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[Recommendation?] Dedicated Bar for Rack Pulls

Bars that might make sense: RepFitness Basic Bar: $139 shipped ($89 + $40 shipping) 700 lb capacity (no idea what the PSI rating is) Rogue Echo Bar: $228.20 ($205 + $15 shipping + $8.20 tax) 190k PSI American Barbell Beater Training Bar: $175 shipped ($150 + $25 shipping) 140k PSI American...

Synthetickiller‎, 12-18-2018 08:44 PM
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Post Are weighted vests worth it?

Some of my exercises are feeling too easy, like when I go running or I am doing pull-ups. A friend mentioned weight vests as a good tool for making your exercises more difficult. How do people like weighted vests? Anyone use them here? If so, how? Also, are there any dangers to using them - I...

brosefitness‎, 12-29-2018 02:43 PM
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Gymnastic Rings

Looking to buy a pair of wooden rings, debating which would be the best purchase. Options I've considered: CFF Fit Rep Fitness Titan Fitness Would love to see what you all would recommend and your experiences.

Rhage91‎, 12-27-2018 09:07 AM
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Arrow Any reviews out there on the new IM Super Bench Pro?

I've been shopping for an adjustable bench and was leaning toward a Rep Fitness FID or AB-5000 when I came across the Ironmaster Super Bench Pro. There's plenty of YouTube and website reviews of the original Super Bench but none of the Pro variant. Anyone that's seen the IM SB Pro in person care to...

TommyTwoTone1‎, 12-27-2018 12:54 AM
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atlas stone platform DIY

Does anyone know how to build one? I'd like it to function and look like the below video: I was thinking about just getting a ppr200x power rack and put a couple of stacks of plywood on the safety pins as a platform but it'd look so ugly.

HeavyIron8‎, 12-28-2018 10:22 PM
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Schwinn Airdyne Pro/AD7 vs Assault AirBike Anyone recommend one over the other? I'm going to try them out, but thought asking here couldn't hurt. Primary uses will be warm up/cool down and HIIT. Wife might use it occasionally,...

radrd‎, 12-27-2018 12:48 PM
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Need help ID'ing Reflex adjustable bench

Anybody have an ID on this bench from Reflex? I know Reflex makes some good stuff, but this one looks a bit older. Is this any good and any ideas on weight capacity? imgur. com/a/pqAeBai (space added before com since I can't post links)

dogshead‎, 12-28-2018 11:58 AM
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Lifting shoes

Thinking of picking up some lifting shoes with some Christmas $. Trying to cap it off at $100 so looking at the following: Do-Win Adidas Powerlift 3.1 Adidas Power Perfect 3 Any ideas on how they compare and if there's a clear front runner in terms of quality and comfort?

gcoulson‎, 12-28-2018 04:42 AM
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Baltimore/DC Area Inspiration

I need some inspiration. Used to build a lot of equipment just for myself. I'm 70 now and I can't get inspired. I have a few things in my head, but can't seem to get up the energy to build them. I need somebody local who might be into building equipment. I got all the equipment to do it. ...

RioDPax‎, 12-26-2018 02:35 PM
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The Bicep Curl Tool

What is the bicep curl tool that you use to keep your arms in close? It looks a little bit like a curved line.

billp392‎, 12-28-2018 09:48 AM
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Rep Fitness Stainless Steel Power Bar Review

Hey everyone, I just published a review of the Rep Fitness Stainless Steel Power Bar if anyone is interested in reading. Overall, I'm definitely a fan of the bar. I doubt I'll use it much on deadlifts, but I like it a lot on squats and bench. ...

GamecockLifter‎, 01-11-2018 01:07 PM
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Gymnastic Ring Round-Up

Gymnastic Ring round up Hey guys, I've seen a few posts recently in regards to gymnastic rings. They are pretty much all I do for upper body work these days and me being me I've had a good look and owned most of the top rings out there so I thought I'd do a small write up to help guide you if...

Zensuji‎, 11-06-2009 01:40 PM
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Rogue LT-1 50 Cal Trolley & Lever Arm

I was one of the lucky fellas to grab this new accessory during Rogue's special $200 pricing deal. Ordered around mid-October, picked up yesterday, maybe 7 weeks or so lead time, which was expected for this new product. As a local to Rogue, I chose to pickup my order. Rogue requests a pickup...

rpark‎, 12-09-2018 10:30 AM
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Seeking advice about purchasing a cheap olympic barbell or an olympic weight set.

Hello, I'm currently on the Fierce 5 novice program and I've been using a standard barbell for the big three compound lifts. Overall, I just don't think my lifts would progress using a standard barbell with a 100lbs weight capacity. Thank you!

joshdg01‎, 12-23-2018 10:15 PM
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Help- must have accessories for Titan X3? Christmas

Reading a lot on these forums before purchased a Titan X3. Waiting on last box to get here -backorederd. It’s a Christmas present for my teen boys(16&17) who have been lifting past few years on a weight bench. What do you all suggest for must have items to add to the X3? Got dip attachments,...

ShellyTN‎, 12-22-2018 11:40 AM
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Powerblock Elite Dimensions

Hey guys was wondering if anyone who owns the Powerblock Elite can tell me the dimensions when loaded to 50 lbs. Like the length, width, height and the diameter of the handle grip itself. I am looking to compare it to my ironmasters. Currently have the Powerblock Urethanes and can't stand the feel...

Wheyistheway123‎, 12-23-2018 05:50 PM
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Tricep Press Flat Bar for FT

Hopefully a quick one...picked up a used Life Fitness G7 FT and am looking for a 20" tricep flat bar. There are tones of cheap ones on amazon but what I really want is ones iced used in the gym that were fully rubber coated and rotated. The ones I'm thinking of were super smooth and my guess...

chadillac3‎, 12-23-2018 08:23 AM
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The Bumper Plate Thread

I don't think a dedicated Bumper Plate Thread has been made and I'd like to start one. My interest has been piqued recently from various discussions. I would like this thread to be a bumper appreciation and education thread. So for all of you bumper plate owners, post them here. Tell us...

dieselmike‎, 02-12-2016 06:57 AM
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Exclamation Never order from Elitefts pos company

So everyone is already aware of the blackfriday debauchery elite Fts pulled putting the SSB bar up for a sale price and then after multiple people had made their orders Elitefts called customers demanding they pay 90$ or they will cancel the order even though that was the price they put on their...

TheIronAsylum‎, 12-31-2015 11:54 AM
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Question Seeking advice about purchasing a Barbell/Dumbbell weight set (please help)

I'm a novice lifter. My apartment is small and I'm trying to put together a home gym so I can just wake up in the morning, get my workout in and get it over with. All I'm missing is a set of barbell + dumbbell bars with weights. Right now I am torn between two choices. One is the Powerblocks....

madmax79818515‎, 12-17-2018 08:59 AM
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Question Best Power Bar for Under $300?

OK, let's hear it. Really want something with a center knurling and considering the Rogue Ohio Powerbar. Only hesitation is the mixed reviews on how sharp the knurling is. Before I order, I would really like to explore all options.

NHAngler‎, 10-03-2017 06:12 PM
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Barbells in Canada

I've been looking for deals on barbells and am having a tough time deciding between these two. Klokov - 20 kg Sport Weightlifting Barbell $352 w/free shipping Bells of Steel - Barenaked Powerlifting Bar $285 w/ 35$ shipping I've read one review of bells of steel that was bad due to the bar...

sqal‎, 12-19-2018 10:08 PM
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My Rogue RM-6 Came in today, questions for you Rogue Owners

My RM-6 Rack came in today finally and I am trying to figure out the best way to assemble this beast. I am thinking of building the sides first on the ground and then attaching the crossmembers while the sides are upright? Any tips from other Rogue owners? Also I'm not a fan of the lock...

djslik916‎, 12-22-2016 07:32 PM
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Thumbs down Transformer Bar Review - Bar of Sketch

I received the bar on the 9th of Feb and I hate to say I'm not too impressed. It was thrown in a box, with only foam balls on the handles for protection, and all corners of the box had a holes. Hopeful nothing was tarnished from the shipment, I was way wrong. The adjustable notches had a gash...

FredAbalon3‎, 02-14-2018 08:12 AM
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Help with Bar ID

Hi all, Wondering if anyone here can help ID this vintage bar I picked up the other day. It has screw on end caps held in place with a roll pin in a blind hole. It has a sort of combo bushing/collar (if that's a thing) that appear to be steel and attach to the bar via hex nut. I've attached...

bronzo29‎, 12-23-2018 06:29 AM
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