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20 Best Barbells to Buy in 2021

Barbells are one of the most important pieces of equipment in any gym. With a barbell and some quality weight plates, you can perform hundreds of exercises to build...

12 Best Weight Plates to Buy in 2021

Weight Plates are an essential piece of gym equipment for anyone looking to strength train. I consider them to be one of the 'core four': a power rack, a...

13 Best Weight Benches to Buy in 2021

A weight bench is one of the most important pieces of gym equipment that most lifters can own. I consider it to be one of the 'core four': a...

Rep Fitness Dumbbells – Comprehensive Buying Guide

If you're in the market for some fixed dumbbells in your home gym or facility, Rep Fitness is a great company to consider. Generally speaking, I'm a big fan of...

2019 Black Friday Gym Deals

BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE! *Updated 12/2/19 @ 9:50 am* There is simply no better time to shop for gym equipment than on Black Friday. As 2019 deals are announced, I'll be posting...

5 Awesome Benefits of the Trap Bar

The trap bar, or as some call it, the hex bar, is one of my favorite specialty bars for building strength and explosive power while also minimizing injury risk...

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Budget Home Gym (2021 Update)

**2021 Update - As the world begins to return to a new normal in light of COVID-19, home gyms are still experiencing unprecedented growth. I believe the home gym...

5 Awesome Benefits of the Swiss Bar

The Swiss bar, sometimes referred to as the football bar or multi-grip bar, is a very popular piece of equipment for building strength. Not only does the Swiss bar help...

Building a Complete Rogue Home Gym

I'm seeing it more and more... Folks are one-stop shopping when it comes to building a home gym. Hey, I did it too when I first started mine... a full-on Rogue...

3 Easy Ways to Increase the Life of Your Barbell

This is a guest post by Daniel Walter, co-founder/owner of Bar Shield USA and expert on barbell maintenance. #1 - Bar Storage Where are your barbells stored? Are they in a...

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20 Best Barbells to Buy in 2021

Barbells are one of the most important pieces of equipment in any gym. With a barbell and some quality weight plates, you can perform...

12 Best Weight Plates to Buy in 2021

Weight Plates are an essential piece of gym equipment for anyone looking to strength train. I consider them to be one of the 'core...

Exxentric kBox4 Review

I've owned and used a lot of pieces of exercise equipment in my time. Of all those pieces, the Exxentric kBox is one of the...

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