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How to repair/fix/upgrade your Spud Econo Lat & Tricep Pulley system

About a year back I published a positive review for the Spud Inc Econo Lat & Tricep Pulley. I praised it for its ease of use, versatility, and low price. I even went so far as to refer to it as one of the best garage gym accessories on the market for under $100. Well you will be happy to [...]

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DIY Lat Machine for Garage Gyms

This is a simple and brief DIY guide on how to convert your anchored power rack into a lat tower using the Spud Inc Econo Pulley and some basic rack components. This conversion is simple to set up, allows you access to heavy lat pulls, pulldowns, cable rows, and face-pulls (to name a few), and is much [...]

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DIY Guide for building super strong Pulling Blocks

I've never had my own pulling blocks here at the house. If I wanted to do anything with blocks, I either needed to go to the WL gym, or stack up some bumper plates and use those stacks as makeshift blocks. Stacking bumpers is alright in that at does allow for easy height adjustments, but the bar [...]

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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 [...]

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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. There's no two ways about it; walking out into the garage to work out when it's [...]

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Learn some DIY tips for working with stall mats in your garage gym

I don't have to tell most of you garage gym and affiliate owners where to get durable flooring for not a lot of cash. That's right, horse stall mats! Stall mats are easily your most affordable option for gym flooring; flooring that you'll never have to replace, mind you. At $1.66 a square foot, stall mats are a steal. [...]

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Get your garage gym organized. Bumper Plate storage ideas

When I first got started setting up my garage gym, I didn't include bumper plate storage in my budget. Matter of fact, it never even occurred to me when I was planning. I was just excited to get my power rack, plates, and the rest of my gear. Needless to say, it didn't take very [...]

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Instructional Guide for making Hanging Storage System

This overhead storage system guide was originally created by and posted at The Family Handyman. All the content and image credit goes to them. I wanted to share this hanging storage system guide because I think this is an extremely cool idea that takes some of the unused space in your garage and puts it [...]

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DIY Adjustable Squat Boxes / Plyo Boxes

This article was originally published by Kristoffer Lindqvist on Tsampa.Org. I wanted to include this DIY adjustable squat box guide because not only does this squat box look sturdy as hell, but I see no reason why this couldn't be used as an adjustable plyometric box as well. Kristoffer is not big on the details when it [...]

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