meet Kelly. This desk jockey trains CrossFit 6 days a week in a decked out home gym with everything someone would need! Tell us about yourself. My name is Kelly Lare, I'm 44 and live in Park City, Kansas. I work in Operations …

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Biggest Home Gym Mistakes

Building a home gym can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience; it can also quickly become one of the most frustrating and expensive endeavors you take on. There’s no right or wrong way to build your own home gym, many of the decisions and processes you pick come down to …

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Former Strength Coach Builds Crazy Home Gym for Cheap!

In this edition of Home Gym Builds, meet Dodd. This former strength and conditioning coach has turned his garage into a world-class training facility for less than most spend on a single squat rack. So, tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Dodd Buie, IV, I'm 27 years …

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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

In this edition of Home Gym Builds, meet Edward. This Professional Fireman has an awesome setup at his firehouse that helps prepare him and his coworkers save lives and fight fires in NYC   So, tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Edward Parra, I'm 35 and …

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A Look Inside Rich Froning’s Barn Home Gym

Rich Froning, the 4-time CrossFit Games Champion and owner of CrossFit Mayhem has one of the most decked-out home gyms in the world. Combining top-of-the-line Rogue Fitness Equipment with a barn makes for one amazing place to workout. Rich Froning has quite possibly more places to workout than anyone in …

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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 performed, while also aiding in strengthening these lifts. These are the pieces of equipment we suggest to build the ultimate …

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A Look Inside Tim Ferriss’ Home Gym & Training

Tim Ferriss is known for many different things, most notably his podcast and books that delve into the lives of top performers. Nearly all top performers have one thing in common – a home gym; Tim Ferriss is no different. The home gym is essential to keeping a prime physical …

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Insane Home Gym

Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson seems to do everything big, and his home gym's (yes, he has multiple) are no exception. Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson is known for many things, but one thing that allows him to stand apart from many other actors is his work ethic both in and out …

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10 Ridiculous Home Gym Setups

Thanks to our readers, we receive a lot of emails showcasing the gyms they've built based on our recommendations. Here are 10 absolutely ridiculous home gym setups that we're all envious of. We live in one of the greatest times in history for starting a home gym. Not only are …

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The Best CrossFit Equipment for a Home Gym

CrossFit requires constantly varied movements performed at a high-intensity. Therefore, a home gym designed for CrossFit will require varied pieces of equipment made of high-quality (due to the intensity and work required.) These are the pieces of equipment and our suggestions for each to build the ultimate CrossFit home gym. …

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A Look at Mat Fraser’s Home Gym (World’s Fittest Man)

Mathew Fraser is the Fittest Man on Earth. Whether you agree with the definition of fitness produced by CrossFit or not, it's hard to argue against a man who snatches over 300 lbs, squats, and deadlifts over 500 lbs, and can still do metcons, long runs, swims, and other events …

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Building a Budget Home Gym on Amazon.com

Amazon offers the largest marketplace in the world, which in turn means there are many products to help build a home on a budget. This will be a consistently updated article as new items are introduced to the market. If you're looking to build a home gym, Amazon is a …

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My Thoughts on the 2017 CrossFit Games Regionals

CrossFit is my favorite sport. I know to some that sounds absurd, but I treat watching the CrossFit Games season with the same intensity that your Uncle Rick does when he paints his face, slams wings down his gullet, and yells at his TV for his favorite NFL team that never …

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