Dumbbells Storage Ideas For Small Home Gyms

The idea of building a home gym sounds tempting until you start figuring out how to accommodate most of your equipment in the least possible space.  Space is a scarcity in most homes these days and that’s why a lot of people these days are building outdoor home gyms and garden shed home gyms. Some

What Is A Nordic Hamstring Curl Machine?

Recently, we have come up with quite a few in-depth articles on exercises that can help you get stronger, more defined leg muscles. We have written about how sissy squats can help you isolate, target, and build the quadricep muscles. We have also suggested 5 different leg press foot positions that can help you strengthen

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Can Creatine Cause Headaches?

If you are reading this article, you are probably already taking creatine supplements and experiencing side effects such as headaches, or maybe you are planning to add it to your daily supplement list but worried if you could end up having a headache that could affect your productivity.   Over the years, Creatine has become one

DIY Squat Rack – Is It Worth The Effort?

Building a home gym requires a significant one-time investment. Even if you want to start with just a few basic things, you may still have to spend a few hundred to a few thousand dollars depending on the type of home gym you want to build.  If you have a bare minimum budget, you can

Sissy Squat

Everything You Want To Know About Sissy Squats

First thing; do not misunderstand ‘sissy squat’ because of its name. There is nothing sissy about it.  Rather, it is probably one of the most challenging squats you could practice. Because it doesn’t just require you to squat but also to lean back while doing so. Can you imagine how challenging it could be, especially

Best Cable Machines for Your Home Gym

Best Cable Machines for Your Home Gym

Cable machines help you target those muscles that often get ignored while working out with free weights. Since you will be moving the cables in non-standard directions and angles, you will be able to isolate those muscles that do not get to work while doing weighted squats or dumbbell flys.  Cable machine workouts are beginner-friendly

What Is the Best Smith Machine for a Home Gym?

What Is the Best Smith Machine for a Home Gym?

Have you seen a rack-like thing in a commercial gym that has a barbell attached to it? The barbell just goes up and down and can be hooked at whatever position you want. That’s a smith machine.  They are quite popular in commercial gyms because they eliminate the need for a spotter. Most people assume

Titan and Peakform Adjustable Kettlebells Review

Titan and Peakform Adjustable Kettlebells Review

Quick Video: Titan and Peakform Adjustable Kettlebell Instruction Manual The manual is the same for both and you can download it here. Intro In our previous blog, we had reviewed the Bowflex SelectTech 840 adjustable Kettlebell.  A major problem that we experienced with it is that it has an elongated shape, much longer than the

E-WIN Massage Gun Review

E-WIN Massage Gun Review

Quick Video: This is a fairly new product and its design and functionality is no different from the rest of the deep tissue massage guns that we have reviewed on our website.  That being said, E-win massage gun works as expected and comes with multiple attachments heads; each intended to be used on a specific

Gymreapers 7MM Weight Lifting Belt Review

Gymreapers 7MM Weight Lifting Belt Review

Weightlifting belts are not fashion accessories that gymgoers use to proudly display their V-taper and get a beastly look. Rather, they are an absolute must-have for people who lift medium to heavy weights. Plus, if you have back issues, you might use a weightlifting belt even if you are not training with a significant amount

xFyro ANC Pro Earbuds Review

xFyro ANC Pro Earbuds Review

Quick Video: One of our team members has recently put up a home gym on the second floor of his home. We all helped him put it together and it kept us really busy for weeks figuring out how to protect the floor, how to choose the right soundproofing solutions, which equipment should he use

Best High-End ($500+) Olympic Barbells

Best High-End ($500+) Olympic Barbells

This is the third and last article of our ‘best olympic barbell’ series. Here, we will be reviewing 5 high-end barbells meant for people who are already lifting a decent amount of weight and want to upgrade their existing barbell with something better. Some of the barbells listed here are meant for fitness freaks whereas

FLYBIRD Adjustable Dumbbell Review

FLYBIRD Adjustable Dumbbell Review

This is the second adjustable dumbbell that we are reviewing. The first one was the Bowflex SelectTech 1090 Adjustable Dumbbell.  Bowflex dumbbells can be adjusted between 10 and 90 lbs, making them suitable for intermediate to advanced trainers. Plus, they cost around $450 for one piece, which most of us won’t be able to afford. 

Is a Black and Decker Polisher the Ultimate Cheap Self Massage Tool?

Is a Black and Decker Polisher the Ultimate Cheap Self Massage Tool?

Quick Video: Recently, we came across this Reddit thread where someone mentioned that BLACK+DECKER Random Orbit Sander/polisher is the best investment he has made for his home gym. Upon reading the whole thread we realized that a lot of people are using it for massaging their body!  Yes, just like you, we were shocked too! 

Bowflex 1090 Dumbbells Review

Bowflex 1090 Dumbbells Review

In our recent article on ‘How Much Space Do You Need for a Home Gym’, we had shared a list of products that we highly recommend for people who do not have much space. The list included adjustable kettlebells, adjustable dumbbells, and independent squat stands. These adjustable home gym equipment require minimum floor space and

Are Horse Stall Mats Toxic?

Are Horse Stall Mats Toxic?

Horse stall mats are horribly stinky and the smell refuses to go away anytime soon. Plus, they aren’t as aesthetically appealing as the rubber tiles specifically created for gyms. Yet, a lot of homeowners still prefer to use them instead.  Horse stall mats are cheaper  They cost about half of what a good quality rubber

Best Elliptical Machines for Your Home Gym

Best Elliptical Machines for Your Home Gym

Elliptical machines provide a workout that seems to be a mix of running, stair climbing, and cross country skiing. All these are excellent cardio workouts, which is why ellipticals are the most sought-after cardio machines for commercial as well as for home use.  Now, when we talk about cardio workouts, we expect them to be

Bowflex Adjustable Kettlebell Review

Bowflex Adjustable Kettlebell Review

Adjustable dumbbells and kettlebells are great options for people who have limited space in their home gym. Most of these equipment can be adjusted between a very light weight to medium-heavy weight, making them suitable for most people. You don’t need to have too many of them lying around in your home gym. Just a

MOBO MAX Massage Stick Roller Review

MOBO MAX Massage Stick Roller Review

If you have been following our website, you would have come across the reviews of a lot of myofascial release tools that we have tried recently. In this article, we will be reviewing MOBO Max, a massage stick that helps you loosen up your tight and sore muscles by rolling it over them as well

Ridgid Shop Vac Review

Ridgid Shop Vac Review

Garages gather a lot of dust. If you are using it only to park your vehicles or store your old furniture, you may clean it once a week. But if you have converted it into a home gym, you will have to clean it more often because dust can make the floor slippery and your

RAD Roller Rad Helix Myofascial Release Tool Review

RAD Roller Rad Helix Myofascial Release Tool Review

There are not many tools available for massaging the back. The conventional foam rollers are too big and uncomfortable because they put a lot of pressure on the spine. The lacrosse balls are too small and they fly away. A few innovative products such as the Vertiball Wall Massager helps keep the ball fixed on

Commercial Electric 16 Inch Turbo Floor Fan Review

Commercial Electric 16 Inch Turbo Floor Fan Review

Cooling a garage gym is not as easy as it sounds. Most products that we have tried failed to meet our expectations even though they were some of the top-rated products on Amazon and Home Depot.  The Hessaire Portable Evaporative Cooler failed to remove the humidity from the air, making us feel as if we

KOA Elite Fascia Massage Tool Review

KOA Elite Fascia Massage Tool Review

Rest and recovery are highly underrated and neglected. While we are busy being consistent with our workouts, we fail to realize that exerting our muscles every single day can cause pain, inflammation, and even injury.  Resting and stretching helps release muscle tension, reduce inflammation, optimize recovery, as well as boost performance. But, fascia massage tools,

Black and Decker 14000 BTU portable AC Review

Black and Decker 14000 BTU portable AC Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Features: effective for cooling 350 square feet area, comes a remote control, portable, has a self-evaporative design Pros: comes with an insulation kit, easy to set up, has four modes of operation Cons: Noisy for homes, ineffective for garages that are in use for storing the car, and for other

Best Mid Range $200-500 Olympic Barbells for Your Home Gym

Best Mid Range $200-500 Olympic Barbells for Your Home Gym

Being a giant large metal toothpick look, barbells are probably the simplest home gym equipment. But, you can’t just buy the cheapest one that you come across. You have to choose something that helps you stay safe and perform your exercises comfortably.  If you have just started weightlifting, you can choose any of the best

Best Treadmills for Your Home Gym

Best Treadmills for Your Home Gym

Buying a treadmill for home can be an overwhelming task. From $300 to $4000 or maybe more, these home gym equipment are available in a wide price range. Plus, you have too many brands and models to choose from, which ultimately leaves you confused and drained out. But, if you know how to select the

Titan T3 Squat Stand vs the Rogue S-4 Squat Stand

Rogue S-4 Squat Stand vs the Titan T3 Squat Stand

Titan versus Rogue Fitness debate has picked up some heat during the pandemic when almost all of us are looking for affordable but good-quality home gym equipment.  There is no doubt that these two companies dominate the home gym equipment market. And, interestingly they manufacture similar products but Rogue’s prices are much higher than Titan’s. 

DYNASQUARE LAT Pulldown Bar Review

DYNASQUARE LAT Pulldown Bar Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Dynasquare LAT pulldown bar Features: Curved lat bar with 360-degree swivel so you can perform a wide range of exercises, carabiner is thick, durable, and corrosion-resistant Pros: Affordable, works as expected, can be used to lift decent amount of weight Cons: We didn’t find any major flaw Our Rating:

Titan T-3 Series Independent Squat Stand Review

Titan T-3 Series Independent Squat Stand Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Titan T-3 independent upright squat stand weight rack w/ pull up bar Features: Two independent uprights with J-hooks to hold the barbell, Westside hole pattern in the benching area, made of 11 gauge steel, optional pull bar available Pros: Stable H-shaped frame, high weight-bearing capacity, suitable for intermediate and

The Best Rowing Machines for Your Home Gym

Not many home gym equipment provide full-body workouts but rowing machines are an exception. This is why we at Home Gym Strength highly recommend rowing machines to people who have very limited space in their homes or garage. We also recommend it to people who are pressed for time and yet want to make the

9 Best Budget Olympic Barbells ($200 and under)

9 Best Budget Olympic Barbells ($200 and under)

So, like I was back in the day you probably are surprised by the high price of barbells these days. Some of that is due to the pandemic. But also it is true that a reliable barbell is not something you want to go with the VERY cheapest option on. I highly suggest you get

Thera Cane Massager Review

Thera Cane Massager Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Thera cane massager Features: Made of plastic, has 6 massage head, suitable for myofascial release  Pros: lightweight and long enough to help you reach the trigger points of your back even when you have limited shoulder mobility Cons: The massage heads feel slippery Our Rating: 4.5/5 Full Written Review:

NewMe Fitness Adjustable Kettlebell Handle Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: NewMe Fitness adjustable kettlebell handle Features: made of stainless steel, comes with 1” or 2” loading pin, has two spin collars for 100% safety  Pros: durable, can handle heavy weight, ergonomic handle Cons: Limits the range of motion of certain exercises Our Rating: 4.5/5 Full Written Review: Kettlebells are

LOCKEROOM Pocket Physio MAX review

LOCKEROOM Pocket Physio MAX review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Lockeroom pocket physio max Features: Pyramid-shaped manual massager with blunt massage head for trigger point massage, has smooth but grippy surface, has anti-skid base Pros:  durable and safe to use, effective for people who need a rather soft massage Cons: not effective for athletes and fitness freaks as claimed

5BILLION Peanut Massage Ball Review

5BILLION Peanut Massage Ball Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: 5Billion peanut massage ball Features: Made of 100% natural rubber, has a groove to take pressure off the spinal bone Pros: Durable, grippy and anti-skid, easy to use on walls as well as floor, effective for neck and back muscles Cons: No major flaw found Our Rating: 5/5 Full

Epitomie Fitness VIBRA Vibrating Foam Roller Review

Epitomie Fitness VIBRA Vibrating Foam Roller Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Epitome Fitness VIBRA vibrating foam roller Features: vibrating foam roller with 4 different vibrating speed and one pulsating seed, has honeycomb grid for deep and effective massage, comes with a carry case,  Pros: decent battery life, more effective than the conventional foam roller Cons: doesn’t provide deep tissue massage

Davinci Tool Review

Davinci Tool Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Davinci neck massage tool Features: Manual massager with three massage sides; each meant for different intensity of massages. Available in firm and extra firm varieties.  Pros: Effective, reasonably priced  Cons: Just like any other deep tissue massage tool, it hurts in the beginning. The manufacturer hasn’t mentioned this aspect,

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5639 Full Motion Rowing Machine Review

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5639 Full Motion Rowing Machine Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5639 full motion rowing machine Features: 350lbs weight capacity, fully pivoting arms, grippy handles, large, non-slip foot pedals Pros: Budget-friendly, works as expected, silent operation  Cons: Not enough resistance, no transportation wheels, not foldable  Our Rating: 3.5/5 Questions Received from Readers: Do any of the

Vive Foot Rocker Calf Stretcher Review

Vive Foot Rocker Calf Stretcher Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Vive Foot Rocker calf stretcher   Features: Suitable for most shoe sizes, has midfoot gap for proper stretch, has rubber strips to prevent slippage Pros: effective, durable, economical alternative to professional therapy, portable, can be used anywhere, anytime  Cons: No major flaws found. Minor issues discussed below. Full Written Review:

SYL Fitness Cable Pulley System

SYL Fitness Cable Pulley System Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: SYL 2-in-1 cable pulley system for home gym Features: can take standard as well as Olympic plates, 340 lbs weight-bearing capacity, available with tricep rope or strap handle.  Pros: durable construction, smooth pulley, quiet operation Cons: No major flaws found. Some minor flaws discussed below Our Rating: 5/5 Full

Vulken Wooden Gymnastic Rings Review

Vulken Wooden Gymnastic Rings Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Vulken Wooden Gymnastic rings Features: Made of birch wood. Have smooth but grippy surfaces. Comes with foot straps, handles, and door anchor  Pros: The straps have loops so you can easily adjust the height. Straps are durable and thick. Accessories help diversify your workouts  Cons: No major flaws found.

Iron Bull Strength Squat Wedges Review

Iron Bull Strength Squat Wedges Review

Quick Video: Squat wedges are in trend these days. The manufacturers such as Iron Bull Strength, Prime Fitness, Elite FTS, etc. are heavily marketing them, claiming that they help the squatters maintain the correct posture and avoid the injuries related to this intense form of physical exercise.  However, there is no scientific evidence available that

Campark 4K 20MP Action Camera Review - An Affordable Home Gym Form Camera?

Campark 4K 20MP Action Camera Review – An Affordable Home Gym Form Camera?

Quick Video: If you have been looking for an affordable but good quality camera to shoot your workout videos or capture pictures of your workouts so you can check if you are in correct form, you might have across Campark 4K 20MP Action Camera. This product offers almost everything that you can expect from a

Vertiball Wall Massager

Vertiball Wall Massager Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Name: Vertiball Wall Massager Features: Suction-based wall mount massager for trigger point therapy. Can be attached to any smooth surface Pros: Durable, effective, easy to use  Cons: Suction works on very limited surfaces, cannot be left on the wall after use Our Rating: 3/5 Our Verdict: Buy only if you are

Exogun Massage Gun Review

Exogun Massage Gun Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Exogun DreamPro percussion massage gun Features: Comes with 4 different massage heads, provides 60lbs force and up to 3200 percussion per minute, has quiet operation  Pros: Lightweight and portable, comes with a carrying case, sturdy, effective, can be used for almost everyone, affordable Cons: Has a single button for

Hip Hero Review

Hip Hero Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary Name: Hip Hero  Features: Manual massager made of ABS plastic. Has adjustable heads and rubber strips at the base.  Pros: Effective for massaging psoas muscles, adjustable width to suit all body types, lightweight, portable, and stable.  Cons: Width adjustment range is not enough, material is not heavy-duty   Our Rating: 3

Best Spin Bikes for your Home Gym in 2021

Best Spin Bikes for your Home Gym in 2022

Our Top picks:  Best budget-friendly spin bike: Sunny Health & Fitness Indoor Cycling Bike Best budget-friendly spin bike runners up: XTERRA Fitness FB150 Folding Exercise Bike Best feature-rich spin bike: Bowflex C6 Bike Best classic spin bike: Schwinn IC3 Bike  Best overall spin bike: Pooboo Indoor Cycling Bike Most of us are aware of the

PSO-Spine Review

PSO-Spine Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Quick Summary:  Name: PSO-Spine Features: Manual massaging tool made of ABS plastic. Has 5 nodes on each side. The flat base makes it suitable for massaging the back, calves, and other areas of the body.  Pros: Durable and effective. Lightweight and portable. Can be used

PSO-BACK Review

PSO-BACK Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Name: PSO-Back  Features: Made of ABS plastic. Has smooth nodes that can penetrate deep into lower back muscles and help you regain your spinal curve. Exclusively meant for lower back and recommended for people suffering from flat back issues.  Pros: Effective for flat back, sturdy

PSO-RITE Review

PSO-RITE Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Quick Summary:  Name: PSO-Rite  Features: Single molded large plastic manual massager with two prongs designed to go deeper into the psoas tissues. ABS plastic is durable and impact-resistant.  Pros: Highly effective as confirmed by thousands of buyers. Can be used for targeting trigger points across

Rogue Echo Bar 2.0 Review

Rogue Echo Bar 2.0 Review

Quick Review Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Rating: 4/5       Name: Rogue Echo Bar 2.0  Recommendation: It is one of the least expensive barbells from Rogue Fitness. With an almost rust-proof zinc coating, it is perfect for home gyms and garage gyms. Suitable for beginners and intermediates, although advanced trainers can

Best Safety Squat Bars for 2021

Best Safety Squat Bars for 2022

Well, the word safety bars doesn’t necessarily mean that the safety squat bars will protect you against injuries and accidents. It simply means that these squat bars are designed to minimize the strain squatting puts on your body, especially the shoulders, biceps, and forearms. Plus, if you are already suffering from upper-body injuries, especially shoulder

Best Garage Gym Flags for your Home Gym

10 Coolest Gym Banners and Flags

Creating a home gym and working from the comfort of your home sounds quite tempting. But, staying motivated enough to adhere to your workout routine is as challenging as you could imagine. Most of us give up within a few weeks/months simply because of boredom and lack of motivation.  Thankfully, killing the boredom is easy.

Best Elliptical Machines for Your Home Gym

Best Forearm Wrist Rollers

If you have been just focusing on a tight core and bulging biceps, you are going wrong. You need strong forearms too. Well-built forearms will help you lift heavier weights and do more reps. The stronger the forearms, the stronger will be your grip. You will be able to hold and control heavier barbells, thereby

Titan Fitness Economy Barbell Review

Titan Fitness Economy Olympic Bar Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Rating: 4.5/5       Name: Titan Fitness Economy Barbell Recommendation: One of the top-rated barbells for beginners and intermediates. Highly recommended for people who want well-built, medium-quality products at a reasonable price.  Pros: Budget-friendly, designed as per Olympic standard, 700lbs weight-bearing capacity, 45lbs weight, compatible with 2”

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Cap Barbell Power Rack Exercise Stand Review

Quick Video: Quick Review Summary for People in a Hurry Rating: 4/5       Name: Cap Barbell Power Rack Exercise Stand Recommendation: Buy if you are looking for a budget-friendly entry-level squat rack. Do not buy it if you are lifting 250-300 lbs or else you will outgrow it very soon.  Pros: Budget-friendly rack for people who

Best Gymnastic Rings for Your Home Gym

Best Gymnastic Rings for Your Home Gym

Whether you want to build a ‘Greek God’ type upper body or just want to improve your overall balance and coordination, gymnastic rings are the one piece of calisthenics equipment that we recommend for anyone and everyone (other than resistance bands and loop bands). Their inherent instability requires you to use more muscles and more

Under Armour Men's Sportstyle Left Chest Short Sleeve T-shirt

Under Armour Men’s Sportstyle Left Chest Short Sleeve T-shirt

The popularity of athleisure is growing rapidly and we love it too! The concept of athleisure helps merge fashion and fitness so you can train harder, faster, and better without looking like a typical gym rat wearing the typical grey and black shades. Since more and more people are buying them crazily so they can

BalanceFrom Puzzle Exercise Mat Review

Just like home gym equipment, exercise mats, and floor protection mats are also in demand these days. This is why the prices of home gym protective flooring have soared up during the pandemic. There are high chances that you could fall in for a cheaper, low-quality product that wouldn’t last long.  Before you order floor

Theragun Massage Gun Review

Theragun Massage Gun Review

Quick Video: Written Review: The popularity of percussion massagers has soared tremendously over the last few years. These devices provide a host of benefits that the conventional electric massagers do not even remotely cater to, which include deep tissue massage, faster recovery, increased relief from pain and muscle soreness, and prevention of workout injury. No

Chiro Gun Massage Gun Review

Chiro Gun Massage Gun Review

Quick Video: Written Review: Whether you are an athlete, casual gym-goer, or someone who constantly suffers from pains and aches due to aging or lifestyle-related factors, we all know how relaxing massages can be for us. A few sweeps over those aching muscles can make you feel less stressed. However, for most of us, it

Homech Massage Gun

Homech Massage Gun Review

Quick Video: Written Review: Did you know the global massage guns market is anticipated to reach USD561.37 million by 2027? From dedicated sportspersons and recreational gym-goers to arthritis patients, almost all of us are willing to spend money on something that will help improve our muscular strength and keep us relaxed at the end of

I Bought a Cheap Chinese Barbell - The Yalasga Olympic Barbell Review

I Bought a Cheap Chinese Barbell – The Yalasga Olympic Barbell Review

Quick Video: Written Review: The home gym equipment industry has seen a boom during the pandemic. We Americans are equipping ourselves with almost everything that we can to stay fit and active. Due to high demand, the prices of even average-quality home gym/home exercise equipment have soared up to an extent that many of us

Top Souls Quick Release Barbell Collars Review

Top Souls Quick Release Barbell Collars Review

Quick Video: Written Review: Barbell clamps, also known as barbell collars or clips, are must-have safety equipment for your home gym. No matter what type of exercise you do or what weight you lift, you must have a pair of them handy, so you can ensure your stability and safety. Without them, the plates could

Cap Barbell’s “The Beast” 7ft Olympic Barbell Review - After 4 Years

Cap Barbell’s “The Beast” 7ft Olympic Barbell Review – After 4 Years

Quick Video: Full Review: CAP Barbell has been in the business of manufacturing weightlifting equipment for more than 30 years and has done fairly well. Most of its products are of more than average quality and suitable for any level of fitness enthusiast. Although being well-built, CAP’s products aren’t really good for professional weight trainers,

F2C Adjustable Squat Stands Review

F2C Adjustable Squat Stands Review

During the Covid-19 pandemic, most of us have got habituated to exercise from home. Even when our lives will return to normalcy, many of us probably won’t be going back to gyms and fitness centers. A very recent study conducted by Freeletics has concluded that three in five Americans are more interested in at-home fitness

Weider Platinum Strength Squat Rack Review

If you are looking for a squat rack below $150, Weider platinum strength squat rack is one of the options that you would come across. There are a few others too and we have compiled them in one of our blogs. While some of them truly serve their purpose, many others are just crap and

10 Best Home Gym Cable Pulley Systems of 2022

10 Best Home Gym Cable Pulley Systems – Updated for 2022

  Looking for a Home Pulley System that you can place on a rack or over a door? Look no further! We have tried the best out there and have created this guide to help you pick one out that can handle a decent amount of weight without taking a huge amount of money out

PELLOR Forearm Wrist Trainer and Cable Pulley System Review

PELLOR Forearm Wrist Trainer and Cable Pulley System Review

Millions of people across the globe are investing in home gym equipment for keeping themselves in shape as well as to relieve their stress and excess energy when they are stuck at home due to pandemic. People who have a decent amount of space can go for full-sized equipment such as power racks, treadmills, cycles,

Best Ready Made Deadlift Platforms

Best Readymade Deadlift Platforms

Deadlift platforms are expensive. Even the cheapest ones could cost around $300-$400. This is why many novice weight trainers prefer using thick floor-protecting rubber mats. Those mats do not provide complete protection. But if you are lifting light weights and if you usually are not into the habit of throwing your weights on the ground,

Fitness Reality 810XLT Power Rack Review

Fitness Reality 810XLT Power Rack Review

The Fitness Reality 810xlt Super Max Power Cage is a mid-priced home gym product for intermediate as well as advanced level weight trainers. As expected, it is sturdy and heavy-duty. It offers 19 height adjustment options. Although the hole spacing is not as per Westside spacing standards (which is the gold standard in power racks),

Best Standing Desks to Turn Your Pandemic Home Work Day Into a Home Workout

Best Standing Desks to Turn Your Pandemic Home Work Day Into a Home Workout

All of us are aware of the risks of sitting for long hours. Most of us have even faced the consequences. From stiffness and pain to heart diseases and obesity, sitting at work has affected us all at different levels. Even worse, scientists have claimed that the long-term effects of sitting cannot be countered by

The Best Mini Elliptical Machines to Turn Your Home Office Into a Home Gym!

The 7 Best Mini Elliptical Machines

Admit it. You are skeptical about buying a mini elliptical, just like others.  No one would want to buy a piece of junk that does nothing much to keep you fit but make a lot of noise and distract you from work.  Thankfully, mini ellipticals, also known as under desk elliptical, do work and this

Best Resistance Loop Bands for your Home Gym

Best Resistance Loop Bands for your Home Gym

If you have read our blog on best resistance bands for home gyms, you probably have got an idea of how useful they are. These ridiculously versatile bands are extensively used for rehabilitation purposes, so most gym rats often underestimate them. They often assume that these rubber exercise bands are for beginners and for those

TDS Power Rack Review

TDS Power Rack Review

The TDS power rack is in demand these days because a lot of people are looking for inexpensive and yet sturdy and compact exercise equipment like this one to build their home gym, so they can exercise safely amid the pandemic. Although this squat rack isn’t a piece of commercial grade equipment, it is heavy-duty,

7 Best Resistance Bands For a Full-Body Workout at Home

7 Best Resistance Bands For a Full-Body Workout at Home

Did you know the flimsy-looking, inexpensive, lightweight resistance bands can give you as good workout benefits as you can achieve from free weights such as dumbbells and kettlebells?  Various studies have proven that resistance exercise bands offer almost similar benefits such as involving all major muscle groups of your body, increasing your stability and balance,

VALOR FITNESS BD-7 POWER RACK WITH LAT PULL

Valor Fitness BD-7 Power Rack Review

In our recent article titled ‘The Ultimate Guide to Building a Home Gym in 2021’ we have stated that Valor Fitness BD-7 is an all-inclusive squat rack for people who want to build their own ‘temple of steel’. It comes with an inbuilt LAT machine, so you don’t have to buy things separately and worry

The best push-up bars and push-up handles for your home gym

The Best Push-up Bars and Push-up Handles for Your Home Gym

If you aren’t finding the regular pushups challenging enough, it’s time to buy a push-up bar or push-up handle. These inexpensive home gym accessories are meant to increase the intensity of your workouts. They make you engage more muscles than what is required during regular pushups.  The more muscles you engage, the more benefits you

Best squat racks at Walmart

The Best Squat Racks at Walmart

Did you know an average person spends half of his day sitting! As you age, the sitting time increases, which is why people suffer from muscle loss and decreased balance. We all know how sitting for long hours can affect our physical and mental health. But, unfortunately, we can’t do much about it. But wait,

7 best adjustable kettlebells for your home gym

7 Best Adjustable Kettlebells for Your Home Gym

The one equipment that you will always find on the aisles on all gyms and fitness centers is kettlebells. Those candy-colored weights have numerous benefits and yet they are quite inexpensive as compared to $1000 exercise machines.  Various studies have proven that kettlebells can help improve core stability and increase your stamina and endurance. They

Valor Fitness BD-61 Cable Crossover Station Review

Valor Fitness BD-61 Cable Crossover Station Review

Setting up a home gym is not so easy, especially when you don’t have a lot of space and budget, which is not uncommon with many of us. Thankfully, some versatile and affordable home gym equipment such as cable crossover stations can help us achieve our fitness goals right in the comfort of our home

Stamina 1690 Power Tower Review

Stamina 1690 Power Tower Review

If you are looking for a simple, effective, and affordable at home workout tower, the Stamina 1690 Power Tower is a good option for you.  The Stamina 1690 Power Tower is an all-in-one tool for at home bodyweight training. The product can be used for a variety of calisthenic exercises including pull-ups, dips, push-ups, chin-ups,

Dr. Motion Graduated Compression Socks Review

Dr. Motion Graduated Compression Socks Review

Do you work on your feet all day, never taking time to rest? Maybe, you have joined the local gym and want to become a weightlifter.  Or better yet, you have a home gym.  The results can be tired, swollen feet, and ankles. The use of compression socks keeps the blood flowing, reduces swelling, and helps

Fitness Reality 1000 Weight Bench Product Review

Fitness Reality 1000 Weight Bench Review

If you’re serious about building a home gym, then a weight bench should definitely be on your shopping list. When looking for the perfect weight bench to suit your needs, you’ll often find that they come in two categories: durable or versatile. Some are quite strong, but rather rigid. Others are more foldable and can

The Body Champ VKR1010: Best All-Around Power Tower

Are you looking for a new piece of fitness equipment that will enhance your workout regimen? The Body Champ Power Tower is a high-quality, multi-functional piece of equipment that has recently been released into the market. This piece of equipment is durable, affordable, and multi-functional. The Body Champ VKR1010 Power Tower is “The Best All-Around”

CAP Barbell Olympic 2-Inch Plate Rack Review

CAP Barbell Olympic 2-Inch Plate Rack Review

I have been needing an Olympic Plate Stand for a while now. I was really getting tired of picking my weights up from the floor and not having a plate rack to rack them on. So with that in mind, I decided to try out the CAP Barbell Olympic 2-Inch Plate Rack. I had high

The Weider Power Tower Review

The Weider Power Tower Review

When it comes to a home gym power tower, the Weider Power Tower is one of the most popular in the market today. It has great features that target every part of your upper body and keeps you in shape. Amongst other things, it means you won’t be afraid to take your shirt when next

The Force is Strong (and So Will You Be) With These Kettlebells

The Force is Strong (and So Will You Be) With These Kettlebells

Take a moment and just picture a kettlebell. You’re probably imagining a big round hunk of metal with a handle on it. Maybe it’s a little rusty, or maybe it has a nice color covering to it. But what you’re probably not imagining is this: That’s right Star Wars fans, the crossover you never thought

The Best Walmart Kettlebells

The Best Walmart Kettlebells

This pandemic has taught us a lot of things. One of the main things we’ve had to learn how to do is transform our typical gym workout to fit our living rooms, garages, and backyards. Since working out at home is still the safest option, you’re probably one of the thousands of people looking to

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

So we finally got our hands on the Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack and overall, we believe it’s a great half rack for the price. Read on in order to find out some of the things we love about it and some of the problems we have with it! Quick and Dirty Video Review Rack

Yes4All Safety Bars/Spotter Arms for 2x2 Squat Racks Review

Yes4All Safety Bars/Spotter Arms for 2×2 Squat Racks Review

So I got these safeties from Amazon when I noticed that the listing that usually included their fantastic replacement J-Hooks now was for these Spotter Arms! Not sure what is going on there honestly. I went ahead and bought them without examining them and boy was I surprised when I got them in… Quick Video

The 5 Best Waist Trainers for the Perfect Hourglass Shape

The 5 Best Waist Trainers for the Perfect Hourglass Shape

We may not be able to get to the gym right now, but that doesn’t mean we don’t care about what we look like. When we’re finally able to see friends and family again, we want them to be impressed by our new post-quarantine bods. But if you’ve been hitting the wine more than the

Microgainz Fractional Weight Plates Review

Microgainz Fractional Weight Plates Review

Most normal olympic weight plates are available in the predetermined weights of 2.5lbs, 5lbs, 10lbs, 25lbs, 45lbs, etc. By using these plates, the least amount of weight you can add to your barbell is 5lbs.  Now, 5lbs may not sound like a big deal to a beginner but if you are already lifting a decent

Best Stand Alone Lat Pulldown Machines for Your Home Gym

Best Stand Alone Lat Pulldown Machines for Your Home Gym

Looking for a great Lat Pulldown Machine for your home gym? Look no further. We have done our research to help save you time and dollars! No time to read the whole post? Here are our top 3 picks after our extensive research! #1 Rogue Monster Lat Pulldown Check Pricing #2 Vanswe Lat Pull Down

5 best cardio machines for home

5 Best Cardio Machines for Your Home Gym

A cardio workout is vital to remain in shape by burning excess body fat. It not only keeps you fit but also in the right form. With abundance techniques of workouts, the cardio exercise is the best way to achieve your weight loss targets. What is a cardio machine? Exercising machines like Treadmills, Stair steppers,

The Hulkfit Half Rack / Squat Stand Review

The Hulkfit Half Rack / Squat Stand – Good Value or Cheap Trick?

I was really excited to try out this rack! It is one of the cheapest squat stands (also known as half racks) with safety arms that you can get online. Add to the fact that you can get it with quick shipping and the Amazon guarantee and you got yourself a damn interesting option. The

Precor 240i Stretch Trainer Review – Stretching the Wallet?

Precor 240i Stretch Trainer Review – Stretching the Wallet?

Precor has been around since the 80s and their experience in making fitness equipment shows in the Precor 240i Stretch Trainer as well. The Precor 240i Stretch Trainer is a well-designed and high-quality machine that allows you to stretch your body safely. The company is U.S based and its products are seen almost everywhere, from