Fitness Reality 810XLT Power Rack Review

Fitness Reality 810XLT / Progear 1600 Ultra Strength 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),

Hulkfit/Balance Form Power Cage Review – An Entry Level Beast?

HultFit is a well-established company that manufactures and sells affordable home gym equipment such as weight plates, barbells, kettlebells, battle ropes, weighted bars, power cages, etc. Most of its products are well-rated by buyers. The HulkFit 1000-Pound Capacity Multi-Function Adjustable Power Cage is no exception. It is also sold under the brand name BalanceFrom on

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

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,

The History of Weightlifting

The History of Weightlifting and Strength Training

When you think of weightlifting, you probably think of heavy barbells, crazy training schedules, and indoor spaces filled with a wide variety of equipment. Strength training has come a long way from its prehistoric roots.  In the early days, crowds gathered in Greek Coliseums to watch men compete in strength training competitions. Today, many people

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,

Why the Slavs Squat and How to Slav Squat

Why the Slavs Squat and How to Slav Squat

What is a Slav Squat?  The Slav Squat has taken the internet world by storm. The sensation is based on a squat that many people do around the world. The Slav Squat has been the subject of much discussion here at Home Gym Strength. Can Westerners Slav Squat? Are their calves too weak? How do