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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CrossFit Barbell Guide

CrossFit is a training style made up of constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements. As such, you want a barbell that can perform a wide variety of movements and last a long time. Here are our recommendations for the best CrossFit Barbell. Read More

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How to Save Money on Rogue Fitness Equipment in 2019

Rogue Fitness is one of, if not THE top gym equipment manufacturer and retailer in the world. So, it makes sense that one of the most asked questions we receive is, "how can I get a discount on Rogue Fitness Equipment?" Here's how... Read More

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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. 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