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.

What Equipment is Essential?

An Olympic Barbell

The Almighty Squat Rack

The Utility Bench

Weight Plates

The Humble Jump Rope

Additional Suggestions

Further reading

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Drug Testing at the CrossFit Games

CrossFit Athletes have been accused of using Performance Enhancing Drugs for some time. Despite these accusations, the CrossFit Games has a protocol for testing athletes. Read More

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The Ultimate Lime Green Garage Gym Build

This is one EPIC Garage Gym. Every detail was thought of including having everything match. Enjoy the build! Read More

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The Definitive Barbell Guide

The barbell is the centerpiece of nearly every garage gym in the world. The problem is the amount of options available. Let this be your guide. Read More

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7 Reasons To or NOT to Use a Trap Bar

The Trap Bar is one of the most popular specialty bars on the market. Most commercial gyms in the country have one and a majority of home and garage gyms should have one. In order to help you decide whether it would benefit your training, we have come up with seven reasons and benefits for the trap bar including our most popular recommendations. Read More