Toward the tail end of 2016, I bought the Perfect Fitness Ab Straps for hanging leg raises. I liked the price point, and Perfect Fitness (you probably recognize them more for their as-seen-on-TV Perfect Push-Up equipment) seemed to have carved a respectable foothold in the equipment industry for niche products. As far as pads strapped to … Continue reading Equipment Review: Maybe Don’t Buy Perfect Fitness’ Ab Straps
The time came for me to finally pony up and invest in more dumbbells. It's been coming for a while now — not only has my rack housed the lonely 10s, 25s and 40s I've had for a couple years now, but I'm getting stronger in all of my lifts. On top of that, I'm … Continue reading Equipment Review: Bowflex SelectTech 1090
Will the Dead Wedge help you shatter your PRs, brah, or ultimately shatter your perception of what the deadlift can be? Nah. But it's a quality-of-life add, to be sure.
One question I get a lot is about the shoes I wear when I share photos of my garage gym.
I was delighted to find that Valor made these handles after I'd bought my BD-7. They feel high-quality and stand up to the same kind of punishment you'd inflict on a commercial dip station.
Mava's knee wraps are an outstanding combination of comfort, performance and quality.
I've been using the Valor BD-7 regularly for almost two years, and I have to say I'm still pleased with my purchase. I would recommend it to anyone operating within a budget.
Quick fix: This bumper plate rack. (I definitely enjoyed free shipping on this one.)
I got some new stuff for the garage. This week, I've been putting it to good use, and last night I was able to incorporate it into a solid back workout.
Christmas and two fantasy football championships meant some new goodies for my garage gym.