Rep Fitness PR-4100 Folding Rack
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Best Folding Power Rack

In this article we’re going to review the best folding power rack. Why a folding power rack? This innovative gym equipment let’s you use your garage like a gym – or a garage – with ease. There are some interesting options that let you make the most of your floorspace – and still keep the car inside the garage. Here’s an example. Shown above is the PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best folding power rack for a garage gym. We’re going to look at these folding power racks from Rep Fitness, Rogue, and Force USA: Let’s talk about folding power [Read more …]

The Force USA MyRack folding power rack has a plethora of available attachments.
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MyRack Folding Power Rack from Force USA

We’re going to take a close look at an innovative new product from Force USA: the MyRack Folding Power Rack. Need a folding power rack? It’s a great idea. A folding power rack will let you lift heavy with stability – and more importantly, safety. With a folding power rack you’ll get space back in the garage – to use it for the things you normally use a garage for. Haven’t heard of Force USA? You will soon – they are an up and coming force in the gym equipment industry – providing innovate equipment at bargain prices. Let’s take a closer look. How a Folding Power Rack Works First of all, you might be wondering – how does this [Read more …]

Heavy snatch with a rogue olympic WL barbell
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Best Olympic Weightlifting Barbell

Let’s look at who makes the best Olympic weightlifting barbell. What’s an Olympic weightlifting barbell (also sometimes called an Oly bar)? It’s a tough barbell used for lifting big weights. But, more importantly it has the qualities you need for the Olympic lifts: the snatch, and clean and jerk. What exactly does that mean? That’s what we’ll explain next. First, let’s look at an example. Shown here is someone you might recognize (Rich Froning) using the Rogue Olympic WL Bar to perform a “snatch”. The snatch is one of the two lifts used in Olympic competition – but I’m betting you already know all about that. Here’s all the Olympic weightlifting barbells we are going to review in this article: [Read more …]

Fringe Sport Black Friday Sale 2019
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Cyber Monday Gym Equipment Deals

Cyber Monday Deals on Gym and Exercise Equipment have begun. We’re tracking all of the best sales right here (the star rating is judged based on the number of items on sale, the discount amounts, and other perks like shipping deals): VendorSales Rating (more stars is better) Rogue Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Rep Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Vulcan Strength (Sale on Now!) Get Rx’d (Sale on Now!) Force USA (Sale on Now- use discount code FAM5 for 5% off) Fringe Sport (Sale on NOW!) GORUCK (Sale on NOW!) Amazon (Coming Soon) American Barbell (Coming Soon) Cyber Monday is your LAST CHANCE to save big on gym equipment – not just because of the discounts and sales, but the shipping deals [Read more …]

Rogue 5 for 5 shipping during black friday is the best way to save big on gym equipment in 2019.
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Black Friday Exercise Equipment Deals

Black Friday Deals on Gym and Exercise Equipment have already begun. We’re tracking all of the best sales right here (the star rating is judged based on the number of items on sale, the discount amounts, and other perks like shipping deals): VendorSales Rating (more stars is better) Rogue Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Rep Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Vulcan Strength (Sale on Now!) Get Rx’d (Sale on Now!) Force USA (Sale on Now- use discount code FAM5 for 5% off) Fringe Sport (Sale on NOW!) GORUCK (Sale on NOW!) Amazon (Coming Soon) American Barbell (Coming Soon) Black Friday is the best time to buy gym equipment – not just because of the discounts and sales, but the shipping deals are [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Black Friday - Everything is on sale for Black Friday 2019.
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Rep Fitness Black Friday

Rep Fitness Black Friday 2019 The Rep Fitness Black Friday 2019 sale will be held from Monday 11/25 (9am Mountain time) through December 2nd (Cyber Monday). What will be on sale? Everything REP branded! That’s all the good stuff! That means that all of Rep’s best selling items are now available at a discount. Not familiar with their gym equipment? Take a look here – and plan your black friday purchases in advance. They WILL run out of stock on their best items (like the AB-5000 and AB-5200 benches) – at least that’s what I expect. The sale runs through Monday Dec 2nd (Cyber Monday). Shown here is the SR-4050 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness as an example. It is [Read more …]

Rep Color Bumper Plates
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Rep Fitness Bumper Plates

Bumper plates are the most versatile Olympic sized plates you can use in your home gym or garage gym. These plates are made from rubber (or other materials) that allow you to safely drop them from overhead. They are quiet, durable, and can be used for the slow strength lifts – but they are a necessity for the quick Olympic lifts. If you are interested in the Oly lifting – you need bumper plates. It’s simply too much hassle to have to lower steel plates under control – it’s a waste of energy. Given that, we recommend bumper plates for your garage gym. The downside is that bumper plates are significantly more expensive than steel plates – and harder to [Read more …]

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Rep Fitness Weight Benches

Got bench? A complete garage gym or home gym needs a good weight bench. And, if it is for your home gym – make it versatile – as you won’t want to waste the space on a separate flat and incline bench. You can even get a bench that does all 3 things: a Flat/Incline/Decline bench – otherwise known as a FID bench. Shown above is the Rep Fitness AB-5000 FID Bench from Rep Fitness. This bench does it all – Flat, Incline, or Decline – plus it has wheels for easy re-positioning. Best of all, it’s bargain priced for what it is. Rep Fitness has carved out a niche in the fitness equipment industry – they make the best [Read more …]

Rep Sabre Bar
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Rep Fitness Barbells

The Olympic Barbell is the primary tool of strength training – and Olympic lifting. With the 2″ sleeve diameter these bars accommodate the 18″ diameter Olympic plates. Olympic barbells are made for serious weight – and they are heavy – weighing 20 kilos or 45 lbs – usually. Shown above is the Sabre Bar from Rep Fitness. This is an example of a high quality, but affordable Olympic weightlifting barbell. In this article, we’re going to review the barbells available from Rep Fitness: Basic Barbell from Rep Fitness The Basic Barbell from Rep Fitness is just what it claims to be. This is a no-frills Olympic sized barbell. And it’s probably the cheapest bar you are going to find. But [Read more …]

PR-4000 Power Rack used for squats
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Rep Fitness Power Racks

Let’s look at power racks for your garage gym. A good power rack is a garage gym essential – because it let’s you lift heavy weight safely. As a bonus, the best power racks let you do a whole lot of other exercises too. Shown above is the PR-4000 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness as an example. It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best squat stand or rack for a garage gym. Better still, it has a lot of options for expansion – which is part of the fun of customizing your power rack. We’re going to highlight products from Rep Fitness. They make high quality gear – [Read more …]