Programming 101

Programming 101

Disclaimer Writing programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article will be kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details and can concentrate on getting results.  Please consult your doctor if you’re starting an exercise program after a long break or have any health or orthopedic concerns.  Long before

Ladies, Grab Your Weights

Ladies, Grab Your Weights

Weightlifting has long been a boy’s club. While the men’s sport has been featured in the Olympics since 1896, the women’s event didn’t make the cut until 2000. If you walk into any weight room today, you’ll probably still see it populated mostly with men. So where are all the women? Historically, women have been

What is the Hole Spacing of a Squat Rack and What is Westside Hole Spacing?

What is the Hole Spacing of a Squat Rack and What is Westside Hole Spacing?

The hole spacing of squat rack is the distance in inches from the center of one hole to the center of the next hole: Smaller hole spacings can be better Smaller hole spacing can be better because they allow for more fine tuning of your safety spotter arms and j-hooks. However, often racks with smaller

Why Working Out at Home is Still Your Best Option During the Coronavirus

Why Working Out at Home is Still Your Best Option During the Coronavirus

Whether you agree with it or not, the fact is that many businesses across America are opening up again. In many states, this includes places like gyms: While some will rush back on the day that they open, others may be a little more hesitant. Although things seem like they’re getting better, it’s difficult to

Best Online Vitamin and Supplement Sites

Best Online Vitamin and Supplement Sites

Buying vitamins and supplements is big business. You can purchase them at your local grocery store, big box stores, warehouse stores, there are even specialty vitamin brick and mortar stores. It’s great to have so many options, but it is time consuming to drive around looking for your favorite vitamins and supplements. Purchasing them online

How to find a squat rack during the Coronavirus Quarantine?

How to Find a Squat Rack Ruring the Coronavirus Lockdown

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected everything all over the world. As such, daily activities such as going to the gym are a challenge or impossible. And because of this we have seen a huge demand in all types of home gym equipment! Unfortunately this means it’s very hard right now to find squat racks. If

Our Price Tracker has Launched!

Our Price Tracker has Launched!

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Power Tools for Squat Rack Assembly

Here are the tools I recommend for quickly putting together a squat rack: Provided wrenches are usually crap Get yourself an electric screw driver and/or a drill/driver to really level up your rack building skills So I have become an expert over the years at putting together racks. I have some tools I use to

The Cheapest DIY Folding Squat Rack Ever

I saw someone asked on Reddit the other day if it was possible to “build your own cheap folding squat rack that wouldn’t take up much space”? At first I thought this was ridiculous and I was right. The answer to this questions is ALWAYS No Never build your own squat rack. It just never