Rep Fitness Rep AB-4100 Adjustable Weight Bench black with an atlete 5
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AB-4100 Adjustable Weight Bench from Rep Fitness

Here’s a new adjustable weight bench from Rep – the Rep AB-4100. This would be a great option for your home gym or garage gym – and there’s a selection of colors! Using adjustable weight benches can provide some considerable benefits to your training. Adjustable weight benches are used by powerlifters, weightlifters, and even those new to lifting. These pieces of equipment have adjustable angles, high weight capacity, versatile platform, sturdy elevated base, and support high-intensity bodyweight exercises and heavier shoulder pressing. Here are some of the options you can get now from Rep: Rep AB-4100 Adjustable Weight Bench – Overview An adjustable weight bench is one of the most significant pieces of advanced resistance equipment. It is one of [Read more …]

Rogue 29mm Stump Bar in the gym
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Rogue 29mm Stump Bar – Shorty Ohio Bar in Stainless Steel

In a tight workout space? (Like a home or garage gym?) You may want to look at the new Rogue 29mm Stump Bar. It’s an Ohio bar that’s shorter than average – but still rackable! A shorter sleeve bar doesn’t mean less functionality. Short barbells from Rogue will prove that they can do better than other short bars. They are even used in CrossFit Games! You can do different lifts like Olympic lifting, powerlifting, and more with these short bars. Get these shorty bars now from Rogue Fitness: Rogue 29mm Stump Bar – Overview Small yet outstanding compact barbell provides you the same functions and benefits as a typical sized barbell. Rogue manufactures shorter versions of the stainless steel Ohio [Read more …]

Force USA G15 All-In-One Trainer (Weight Stack) full front left
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New All-In-One Trainers from Force USA

Force USA has added two new equipment options. Check out the New G10 and G15 All-In-One Trainers. Because of its versatility, the functional trainer is one of the best pieces of strength equipment for your home gym. It provides you with unlimited exercises that work the arms, legs, back, chest, and shoulders. You can use it to perform bicep curls, shoulder press, upright rows, straight-arm pushdowns, any angle of chest press, cable squats, and leg raises. Here’s the new gear – available now: New G10 and G15 All-In-One Trainers – Overview The G10 and G15 All-In-One Trainers provide a full-body workout without filling up a whole room with individual machines. These trainers work best if you have a limited workout [Read more …]

Vulcan Power Rack - Flat Base with a user 1
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Best Black Friday Home Gym Equipment Sales 2021

Build the home gym or garage gym of your dreams with the Best Black Friday Gym Equipment Sales of 2021. Several fitness manufacturers join this year’s Black Friday Sale to give their customers an exclusive opportunity to purchase unique strength and conditioning equipment at a lower price. Black Friday is the best time of the year to purchase those items that you’ve been eyeing for a long time. They are ideal for your home garage or a commercial gym. Here’s the great deals available NOW – but for a limited time. Remember, this IS the best time of year to invest in home gym and garage gym gear! Best Black Friday Fitness Equipment Sales 2021 – Overview Rogue faces challenges [Read more …]

Rogue Monster Lite Competition Bench in the gym
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Rogue Monster Lite Competition Bench

Need a strong bench? Here’s the Rogue Monster Lite Competition Bench. A competition bench is created to meet all competition specifications. It is an upper-body exercise that increases the strength of your chest, shoulders, and arms and is popular among bodybuilders and Crossfitters. It also improves bone health and gives you crazy strong triceps. The movement is consists of setting up, grabbing the bar, unracking, lowering the bar, and pressing. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Rogue Monster Lite Competition Bench – Overview The Monster Lite Competition Bench offers a new patent-pending Rogue design, emphasizing 3×3” 11-gauge steel tubing (as well as 3/8″ and 1/4” flat plate where needed), completed in a medium gloss Black [Read more …]

Rogue Monster Cave quarter view
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The Monster Cave

Let’s look at the new Monster Cave from Rogue. Working out in your garage or home gym has many advantages. It gives you privacy, saves you money and time, keeps you safe, and prevents you from having contact with other people in this pandemic. But there’s also a downside to it. If you have plenty of gym equipment and accessories, there is also a possibility that they are taking most of your garage/space, and you can no longer maximize it. Seeing this dilemma, Rogue with Reflex Fitness (a Rogue subsidiary) created a complete integration of a power rack with modular storage and cable systems with the new Monster Cave. Here are some of the styles we are going to look [Read more …]

Rogue Crash Cushion with a lifter
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Drop Pads for Oly Lifting

Let’s review Drop Pads for Oly Lifting. If you are into Oly weightlifting or weightlifting in general and are considerate enough to think of your family and neighborhood, you probably are using drop pads. Drop pads should be used by those who are thinking of venturing into weightlifting or new to weightlifting so as not to disturb or annoy your family and neighbors as you throw barbells and free weights. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s look at these options. Drop Pads for Oly Lifting – Overview Drop pads are made of dense, high-density foam to absorb and disperse the sound and shake linked with heavy barbell drops and preserve the floor from [Read more …]

A man performs a lat pulldown exercise on a machine
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Best Lat Pulldown Machine for your Garage Gym

One of my favorite exercises to do at the gym is the lat pulldown. It’s a great exercise for the back, shoulders, and arms. It’s also a great way to get a lot of volume work on the back muscles – without the drawbacks of pull-ups or chin-ups. The problem with pull-ups or chin-ups is that your grip can be a limiting factor – and it’s very hard to work the pull-up with anything less than full body weight. The biggest impediment to performing the lat pulldown in your home or garage gym is that it requires a pretty expensive machine – and it usually takes a lot of space. We’re going to review the best lat pulldown machines and [Read more …]

Young woman using a 45 degree leg press machine
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Top 5 Reasons to use the Leg Press Machine

The leg press machine catches a lot of flak. It’s considered an inferior exercise when compared to the squat and deadlift. But there’s a reason these machines are popular and you’ll find one in just about every gym. You might as well understand what it’s good for – and use it to your benefit. We’re going to discuss the top 5 reasons to use the leg press machine. We’ll highlight some of the things you can do with this model of leg press machine. Reason #1: Rehabilitation The legs constitute the largest muscles in the body. The quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes are a significant portion of your total muscular mass. How do you provide a strength building workout if you’ve [Read more …]

The American Barbell Power Bar has a shaft made from precision grade alloy steel
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Best Powerlifting Barbell

Rogue Fitness now has the Kabuki Strength Duffalo Bar available. This specially curved bar reduces stress on the shoulders, biceps, and back, while enabling scapular retraction and superior joint centration. Let’s look at who makes the best powerlifting barbell. What’s a powerlifting barbell (Also called a power bar or power barbell)? It’s a tough, stiff Olympic sized barbell used for lifting big weight – think heavy squats, heavy deadlifts, and big bench presses. Shown here is the Rogue Ohio Power Bar – it is our top pick for best power bar. These bars are big so they can hold a lot of weight, but they also have some very important differences as compared to the type of Olympic barbell you [Read more …]