Are Cheerios Complex Carbs?

Complex carbs and simple carbs have been the buzzword in the fitness community for quite some time. Almost every newbie goes through a phase where they run from simple carbs like the plague itself. The problem with this approach, however, is that most people aren’t able to differentiate between simple and complex carbs.  Even those

How to Lose Man Boobs Quickly!

For most men, the most embarrassing thing to wear is usually a tight-fitting t-shirt. As soon as you make a man wear a t-shirt that hugs their body, they’ll start getting conscious. They’ll be continuously worried about their nipples showing through the thin fabric of the t-shirt. How do I know about it, you ask?

Which Is Better: Chin Up Vs Lat Pulldown?

If you want to build lats like that of a viper and a back that looks like a Christmas tree, you must’ve heard about two exercises- the chin-up and the lat pulldown. If you haven’t even heard of these exercises or are just starting out, you’ve got a long road ahead of you. Don’t close

Tricep Pushdown Elbow Pain – How to Fix It?

Performing particular tricep exercises puts stress on the joint, one of the most common causes of elbow pain. Even though pushdowns might be painful, heavy pressing should be avoided, such as close-grip bench presses and skull smashes. It’s a good idea to read this instruction if your triceps workout causes your elbow to click, crack,

Are Heavy or Lighter Lat Pull Downs Better?

It is considered a compound exercise since the lat pulldown traverses numerous joints and involves more than one muscle group. It is a terrific option if you’re looking to target muscle groups that the Big Four don’t cover.  Using compound workouts instead of isolation exercises will help you burn more calories in a shorter period.

Are There Benefits To The Double Underhand Deadlift?

Deadlifts are a popular exercise among weightlifters. It is effective in strengthening your glutes, hamstrings, hips, and upper and lower back. However, like any other exercise, the form and technique to do deadlifts is important.  You may think it is as simple as picking up barbells and performing deadlifts but there is more to it.

Why You Shouldn’t Deadlift With Hexagon Weight Plates

Commonly termed hex plates, hexagon weight plates are quite annoying to work with for most lifters. They make deadlifting harder than it already is and add nothing but worry to the workout. If your gym doesn’t have hex plates, you’re lucky to not have experienced working out with them. However, if you have recently just

People With Abs Sitting Down: How You Can Be One of Them

Having abs while sitting down is a dream for many people. Most people that have achieved a flat stomach, complain of having fat folds as they sit down. It is a common occurrence and there is a good reason for it. As you stand, the body is stretched and the abdominal fat stretches over a

The Best Planet Fitness Memes

Planet Fitness is one of the largest and most popular gym chains across states.  It is popular for its equipment and trainers. However, one thing that planet fitness prides itself on is the non-judgmental policy of the gym. No matter how non-judgmental they say they are, not everyone believes their philosophy towards workouts. Most of

Jeff Nippard's Training Programs - A Review

Jeff Nippard’s Training Programs – A Review

Jeff Nippard, the 31 year old modern-day Hercules, is a role model for millions of people who want to build an enviable drug-free body.  He has set unbelievable PRs in strength training, which includes 518 lbs deadlift, 502lbs squat, and 336 lbs deadlift. With more than 2.7 million social media followers, his science-based workout videos

What Is the Best Rack Pulls Alternative?

Alternate forms of well-known exercises are frequently employed in strength training to supplement other areas of training. A weighted barbell is placed on a power rack in the rack pull and lifted by grasping it and extending one’s hips to full lockout, as in the deadlift. It’s a great way to build pulling strength that

Is a 30 or 45 Degree Incline Bench Better?

Setting the angle of the incline bench is a prerequisite for performing the lift. Because you may adjust some benches, you’ll have to pick one that works best for you. So, which is better 30 or 45 degree incline bench? The angle is determined by the muscles being targeted. Some benches have a fixed 45-degree

Can You Get a Lump on Your Back From Squats?

The lump on your upper back that develops after doing high-bar squats isn’t usually a cause for concern. However, it is important to know why you might experience it and how to avoid it.  Weightlifters, your training sessions require explosiveness, focus and precision. For an onlooker it might not look like much, but weightlifting is

Rep Fitness PR-1050 Review

Features and specifications of Rep Fitness PR 1050 squat rack  Dimensions: 72” high X 58” wide X 48” deep Weight: 123lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 700lbs  Frame: 2” X 2” 14 gauge steel  Accessories included: dual pull up bar, a pair of weight horns, a pair of j-hooks, and a pair of safety catches Has 2” space

Rep Fitness PR 1000 sqaut rack

Rep Fitness PR-1000 Rack Review 

Features and Specifications of the REP Fitness PR-1000 squat rack  Dimensions: 48L x 48W x 83H inches  Weight: 133lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 700lbs Frame is made of 2” X 2” 14 gauge steel  Accessories include: a pair of j-hooks, a dual pull up bar, a pair of pipe and pin safeties Has 2” hole spacing. The

Rogue Echo series rack

Rogue Echo Series Racks Review

The Rogue Echo series has just two products (at the time of writing the article); the RE3 and the RE4 racks. The Rogue RE4 squat racks are heavier and have a wider footprint than the RE3. That’s the only difference between them.  Rogue Echo Series racks are the best available options for athletes on a

Don’t Skip Workouts But Do This Instead

Do you know what most people do on their busy days/weeks? Yes, you are right!  They miss their meals. Plus, they miss their 8-hour sleep.  But, before that, they skip their workouts. And, that’s not acceptable no matter how busy you are.  A study conducted by the World Health Organization states that 1 out of

Crossfit Is Bullshit? True or False?

Time and time again, we’ve seen the rise and fall of fads in the fitness industry. These fad diets and workouts usually start off with a bang and suddenly disappear without a whisper. One such fad that we witnessed a few years ago was Crossfit. With their AMRAP workouts and pretentious terminologies like WOD, Crossfit

Can Big Guys Have Abs?

Can Big Guys Have Abs?

Most people don’t believe that they can have abs at higher body fat levels. This is simply not true and the myth needs to be dispelled in this article. Whenever we think of abs, usually only one picture pops into our mind. That picture is of a highly shredded individual with very low body fat.

What Is an Arm Dominant Physique?

Growing huge arms or sculpting your back like a cobra are 2 very different but achievable goals. All you need is some knowledge and a suitable training plan. If you’ve ever walked into a gym where the people actually exercise and train, you’ll notice a variety of physiques. Unlike the extremely fat people who mostly

Is Planet Fitness a Scam?

For many fitness enthusiasts, their gym is as important as their diet and weightlifting habits. This is because your weightlifting environment plays a significant role in your fitness journey. It can provide you with ample motivation and support for your discipline. On the other hand, it can distract you or directly stunt your development with

Is It Good or Bad to Keep Your Abs Flexed All Day?

What are core muscles?  Core or abdominal muscles are the muscles that lie within the back and abdominals, attaching to the pelvis or spine. They are a set of strong bands of muscles that line the walls of your abdomen. The core muscles include five primary muscles: the rectus abdominus (your abs), pyramidalis, external and

Are Crooked Abs Something to Worry About?

Your abs or rectus abdominis is a primary muscle in your abdominal region. It travels from your pubic bones to your ribs and protects your internal organs. The rectus abdominis appears as a pair, and each pair divides into three segments of connective tissues, which many colloquially refer to as the six-pack.  A six-pack requires

Bench Press – Should You Touch Your Chest or Only Go to 90 Degrees?

There is a good chance you’ve done the barbell bench press at some point. Lean, strong chest males utilize the barbell bench press to benchmark their strength and magnificence.  They frequently push their pals, exaggerate their ability to bench 100 pounds more than they actually can, and always begin their first session of the week

Should You Keep Running While Bulking?

Cardio is the best form of exercise for fat loss and cardiovascular health. Many lifters, however, do not want to reduce their calorie excess. Therefore they exclude cardio from their bulking phase. After a workout, your body does require a little more fuel to help it develop muscle. Too much long-distance running can cause your

Go Heavy or Go Home – What Are 55 Lb Barbells for?

Are you an experienced weight lifter or a bodybuilder? Have you just recently taken the membership at your local gym?  No matter what your experience in the fitness industry is, there are a few exercises that you are surely going to perform.  Bench Press  Squats  Shoulder Press  Deadlifts These are compound workouts and are considered

Can You Be a Fat Guy With Abs?

Having abs is an ultimate fitness goal for many people but it is not an easy feat to achieve. A chiseled midsection is without doubt quite appealing but not everyone has the discipline or genes to get it.  Other factors like body fat percentage and exercise also play a key role in determining whether you

Pullup & Dip gymnastic rings

PULLUP & DIP Premium Gymnastic Rings Review

Features and specifications of Pullup & Dip premium gymnastic rings  The gymnastic rings are made of birchwood. Rings have an inner diameter of 7” and thickness of 1.1”. The straps are 4.5 meter long and 1.5” wide. Straps have velcro that you can use to tuck the extra strap so it doesn’t bother you while

LittleMum massager roller

Littlemum Massager Roller Review

It is pretty easy to use  As we mentioned above, if you want to use standard foam rollers, you will have to lie down on them. This works if you want to massage your legs and back but you may not be able to massage your arms and forearms.  Also, it is really difficult to

Hulkfit half rack

The Hulkfit Half Rack / Squat Stand Review

Hulkfit half racks are available in two varieties; the basic version and the PRO version. The basic one is the cheapest half rack we have come across so far (till the time of writing this article). The PRO version, however, is more expensive than other competitive products.  In this blog, we will be reviewing the

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 It Like Working at a Gym?

So you are still iffy about submitting that application to the gym? Let’s face it, most of us at some point thought working at a gym was cool. I did too, and I did get my fair shot at it. In my junior college years, becoming a trainer at a gym was number one on

Are Planet Fitness Weights Really Lighter Than They Should Be!?

I remember when I first started lifting and exercising, I was really only motivated by the perfect physiques of actors and models I saw on the TV. Maybe this is something that’s common to the last few generations because that’s how we were conditioned. Before the penetration of the TV and the internet into our

What Happens if You Mix Alcohol With Your Protein Shake?

Whey protein and alcohol: Can they be mixed? It’s important to remember that drinking alcohol isn’t the best idea nutritionally. But with terms like ‘mojito cleanses’ and other unhealthy trends making their rounds, many body critics question the idea of whether there is a way to make it healthier, like mixing alcohol with whey protein.

When Are Gyms the Least Busy After News Years?

At the turn of a new year, many people decide to start a healthy habit, like reading a book a month, eating healthy, or getting their life together. However, for the regular gym goer, a dreaded new year resolution is to start exercising, usually by others who intend to start the habit. Because of these

Is Creatine Constipation a Thing?

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding creatine. When you search online, a common question that pops up is whether creatine causes constipation. Let’s try to understand what creatine is, its benefits and whether creatine constipation is really a thing? What is Creatine? Creatine is a naturally occurring substance in the muscle cells that provides

How Men Can Get Rid of an Hour Glass Figure Quickly

The Hour Glass figure The hourglass body figure is a popular body shape characterized by a bust (Or chest) and hip that is nearly equal in measurement. The form also includes a petite waistline, with the natural waistline being the narrowest point of the body. The hourglass shape is commonly attributed to women, so it

The Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar: Best In Class

The Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar Review with Video

Features of the Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar This pull-up bar has many qualities that make it effective for a variety of different people! Some of the best qualities of this piece of equipment include: Compatibility with wide door frames. This piece of equipment was designed to fit in both narrow and wide door frames so

Sunny Health & Fitness Power Zone Squat Stand Rack Power Cage Review

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-XF9931 Power Zone Squat Stand Rack Power Cage Review

Features and Specifications of Sunny Health & Fitness Power Zone Squat Cage  Dimensions: 38 x 53 x 87 inches Weight-bearing capacity: 805lbs Material: steel (the manufacturer hasn’t mentioned the steel gauge but we guess it is 11 gauge)  The pullup bar is angled for narrow grip and wide grip. It has 8 grip different positions and

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

Features and Specifications of the Fitness Reality half rack Full Name Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Manufacturer Fitness Reality Hole Spacing 3 Inch Hole Size 1 Inch Weight Capacity 800lbs (I would be surprised if it could handle that much) Steel Gauge (Thickness) 12 guage Upright Tubing Size 2″ x 2″ Measurements 49″ W X

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

Why Is My Cardio So Bad and How to Fix It

One of the most dreaded groups of exercises on this planet has to be cardio. It seems so simple and elegant to just tell someone that they should be doing more cardio. More cardio means more weight loss, endurance, stamina, and fitness, right? Well, yes and no. “Yes” for some people who are either blessed

Is It True That Asians Have Larger Calves?

Like the rest of our body, our calves are also made up of cells. Asian calves have different sizes and shapes. Some have big calves, while others have skinny calves. Let us explore the topic of whether or not Asians have larger calves than other races and how race affects the size of one’s calf

Is A Shipping Container Home Gym A Good Idea?

Yes, a shipping container gym is a great idea for people who can’t afford to spare any indoor space. You can use it to create an indoor-outdoor home gym or you can use it for storing your equipment when you are done exercising in your outdoor gym.  Shipping container gyms are much better than outdoor

Toxic gym culture

How To Save Yourself From Toxic Gym Culture

Believe it or not, if you have ever been to a gym, you would have become a victim of the toxic gym culture where others used to directly or indirectly shame you for the amount of weight that you used to lift or the number of reps you used to do. All those people who

Outdoor home gym

Can You Make An Outdoor Home Gym?

Let’s give you a straight answer first.  Yes, you can build an outdoor gym but you should go for it only when that’s the only option you have. That’s because there are very limited outdoor gym equipment available as of now. Plus, the weather doesn’t remain favorable all around the year. Building a shed gym

Can you Deadlift Twice a Week or Is It Too Much?

Deadlifts are a great exercise if you’re looking to build your back muscles and lower body, such as the legs and hips. Since it is so effective in working up the larger muscle groups, many people wonder if they should deadlift twice a week or more for maximum results.  Like with any other thing done

What Joker Sets in the 5/3/1 Program Are and Are They Effective?

The 5/3/1 Training System The 5/3/1 method for Weight training designed by the coach and author Jim Wendler uses a combination of variations, RPE monitoring, constant progress, and personal records to ramp up the intensity of your lifts and hit new Personal Records (PR). 5/3/1 is widely used by trainers of all levels of expertise.

How Much Does a Curl Bar Weigh?

Free weights are essential muscle-building equipment because of their flexibility and ease of use, making them very popular. As a result, curl bars are popular among weightlifting enthusiasts who use them to build their biceps and triceps. Curl bars are a variation of regular bars because they’re W-shaped instead of cylindrical.  Curl bars come in

Getting Used to Working Out Without Pre-workout

What are Pre Workouts and Why Do People Use Them? A pre-workout supplement is a dietary supplement that is used to increase energy and alertness, improve concentration and focus, and enhance muscle strength. It may also be used to improve aerobic capacity, endurance and speed. The most common types of pre-workout supplements are amino acids,

What Do Flexed Vs Unflexed Abs Look Like

What Do Flexed Vs Unflexed Abs Look Like

Baywatch, Hollywood, Kardashian, and now the influencers. The one thing that all of these have in common is their fit lifestyle and glamorous physiques. What’s the one standard that defines their fitness? The abs- one of the most coveted muscle groups that most people spend an entire lifetime in chasing.  It’s a very common misconception

Can You Get Results from a 3 Month Bulk?

Can You Get Results from a 3 Month Bulk?

What is bulking? Bulking involves progressively increasing your caloric intake beyond your body’s requirements, together with intensive weight training. It is a muscle-gaining phase where you intentionally take in more calories than your body needs for a predetermined duration. These surplus calories eventually provide your body with the necessary resources to improve muscle strength and

Is A Home Gym Worth It?

Is A Home Gym Worth It?

Working out is no longer an additional effort in anyone’s life, it’s a lifestyle and a necessary part of your wellbeing. Working out is your best way to achieve a longer healthy life. However, not everyone is privileged to reach the optimum level of fitness, and not everyone’s looking for ultimate physical shape which is

Titan T3 Series Squat Stand/Half Rack Review

Titan T3 Series Squat Stand/Half Rack Review

Features and specifications of Titan T3 short squat stand Dimensions: 72” x 47” x 48” (do check out Titan’s 92” T3 squat stand as well)  Weight of the unit: 144 lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 1000 lbs Accessories included: J-Hooks with UHMW plastic and all necessary hardware for assembly  Frame is made of 2 x 3-inch 11-Gauge Steel Has Westside hole

shed gym

Can You Build A Home Gym In A Shed?

The idea of having a home gym sounds quite tempting but the only reason why a lot of people still hesitate to create their own workout space at home is the non-availability of enough space. Further, many of them also worry that lifting weights at home can damage their flooring and even the foundation. Some

creatine headache

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

What happens if you take Pre Workout Without Working Out?

What Happens if You Take Pre Workout Without Working Out?

What are Pre-Workout Supplements? Pre-workout supplements, more commonly known as “pre-workout” are products that mostly contain multiple ingredients and they’re designed to improve your physical state by improving your energy levels.  It is taken before a workout. It can be used by anyone who wants to exercise or by people who are looking to lose

Is it Fine to Jump rope in your Apartment?

Is it Fine to Jump rope in your Apartment or is it Dangerous?

Jump-roping is a game-changer in burning fat and upping your cardio game. An activity that used to be thought of as being exclusively for kids, women and boxers is now almost becoming a trend, because it gives a full-body workout and can be easily fitted into your busy schedules. If you are also interested in

What Exactly is Farmer’s Strength?

What Exactly is Farmer’s Strength and How Can You Get It?

When talking about strength and working out, most people’s minds tend to wander off to a singular place- the gyms. While it’s true that gyms have become a really popular concept in the 21st century, it wasn’t always this way.  People used to train using a variety of methods when gyms weren’t as widely available

Does the Six Pack Shortcuts Program Work?

Does the Six Pack Shortcuts Program Work?

Ever since Hollywood started promoting the idea of lean, athletic physiques, the world has gone crazy about abs. Perhaps, the most popular fitness jargon used in today’s world is “six-pack abs”. From bodybuilders to footballers, everyone seems to be rocking a six-pack these days.  Many people who start out on their fitness journey do solely

Do Jawline Exercises Actually Work?

A defined jawline is considered attractive without a doubt. Some people are naturally blessed with a chiseled jaw and angular features while others aren’t. Like the rest of our body, our facial muscles can also be exercised but the question is do jawline exercises work? Do Jawline Exercises Work? The jawline is defined as the

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

Nordic weightlifting shoes

Nordic Lifting Weightlifting Shoes Review

One of the best weightlifting shoes under $100 More than 90% of the buyers have given 4-stars or more rating to the Nordic lifting shoes. Hundreds of them have agreed that these shoes are reasonably-priced and yet, they work as expected.  Nordic weightlifting shoes are available in two color options.  The white one gathers a

ethos wall rack

ETHOS Folding Wall Rack Review

Features and specifications of Ethos folding wall rack  Dimensions: 49.5” width X 92” height X 25” length  Weight: 159lbs Weight capacity- not mentioned  by the manufacturer but expected to be around 1000lbs Material: 11 gauge steel Frame size: 3” X 3” Comes with an adjustable pullup bar The uprights have adjustable floor levelers that help

Why is My Squat So Weak and How Can I Improve it?

Why is My Squat So Weak and How Can I Improve it?

Doing squats is the perfect example of exercises that involve many muscle groups at once. Many professionals advise doing squats for the sake of better shape and stronger hip and lower limb muscles.  However, being of such importance, doing it requires proper training and adjusting for the technique itself. This, in addition to other reasons,

Core Weightlifting Shoes Review

Core Weightlifting Shoes Review

Decent pair of shoes available for under $100  To be honest, the Core weightlifting shoes aren’t as good as the Rogue Do-win shoes or the Reebok Lifter PR II shoes in terms of the quality of raw materials used and the overall aesthetic appeal. But, they work as expected, which is why they have made

Ethos power rack

ETHOS Power Rack 1.0 Review

Features and specifications of Ethos Power Rack 1.0  Dimension- 59” deep 58” wide and 85” tall Weight- 278lbs Weight-bearing capacity- 1000lbs Comes with a pair of j-hooks, spotter arms, and safety catches Made with 11 gauge steel Frame size is 3” X3”  Warranty information not provided by seller  Ethos power rack 1.0 is exceptionally stable,

Adidas Powerlift 3.1 weightlifting shoes

Adidas Men’s Powerlift.3.1 Shoes Review

The outsole of Adidas Powerlift 3.1 weightlifting shoes are made of abrasion-resistant material  The material is basically a type of EVA that Adidas uses in all its affordable range of weightlifting shoes and sports shoes, especially tennis shoes. Adidas calls it adiWEAR and claims that it has excellent abrasion-resistance properties. Plus, adiWEAR has pretty good

The Ultimate Box Squat Workout Guide

The Ultimate Box Squat Workout Guide

Squats are unquestionably the best lower body workouts. But, doing the same basic squats every day can get very boring. Plus, if you do them regularly, you may soon reach a squat plateau. So, it is very important to switch it up from time to time. Thankfully, there are numerous squat variations that you can

Reebok Lifter PR II weightlifting shoes

Reebok Lifter PR II Weightlifting Shoes Review

Reebok Lifter PR II shoes have EVA sole  Now, that’s the standard feature of most cross training shoes but weightlifting shoes usually have TPU sole. TPU doesn’t compress but EVA does.  Does it make any difference?  Yes, a lot! A sole that compresses is great for running, walking, and for high-intensity workouts like Insanity cardio, 

leg press foot placements

The 5 Different Leg Press Foot Placements and Their Benefits

The Squat is unquestionably the best leg strengthening exercise. But, squatting comes with significant risk, especially for people who have spine-related issues. That’s where leg press comes in. It is the second-most important weight-training exercise for the legs and the whole lower body. Leg press is much safer than squats because it doesn’t require you

Rogue Do-Win weightlifting shoes

Rogue Do-Win Weightlifting Shoes Review

Rogue Do-win weightlifting shoes are probably the best value weightlifting shoes Sold under $100 (at the time of writing of the article) Do-Win squat shoes provide everything that you want to stay safe and train efficiently in your home gym.  They have 0.75” heels, which is neither too high nor too low.  So, you can

The Ultimate Guide to the Pec Deck Machine

The Ultimate Guide to the Pec Deck Machine

If you want to build a Greek-god type upper body, you will have to isolate and exercise two different types of chest muscles; the upper chest muscles known as pectoralis major and the lower chest muscles known as pectoralis minor.  Chest fly or pec fly is your best bet for targeting the pectoralis major muscles

Mini Theragun

Mini Theragun Review

Features and specifications of Mini Theragun  Dimensions: 5.4 in x 4.3 in x 1.6 in Weighs just 1.4lbs Has a QX35 motor equipped with QuietForce technology to create minimum possible noise during operation Has an inbuilt battery with a battery life of 150 minutes Can work at three different speeds; 1750 PPM (percussions per minute),

How to Build a Home Gym in a Basement

How to Build a Home Gym in a Basement

If you are looking for small home gym ideas, you have come to the right place. We have written numerous ‘how-to’ guides such as how to build a home gym on the second floor of the house, what color you should paint your home gym, how to have the best home gym lighting, and how

Rep Fitness SR 4000 Rack Review

Rep Fitness SR 4000 Rack Review

Features and specifications of REP Fitness SR 4000 squat rack  Dimensions: base dimension is 73″ X 53″. You can choose from two different heights; 96” and 103”  Weight: shorter one weighs 230lbs and taller one weighs 237lbs  Weight capacity: 1000lbs Material: Made of 11 gauge steel with a 3” X 3” frame Hole spacing: 1”

Rogue Echo Bumper Plates V2 Review

Rogue Echo V2 weight plates are one of the best affordable bumper plates for home gyms  Rogue Fitness sells more than 10 different types of weight plates. The Echo V2 bumper plates and the HG 2.0 plates are the cheapest of all. Both of them are imported from China and built as per IWF standards.

How to do decline bench press

How To Do Decline Bench Press The Right Way

If you want to have a well-defined chest, you need to work on the upper chest muscles as well as the lower chest muscles i.e. the pectoralis major and the pectoralis minor.  In this blog, we will brief you about decline bench press, an extremely effective exercise for targeting pectoralis minor.   As obvious from its

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

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BRTGYM Deadlift Jack Review

Features and specifications of BRTGYM deadlift jack  Dimension- 4.5” X 17.5” X 10” (BXLXH) Weight- 5.7 lbs Weight-holding capacity- 600lbs  Material- carbon steel  Has a rubber-coated handle for ease of use Can hold both 2” and 1” barbells The barbell holder is lined with UHMW plastic to protect your bar’s knurling  It has a tripod

Should You Actually Spend Money on Rogue Fitness Bands?

Should You Actually Spend Money on Rogue Fitness Bands?

Rogue fitness bands are much more durable than what you can expect from cheaper latex bands Watch the demo video above. Do you think the standard $10 band sets have so much strength to let you do resistance band deadlifts with a loaded barbell? They will most likely snap after a few uses. Even the

How To Use Resistance Bands To Create a Full-Fledged Home Gym Setup

How To Use Resistance Bands To Create a Full-Fledged Home Gym Setup

Let’s admit; resistance band workouts are not as interesting and appealing as pumping iron in a gym. They won’t give you the same feel and satisfaction that you will get when you deadlift 250lbs or bench press 150lbs. They won’t make you feel stronger and stronger every week when you add more and more weights

Sunny Health & Fitness Power Zone Strength Rack Power Cage Review

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-XF9925 Power Zone Strength Rack Power Cage Review

Features and specifications of Sunny Health & Fitness SF-XF9925 power rack Dimensions: 50.4L x 65.1W x 82.9H in Weight- 134lbs  Weight capacity: 1000lbs Material: 14 gauge 2”X2” steel frame Comes with a pair of spotter arms and a pair of j-hooks Has 6 resistance band pegs; 3 on each side of the frame Has two

Hulkfit Landmine Attachment Review

Hulkfit Landmine Attachment Review

Can be mounted on most 2.5” X 2.5” squat racks  HulkFit claims that its landmine attachment is compatible with all squat racks that have a 2.5” X2.5” frame. Now, the major issue here is that most power cages are either made of 2”X2” tubing or 3”X3” tubing. 2.5”X2.5” frames are hard to find.  So, the

Rep Fitness Excalibur Bar Review

Rep Fitness Excalibur Bar Review

Features and specifications of the REP Fitness Excalibur Barbell  Available in 20kg and 15 kg weight. The lighter one is meant for women. Available in steel alloy with hard chrome finish as well as stainless steel coating. If you are training in hot and humid conditions, we would recommend the stainless steel bar because it

ROGUE OHIO BAR 2.0S Review

Rogue Ohio Bar 2.0S Review

Features and specifications of the Rogue Ohio Bar 2.0S Total Length- 86.75” Loadable sleeve length- 16.3″ Shaft diameter- 28.5mm Weight- 20kg  Tensile strength- 190,000 PSI Uses a patented bushing system for the rotation of the sleeves Has dual knurl marks and no central knurl marks The shaft has Rogue’s typical cerakote finish and the loadable

Inspire Fitness 210 LB Rubber Dumbbell Set Review

Inspire Fitness 210 LB Rubber Dumbbell Set Review

Inspire Fitness 210lbs dumbbell set arrives in three different boxes, which may not be shipped together  A lot of buyers got annoyed and left negative feedback because they assumed they had received an incomplete set. But don’t worry; you will end up receiving all three boxes, two of them would have the dumbbells and one

Fitness Gear Pro Half Rack Review

Fitness Gear Pro Half Rack Review

Features and specifications of the Fitness Gear Pro half rack  Dimensions: 51 .7 ” L x 65 .2 W x 85” H Weight: no information provided by the manufacturer Weight-bearing capacity: 600 lbs for j-cups, 300lbs for pullup bars, 180lbs for weight pegs (which is not true. Read below for details) Material: The 3” X3”

What you should know about Insanity cardio, power, and resistance workouts?

What Should You Know About Insanity Cardio, Power, and Resistance Workouts?

With so many people working out from home these days during the pandemic, the demand for online workout videos and fitness programs has soared tremendously. A virtual fitness market forecast report states that the demand for virtual fitness programs is going to experience a 30% CAGR by 2026. (1) Numerous fitness trainers have already started

Fuel Pureformance Full Cage Review – The Budget Beast?

Features and specifications of the Fuel Pureformance Power Cage: Available in 6ft and 7ft height. Weight-bearing capacity is 600lbs as per Walmart and the manufacturer’s website. A few buyers, in their reviews, have stated that it is 500 lbs.  Accessories included: Safety catches, hooks, and a pullup bar There are built-in holes that serve as resistance band

What Color Should You Paint a Home Gym?

What Color Should You Paint a Home Gym?

A lot of people these days want to have their own home gym so they can train a little more privately and a lot more comfortably.  The idea of having your own workout space sounds really tempting and, with thoughtfully planning and a wise selection of workout equipment, you can set up an incredibly functional

Best Budget Squat Racks for 2022

Before we move to our list, let’s quickly understand if you really need a squat rack or power rack because you wouldn’t want to clutter your home gym with something that you don’t really need. We will also explain more about the difference between a squat rack and a squat stand. This article also intends

Fitness Reality 810XLT Power Rack Review

Fitness Reality 810XLT Power Rack Review

Features and specifications of Fitness Reality 810xlt Super Max Power Cage Dimensions:  50.5” L x 46.5” W x 83.5” H  Weight-bearing capacity is 800 lbs Accessories included: 2 chrome dual mounted safety bars, 2 safety locks, and 2 rear stability bars  The frame is made of 2” X 2” tubular steel which means it is

TDS Power Rack Review

TDS Power Rack Review

Features and specifications of TDS power rack  Dimensions: 48.5″ x 48″ x 82.5″ H Weight-bearing capacity: 1000 lbs Accessories included: J hooks and 1” solid steel safety bars, professionally knurled chinning bar Frame is made of 2” square gauge steel For height adjustment there are 31 holes, each 2” apart. The holes are numbered for

Hulkfit Power Cage Review

Hulkfit Power Cage Review – An Entry Level Beast?

The Hulkfit power cage has a yellow and black color combination, which makes it look different from the typical black and grey power cages. The 11 gauge steel construction, 1000lbs weight-bearing capacity, angled pull-up bar, multi-functional accessories, and a heavy weight are other notable features of this low-priced power rack.  It is suitable for almost everyone, even the athletes

Titan T-2 Series Power Rack Review

Titan T-2 Series Power Rack Review

Noteworthy features and specifications of Titan T-2 power racks  Image Source: Titan Fitness Dimensions  They are mentioned in the image above. Basically, T-2 series squat cages are available in two different heights. Shorter ones have a height of 70” and the taller ones stand 81” high. Everything else is the same.  Material: It is made