The KingsBox C-bar: Our Review

I have had the opportunity to use many of different KingsBox products over the last few years, to include a few different barbells. Currently, my primary training barbell is the company’s The C-bar.

The RitFit BLP01 Leg Press/Hack Squat Machine – Our Review

The RitFit BLP01 (referred to as simply the BLP01 in the article) is a budget-friendly specialty machine from a newer fitness brand. Only being marketed as being useful for leg presses and hack squats, you would think it would be pretty hard to mess this up?



How Much Does a Smith Machine Bar Weigh? Prepare to be Disappointed…

We all know that the Smith Machines makes the bar feel a bit lighter than “free” barbells (which we normally chalk up to the bar path being pretty much set), it?

Today, we’re going to put this question to rest and while we can’t give an exact answer, we can discuss how much a Smith Machine bar can weigh.

To Squat and Deadlift on the Same Day..or Not

Two fundamental exercises stand out as the pillars of strength training and general “getting big” training: the squat and the deadlift. Both are have hitters for developing lower body and core strength and (should!) make up significant portions of your lifting regimen.

…so…why not squat and deadlift in the same workout session?

The ATX Gold Bar – Our Review

The ATX Gold bar markets itself as a “powerlifting barbell”…

Thankfully, it lives up to it’s full namesake; if you’re looking to get serious about powerlifting, this could easily become your everyday, “go-to” barbell.

NOBull Cupsole Trainers – Our Review

I never had allusions that the NOBULL Cupsole Trainers would become my new “go-to” training shoes, I was excited to see what the hype (or, to be honest, lack thereof, given their relationship with CrossFit) was all about.

…and yeah…they’re shoes…interesting shoes.

Not “bad” shoes…but…interesting shoes…

KingsBox’s The Great Bar Olympic Barbell – Our Review

KingsBox’s “The Great Bar”) is one of many of the brand’s multi-functional bars. It does a lot of things well, while also being a durable enough to handle just about any task.

If you’re looking for a garage gym centerpiece barbell (or only barbell), this is one that is definitely up to the task.

MAJOR FITNESS’ B52 vs F22 – Home Rack Aerial Combat

The Spirit B52 and Raptor F22 are two of MAJOR FITNESS’ flagship products. The F22 gets the (slight) nod here due to its slightly smaller space requirements and lower price tag, however, the merit attributed to this distinction is largely based on personal preference. Ultimately, both of these machines get the job done.

(the “job” being facilitating a legit home gym workout)

Barbell Knurling: A Match Made in the Garage Gym

When you know about knurling and how the style of knurling can affect your lifting, you can become more deliberate in your barbell selection.

For better or for worse!

Mountain…Hill…Volcano(?) we got knurls galore to discuss today!