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Best Black Friday Gym Equipment Deals in 2022

There is simply no better time to shop for gym equipment than on Black Friday. While sales aren't uncommon in the fitness space throughout...

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Budget Home Gym (2022 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...

7 Easy Home Gym Organization Tips

Have you ever tried to work out in a gym where there were pieces of equipment lying all over the place? Dumbbells rolling around,...

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Nylon vs. Leather Lifting Belt: How to Choose + Recommendations

Too Busy for the Full Read? Nylon and leather are the two most common lifting belt materials. Depending...

Lever Belt vs. Prong Belt: How to Choose + Recommendations

Too Busy for the Full Read? Lever and Prong belts are the two most common weight belt mechanisms....

10mm vs. 13mm Belt: How to Choose + Recommendations

Too Busy for the Full Read? 10mm and 13mm belts are the most common leather belt sizes. Depending...

How to Wear a Weightlifting Belt: 3 Steps for the Best Results

There's a good chance you've used or seen someone else use a weightlifting belt in the gym. A belt can help you lift heavier weights...

Bushing vs. Bearing Barbell: Which Should You Buy?

There are a lot of factors that go into buying a barbell. What type of knurling does it have?What type of coating is on the...

10 Barbell Coatings and Why They Matter

Barbell coatings sit near the top of the priority list when it comes to picking the right barbell. With several finish options having different qualities...

Barbell Knurling: Everything you Need to Know

Knurling is a critical factor when you're buying a barbell. It's an often misunderstood feature because there's so much nuance. As someone who owns over 60...

Safety Squat Bar Weight + Product Comparisons (2022)

We’ve tested and reviewed many safety squat bars here at Garage Gym Lab. Having owned and used over ten different SSBs, you could say that...

Hex Bar Weight + Product Comparisons (2022)

We've tested and reviewed many hex bars here at Garage Gym Lab. Hex bars come in various shapes and sizes, including single-handle, dual-handle, and...

EZ Curl Bar Weight + Product Comparisons (2022)

We've tested and reviewed dozens of EZ bars here at Garage Gym Lab. Olympic curl bars, standard curl bars, super curl bars, fixed curl bars,...

16 Types of Barbells To Elevate Your Training (2022)

Did you know that there are dozens of different types of barbells? From traditional Olympic barbells to niche specialty bars, there's no shortage of tools...

Best 4th of July Gym Equipment Deals (2022)

Outside of Black Friday, July 4th offers some of the best deals on gym equipment of the year. With big markdowns, exclusive offers, and...