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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Craigslist Thread (Round 3)

The last thread got up over 10,000 posts with too many people asking if they should pick up the bowflex down the street, so it's time to start a new one. Let's all keep our eyes open for the shake weights for .20/lb, strap on our Chucks, and speed away on our unicycles for those sweet pick ups....

aclockworkoi‎, 05-09-2014 11:16 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Belts - A Comprehensive Guide

The topics “Do I need a belt” and “What belt should I buy” are such a frequent occurrence that it has warranted a detailed posting on the topic. This is meant to be a dissertation on the topic, and shall be inclusive of all the information that is required to answer this question. If you don’t...

cmarti063‎, 05-16-2014 06:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Pic's and discussion of your "Home Gym"

Lets see where you work out. Mine;

Rocket‎, 12-18-2005 08:49 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Power Rack Thread - August 2010 version

This is a collaborative effort from the equipment forum members. The 2008 edition has a lot of broken links and rather than keep that one going we decided to start a new one. First let’s have a few definitions to clear up some confusion. Squat Stands: These are probably the most useless...

Jimbo.‎, 08-07-2010 11:03 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official Newbie Bowflex Search

So you are new and dumb enough to believe the Bowflex commercials, before you get flamed and negged into the red, use the damn search function to get the answer to "dude, should I be ignorant and think about getting a bowflex" OK, now if you post another thread, you get what is coming to...

ctgblue‎, 01-02-2009 06:31 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***READ THIS FIRST*** Official workout equipment FAQ

We've been talking about starting a thread like this a number of times... so I'll start out with some of the more common questions and I'm sure it'll expand from there. Q: "I'm a newb and I want to know what I should get to start my home gym?" A: The majority of people will be best served by...

deseee‎, 02-05-2009 09:02 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: This is Not a Classified Section!!!

THIS IS NOT THE PLACE TO POST STUFF YOU HAVE FOR SALE!!! I'm seeing a lot of people and (some not noobs!) posting items they have for sale in this section. That is not what it is for and is against board rules. There is a craigslist sticky for posting great deals you see but if it isn't a...

Wildtim‎, 10-07-2012 06:53 AM
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Equipment Crew Tech Thread

Well, here it is. We've been needing this for a little while. Hopefully this can consolidate both techie discussions & all of these headphone questions that pop up now & again. I'll start the thread off with something not as complicated & more universally understood. I took a look...

Synthetickiller‎, 07-29-2016 05:22 PM
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Vintage Iron Thread

Hi All, I read a post a few weeks ago in which SnowOne and DonForeman suggested a vintage iron thread to discuss/identify old plates. I wasn't part of that discussion, but I see that no one has created the thread, and I have a couple of plates that I could use some help identifying, so I figured...

rlundregan‎, 08-14-2012 03:19 PM
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Edge fitness vs rogue monolift

Hey guys, I'm in the market for a monolift attachment. I have a Rogue R3 rack. I like the edge due to substantially more affordable price, but reviews seem to be hit or miss. Anyone with either monolift please chime in with your thoughts. Pros and cons. Thank you

trontheman‎, Today 07:10 PM
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What's your favorite adjustable bench, and why?

I'm curious what features everyone looks for with an adjustable bench, and why you prefer those features. Obviously minimal pad gap is a given, but do you prefer the hinge that creates very minimal gap, or can you live with around 2" of gap but no hinge? I've heard some say you can sit on that...

dukenukem7777‎, 01-04-2016 08:00 PM
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Somewhat off topic: What equipment got your spouse into lifting

I'm pretty confident my wife would really enjoy lifting and she is a heck of a lot stronger than she gives herself credit for. I'd like to slowly introduce her into lifting and my natural instinct is to get her squatting. I don't think I could convince her to jump right into it like that. I'm...

cwcmac‎, 09-27-2016 09:59 AM
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what is best loadable dumbell to load up to 200lbs

ok guys what would be the best loadable dumbell that i would be able to get up to around 200 lbs. i just want this for dumbell rows. What else should i know about loadable dumbells ect.?

TheIronAsylum‎, Yesterday 04:34 PM
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Poopsies garage build & my Pro Maxima custom power rack experience

A little over a month ago I got the bug to build my garage out into a gym. I started scouring Craigslist for deals on dumbbells, weights, equipment and a rack. I didnt find much besides over priced equipment or flimsy home use stuff... I wanted commercial quality stuff and decided I would go ahead...

p0opstlnksal0t‎, 05-05-2014 09:14 AM
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What should do about weights?

I'm building a home gym so I can start lifting more. I'm basically a totally new to lifting. These are the things I'm thinking about getting in the next few days. Titan Fitness T3 short power rack CAP OB-86B barbell Rep Adjustable Bench - 1000 lb Capacity - Flat/Incline/Decline - FID by...

Beatinonmychest‎, Yesterday 09:03 PM
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Is this squat rack worth it?

I'd like to hear everyone's opinion on this rack. I'm buying it second hand but the owner says that it was rarely used. It comes with the Olympic bar, hundreds of pounds of weights, lat attachment and adjustable bench. The price is $400 CDN for all of the above. Is it worth it?

H3O‎, 05-14-2009 11:32 AM
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Functional Trainers Questions

I'm looking into getting either a Functional Trainer, or Leverage System (More towards a FT) just to add some extra variety and fun to my workouts, I already got the basics covered (Rack, Bench, Barbell, Plates, Pull Up Bars, Dip Attachment, Dumbbells, Lat Machine). This would have to go in an...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 07-28-2016 11:24 PM
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Building an New Gym! What would YOU want to see in it???

Hi. I've always wanted to build a new gym. I recently found a backer for the project. I have lots of ideas for the gym, but I wanted to put out feelers and see what you all would NEED to see in a gym to start going there, and what you would really like to see in a gym that would make you switch...

WTSimps11‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Show us your Eleiko

Old or new, would love to see what Eleiko people have. Here´s some that I have, slowly adding more......

MonkeyT‎, 10-25-2015 02:19 AM
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Which dual cable functional trainers have the heaviest weight stack?

I need some help here, brahs. I've used a couple different ones over the years and the weight stacks are just too light--even though they are industrial pieces. Which ones have the heaviest weight stacks per your experiences? Appreciate any feedback.

DrFlexologist‎, Yesterday 07:28 PM
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Cool Need recommendations on indoor exercise bike?

Need some solid recommendations for an indoor exercise bike. The bike has to be premium features. I have already used some indoor exercise bikes like Lemond RevMaster Pro. Just wanna replace it. So please suggest me if you are already using indoor exericse bikes. Please suggest cycling exercise...

scottquiros‎, Yesterday 01:26 AM
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Talking Vulcan Barbell unboxing and spin test

Unboxing: ww youtube.com/watch?v=YKaKg44YfRA&feature=youtu.be Spin Test: ww youtube.com/watch?v=PLw3VtLCBEA&feature=youtu.be

Crocididdle‎, 01-24-2015 06:40 PM
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SML-1 with Monolift Lite

Hello I currently have the SML-1 Rogue 70" Monster Lite Squat Stand. I am thinking of getting the Rogue Adjustable Monolift - Monster Lite. Anybody have experience with the monolift and do you think it will fit? Will it take up to much space from the top considering the stand is ony 70inch.

StrongME2‎, 09-26-2016 11:54 AM
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Sauna/Steam Room

What benefits do the sauna and steam room have to lifters? Aid in recovery, relax muscles? Curious if it's worth putting some time into them if I have it! Thanks!

StevieBrown‎, 09-21-2016 02:15 PM
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York Barbell Club - Part II

The first thread for the York Barbell Club has run to the maximum number of posts. I bring you Part II, a place for the York Gang to hang out and share their interest in vintage American iron from York, PA. For those of you who can't see the linked text above, here's the old thread:...

AttyGuy‎, 05-11-2015 07:30 PM
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New Bowflex Revolution

Hello everyone, I just purchased and put together the Bowflex Revolution machine. I'm completely new to working out besides the basic little weights in the pic and am looking for tips suggestions to just starting out. I am a really really skinny guy who works in the office the entire day with a...

ryanwilliamrich‎, Yesterday 11:08 AM
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Cost No Object Machines and Free Weights, the Best of the Best

Hi All, So far I ordered the following: ELITE FTS Collegiate Power Rack Elite FTS Colegiate 0-90 Bench SORINEX HURRICANE

HealthNutMD‎, 09-30-2010 06:57 PM
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Due to popular demand... The Ivanko Barbell crew!

With the onset of the York boys club, I figured us Ivanko boys needed to start our own crew. All my bars and most of my plates are now Ivanko so I thought I might as well set up the crew. Here is my gear.. Starting with my bars OBX-20KG, OBZ-30 and OB-60B My OMEZS plates..

fishingeek‎, 04-06-2012 06:40 AM
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Equipment Crew- Part IV

I was here for the start.... now we're four threads in. Nice job fellas. Proceed equipment sluts. #3- 9/21/2012 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=148349563 (Equipment Crew- Part III) #2- 2/25/2010 ...

Keetman‎, 09-05-2015 02:27 PM
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Exclamation The Curve Treadmill - actual calorie count

While running on the Curve treadmill, The calorie count seems to climb incredibly fast. It seemed a little suspicious, so i did some research. The finding were interesting. Yes, the Curve does burn more calories than a treadmill, but it over counts the number of calories burned by 1.7-2.2 times. ...

Quinndaigle‎, Yesterday 08:05 AM
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Fold back rack spotter arms question

I am considering a titan fold back wall mount T-3 power rack. My idea is to get the spotter arms, mount them on the inside, and squat "inside" the rack. My thinking is that if I drop the bar the force would be back toward the wall. Dropping weight on the spotter arms on the outside would pull it...

mneth‎, Yesterday 07:56 AM
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Help ID this bar

Does anyone know anything about this bar?

BeiFei‎, 09-27-2016 08:31 AM
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