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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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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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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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Drug Testing at the CrossFit Games

Do me a favor, real quick. Go to any forum or comment section on CrossFit related subject matter and let me know what you see. Most likely there will be some random chit-chat on the athletes or the topic being discussed, but just about every time the use of steroids and …

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The CrossFit Games is Moving to Madison, Wisconson

Since the beginning, The CrossFit Games has been held in Carson, CA. It's where CrossFit began and rightfully so, where the Games was first held back at Dave Castro's parents' ranch. However, starting in 2017 until at least 2019, the CrossFit Games will be held in… Madison, Wisconson Not only is …

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100+ CrossFit Wods for Hypertrophy

I love CrossFit. There's something about pushing your physical and mental limits in functional movements that will help you in the real world. I also love getting a pump. I see no reason to separate the two. Too often I see people create splits for hypertrophy training with a metcon following. …

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The Ultimate Home Gym Guide

The almighty Home Gym. Seriously, home gym owners are a different breed of people. These are folks dedicated to becoming fitter in the comfort of their home and there's no bigger proponent of this movement than I. I understand that training and accomplishing your physical goals can be difficult at times, …

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