Putting together a good home gym can be an incredibly rewarding project because you would get to design your workout environment to suit your needs.
A central part of this environment is the barbell: a long metal rod with sleeves on both ends for weight plates. Despite its simplicity, a good barbell can be deceptively useful and durable.
However, there are plenty of details to consider before making a purchase. To simplify things, we’ve compiled this list of the best barbells on the market for 2023 and factors to consider.
Ready to learn? Let’s dive in.
Squat racks and power racks are some of the most popular pieces of training equipment people look to purchase when setting up home gyms.
But what exactly are they, how do they differ, and, more importantly, which is right for you?
Read on because we are breaking it all down for you today. Let's discuss.
If you’ve never heard of either wrist wraps or wrist straps, you may be scratching your head at the sight of your fellow gym-goers wrapping their wrists in fabric or putting on what seems to be Velcro around their hands. Well, I used to be one of those head-scratchers myself back in my early gym days.
Luckily for you (and for me!), I was curious enough to check if either of these accessories would help my workouts and what exactly they were. I'll be your guide to the wonderful world of wrist wraps vs wrist straps.
At first glance, you’d think there’s not much difference between them.
But… You’d be wrong.
Because both have purposes specific to each and understanding those differences is the key to getting the most benefits out of them.
Let's dive in and discover the secret to unstoppable wrists!
Picking the right weight plates for your home gym is important because this is a serious investment that can impact your training experience for years to come.
The problem is that you can pick from numerous options, each seemingly as good as all the others.
To make your choice easier, I’ve put together this guide to show you the seven best weight plates on the market in 2023, explain what makes each great, and help you make the right choice.