≡ Menu
Crossfit Equipment Packages

Are you interested in joining the Crossfit revolution, but you have no equipment? I can give you some guidance on what gear you need to get started. Or are you already into Crossfit but you want to do your WOD’s at home rather than at the box, and you want to know the best places to buy the gear? I can help you with that too.

Continue reading…

Bumper plates sets for Crossfit - package deals

In need of some new bumper plates for your garage gym or affiliate? Whether you’re just getting started and buying your very first bumper plates set, looking for an upgrade to your existing weights, or you just need access to more weights than you currently own, this post should help. I have scoured the net for the best prices on sets for standard black bumpers, training bumpers, and competition bumpers from reputable vendors. I have considered bumper plates sets from all the major manufacturers and found what I believe to be the best prices on bumper plate sets.

Continue reading…

The American Barbell SS Olympic Bearing Bar

This is a review of what is now officially the coolest Olympic bar in my garage gym, the American Barbell Stainless Steel Olympic Bar. Not only have I taken a very close look at this bar myself over the last month and a half, but I have asked American Barbell a lot of technical questions about its construction as well. I am hopeful that you will finish reading this review knowing all that there is to know about this Olympic bar.

Continue reading…

DIY Barbell Rack - Space Saving Vertical Gun Rack

My garage gym has only a single, three-bar gun rack, and I own more than three bars. I’ve been carefully leaning bars against the walls and even leaving some in an unused corner on the floor (rubber floors, don’t worry!) Since I like to keep my gym looking nice and clean, not having a place to put these bars was getting on my nerves, so I made myself a DIY barbell rack.

Continue reading…

Vulcan One Basic Olympic Bar Review

Welcome! This is a review for the new Vulcan One Basic 28.5 mm Olympic Barbell; my very first Vulcan bar. I’m pretty excited about finally having a Vulcan bar to play around with; I’ve been researching them for some time now, and have heard many good things.

Continue reading…

New Barbell Reviews Coming Soon

Bar Reviews in the works - Vulcan and American Barbell

New barbell reviews coming soon… late December/early January.

Continue reading…

The Rogue Matt Chan Bar Review

Before I start this Chan Bar review, let me start off by saying that I am extremely excited about this particular review. I’m excited because it looks like this will be one of those rare articles in which I do not need to have a section for listing the negatives. I think this one will be entirely positive.

[click to continue…]

How to heat your garage gym

Are you looking for a way to warm up your garage gym this winter? A way to make it a bit more comfortable? Maybe at least take the edge off? I thought so! Let’s talk about heating your garage gym.

[click to continue…]

New fall fitness gear and new barbells for 2014

I figured that it’s about time to highlight some of the new bars and other new fitness gear hitting the virtual shelves. Since there are a ton of new bars out there right now, this post will have quite a few of them.

All of the gear in this post was released within the last month or two, or is expected to hit the market in the very near future. In the case of the Ohio Power Bar, not all variations of the bar are available for purchase yet as it’s still being rolled out.

[click to continue…]

New Dmitry Klokov Barbell

I was fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity to test the new Klokov Olympic Barbell before it launches. The last four weeks, I’ve made it a point to use the Klokov any chance I could to get a really good feel for the bar, and a good feel for it I believe I have!

[click to continue…]

Gift Ideas for Weightlifters and CrossFitters

Looking for the perfect gift for the garage gym athlete in your life, or maybe a gift idea for yourself? I’ve got a ton of gift ideas for weightlifters, CrossFitters, and fitness enthusiasts of all types. From big gifts that’ll ensure your gift is the best gift, to smaller, more affordable gifts and stocking-stuffers.

Continue reading…

Gift ideas for CrossFitters and Weightlifters

Looking for the perfect gift for the garage gym athlete in your life, or maybe a gift idea for yourself? I’ve got a ton of gift ideas for CrossFitters, fitness enthusiasts, and weightlifters of all types. From big gifts that’ll ensure your gift is the best gift, to smaller, more affordable gifts and stocking stuffers.

Continue reading…