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What should you use?

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 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: 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: 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: 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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: ***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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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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Again Faster...WTF? Why have a Russian Lifter as a banner for your new Comp Plates?!

Ok, so I'm wondering why an American company such as Again Faster is using Russian Olympic Lifter Dmitry Klokov in their advertising for their new Comp. Bumppers they are releasing in September? WTF? Why not align your product with an American lifter like Kendrick Farris, two time Olympian and...

CropDusterMan‎, Yesterday 06:25 AM
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Home Workout Equipment Advice

Hey Ladies and Gents, Looking into getting this equipment, advice, concerns? My main goal is keeping it as cheap as possible, yet keeping safety a priority. - Amstaff TR025 Power Rack - $450 (Canadian) Why: Decent Quality, Cheap, thinner than TR023 where people had concerns with fitting...

Haayyeess‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Safe Barbell Training

Article just posted.

keyboardworkout‎, Yesterday 02:36 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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trouble finding a shorter bench

so this listing is for the precor icarian 119 super bench. which from what i've seen is a pretty reputable company. what i can't find out is how high up off of the ground it is when flat. at 5'6 i'm hoping to find something 16 or even 15" off the ground so i can get nice and comfortable with...

Domicron‎, 08-15-2014 02:38 PM
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The Official Equipment Section Gentleman's Shave Thread

For all of the ugly smooth skin lifters who enjoy a quality shave. This will be our place for posting pics and discussing your shaving gear.

deadwoodgregg‎, 07-31-2014 02:29 PM
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York 100# plates, help!

Any idea of when these are from? Authentic York? Value? Thanks!

jterrones12‎, 08-19-2014 10:54 AM
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Equipment Crew- Part III

Once again We have reached the limit and its time to open the next installation of this institution. To quote a founding member of the crew: Well I've got leg day tomorrow so Have fun and good night all!!!

Wildtim‎, 09-21-2012 07:25 PM
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Saving room and cables at home

So they make Power Racks and Adjustable Dumbbells but what about cables? Is there a piece of equipment that was invented to reduce the space of cable machine but provide the added resistance? Just curious.

ss4vegeta1‎, 08-16-2014 12:25 AM
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Thumbs up York Barbell Club

BoHo agrees! York Barbell Club it will be! By invitation only. Or something.

AttyGuy‎, 03-24-2012 04:31 PM
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Northern Lights Crossbox R3/R4/R6 replicas

Well I have been buried in this forum over the last two weeks researching and reading everyone's reviews on various racks & rigs for home gym setup. I know some of us based in the US have looked at GarageIron's review of the Northern Lights box's, but unfortunately they did not ship to USA (at that...

aspengc8‎, 08-14-2014 08:50 AM
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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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ZFOSports Weighted Vest questions

So, right now I need to get what I can to work out. I don't have any currently have any weights anymore at the moment. I am looking to purchase a used barbell/bench/squatrack/weights eventually because I really dislike most public gyms and would much rather work out at home, but right now lack of...

eveningninja‎, Yesterday 05:16 PM
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Good adjustable bench

So I just purchased a power rack and 300 lbs of weights. All I need is an adjustable bench. I'm 6'2" and currently 230lbs. I haven't worked out seriously in quite a long time, but am committed to getting healthy again. I want a good bench that will incline to 90 degrees, and down to flat. ...

relli1130‎, 08-14-2014 10:52 AM
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Alternatives to Rogue flat bench

I am leaning towards the Rogue flat bench, but here is a list of some other choices: Iron Range Flat bench- $116 shipped Amstaff Competition Bench- $229 shipped Little's...

Terpgym‎, 08-31-2013 12:57 PM
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Smile How thick are Ivanko OM plates

Hi, On the Ivanko site they are not posting the depth of the OM Plates. Could anyone be so kind as to tell me the thickness of the OM-10, OM-15 and OM-20 (Kilo Plates). Cheers. PS: I found a thread (I'm not allowed to post the link), and IvankoBarbellCo said that he would post a PDF with...

MonkeyT‎, Yesterday 01:03 PM
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EliteFTS spotting straps vs. Spud straps $116 shipped

Terpgym‎, Yesterday 09:24 AM
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Is a legitimate and trustworthy site?

I just bought a rower from this site I was just wondering if anyone else has had experience buying from this site and if they are legitimate, trustworthy, and reliable? They have a deal going on right now on concept2's that is almost too good to be true, so I'm just wondering if it...

Johnp585‎, Yesterday 01:09 PM
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Another Craigslist dreamer........

With all the threads "is this a good deal" I figured we should have one to LOL at ads that are NOT a good deal. THis guy is a real dreamer. Notice the $20 hollow dumbbell handles? If he paid 1700 for these then he got raped anally prison style: ...

RemainDieHard‎, 05-15-2009 03:57 PM
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Restoring / Rehabbing Olympic Bars and Weights

Can anyone please give me advice on the best method (with cheaper cost alternatives as I'm broke) for rehabbing my olympic bars and the inside rings of my plates? The plates are getting stuck on the sleeves and the rust is building up on the wide knurling due to the rust on the rack pins. So, also,...

srogers131‎, Yesterday 01:05 PM
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Thumbs up 'Look what I bought today!'.

Thought I would start this thread for people to show off their recent/latest purchases. Could end up being a great scource of dirty, filthy, gym pr0n. Note to noobs; you need 50 posts to show pics. Once you have 50posts, this is the code you need to use to embed the pics: I'll...

ProtienandIron‎, 08-12-2012 03:00 AM
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Thumbs up Best Belts Powerlifting Belt Review

Dean Best has a serious powerlifting belt made in the USA belt (North Carolina). I've previously owned a Sheik Belt (black fabric), a Altus tapered thin leather belt, and a 10mm Inzer Forever Lever Belt. The Inzer belt never really broke in. I hated wearing it because it benched my stomach and...

beniger‎, 02-08-2010 08:31 AM
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Questions to anyone who has restored iron.

Hi everyone, thanks for looking. I have an offer to buy 840lbs in dumbbells (5's,10's,20's,25's,30's,40's,45's,50's,60's,65's,70's) w/ rack, along with 255lb in standard olympic plates (from china). The equipment was used in a crossfit gym. I have no pictures that are good enough to show the...

ExJbeck‎, 08-19-2014 07:13 PM
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Alternatives to horse stall mats?

I hear the horse stall mats are popular choices, but I also hear that they smell awful. Are there good alternatives that do not smell, and if not, is there a way to remove the smell that doesn't require "washing it outside"? I live in an urban area where this isn't exactly feasible for me.

AeonFluxor‎, 05-19-2014 01:54 PM
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Home gym questions...

I've fought the urge to spend any money on fitness equipment for the home due to cost, space, and the fact that I've always suspected that much of it ends up getting unused and gathering dust. However, my attitude on that has changed after working out consistently 3-5 days a week on my own and...

glocke12‎, Yesterday 03:06 AM
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