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Sticky Thread Sticky: PICS and DISCUSSION of YOUR HOME GYM V2.0

Have a home gym? New to this forum? Post your gym pics in this thread.

ironwill2008‎, 12-12-2017 09:33 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Craigslist Thread (Round 4)

Figure I would get this one going again. Round 1: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=109374491 Round 2: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=124520311 Round 3: https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=161832313 Let's find those deals!

indianbuckeye‎, 08-19-2017 08:36 AM
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Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Barbells - Everything you ever wanted to know

I don't think a thread like this exists for the barbell, so I wanted to start one. The Olympic barbell is one of the most important purchases one can make for their home gym. A barbell is the interface to the weight and although they may all look similar to an untrained eye, there are actually a...

bobcat255‎, 10-24-2016 08:30 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Cheapo Setup

Ok so let's go through the cheapest options for new equipment that you'd be willing to use for training. While we all dream of buying that custom built rig, or finding a solid piece of used commercial or vintage equipment to outfit your gym, many times we just want to buy something that's usable...

Domicron‎, 01-02-2016 04:22 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 07:31 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 12:03 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 07:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: SPAM THREADS and POSTS

Just as in every year past, this time of year sees an uptick of spammers, scammers, crooks, charlatans, ganefs, and knuckleheads bent on using this forum to shill their junk. One more time; don't quote or reply to such threads/posts; doing so only creates more work to clear them out. Simply...

ironwill2008‎, 11-27-2017 03:56 PM
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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 09:12 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 07:53 AM
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New Titan Fitness

They put a lot of new products on the site today. Clone of the Rogue Hr-2 and Sml-2. I was browsing ebay and looks like they have a monolift not listed on their site yet. Seems to be be a bolt on. Type this # in ebay search: 132177711276

kevin3636‎, 05-01-2017 09:28 PM
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Problem with half rack uprights tilting forward

I have a body-solid powerline ppr500 "half rack" (others might call it a squat stand). Each 2x2 upright is attached to the base via two mounting plates and four bolts. Under normal usage with the j-cups I have no issues. But if I put a loaded bar at the end of the safeties, this causes the uprights...

ebsbert‎, 11-19-2019 09:23 PM
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Most durable touch up paint

What would be the best way to touch this up, the coat is flaking (elitefts calf raise)

CharlottePT‎, 11-18-2019 06:47 PM
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Evaluating a functional trainer

I'm looking at buying a functional trainer, and an interesting CL ad popped up near me. newyork.craigslist./jsy/spo/d/linden-dual-adjustable-pulley-cable/7022782710.html I can't yet post links; add .org after craigslist. and you can see the ad. The seller claims that this is an 'ama 6615' model...

AccomplishCoyot‎, Yesterday 05:38 AM
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The best budget barbell?

I'm looking for a new bar to use in my rack. My generic bar is bent and I've gotten tired of it rolling and constantly having to make sure the curve is aimed up. I've got a nice bar for weightlifting, and I've got a bar for deadlifting, I just need something for my rack to use for back squats and...

BigAlexG‎, 11-19-2019 06:01 PM
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Spud Inc Safety Squat Bar Strap

Has anyone tried this new strap from Spud Inc? It's meant to attach to any straight bar and replicate the feel of a SSB on your shoulders. spud-inc-straps.com/the-safety-squat-bar-strap.html

glossyMac17‎, 08-27-2019 07:42 PM
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Bodycraft HFT any opinions?

I'm looking at the whole gamut of these machines.....I was getting an estimate on a Cybex Bravo, but the salesman said he really liked the Bodycraft HFT for a third of the price of the Cybex (because he bought a shipping container full of Bodycraft). I'm still very interested in the Cybex, but...

RatioStrain‎, 11-19-2019 04:59 AM
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DiY block of wood for calf raises?

My gym doesn't have a standing calf raise machine and i'm not a fan of doing them on the leg press. I found out that doing them on the smith machine works out my calves great. But i stand on one of those plastic step-on things so i can get full range of motion. The problem is that it's made of...

backinthegymbro‎, 11-19-2019 03:46 AM
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Black Friday 2019 Wish List

Rogue will kicking off it's Matte Black Friday tomorrow a few weeks early. Let's start our wish list of things you are looking forward to buying this year.

StrongME2‎, 10-31-2019 05:18 AM
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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 08:30 PM
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Rep Fitness Thread

Haven't seen a proper Rep Fitness thread, so figured we could make one. I received the PowerSpeed bar in Manganese Phosphate earlier today as well as the 275lb set of equalizers. Impressed with both. The new power bar is DEFINITELY more aggressive than the first iteration. I really like the...

GamecockLifter‎, 10-19-2018 02:44 PM
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Help me Pick a (budget) Power Rack

Looking for a deal in BF, these are my main options for around $300 REP PR1100 or 1000, saw some reviews about a rust issue, that aspect really putting off but the racks look nice af Titan T2, basic and looks decent. Fitness reality, cheap and has positive reviews, I prefer how the other...

DASBUNKER‎, 11-17-2019 07:36 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 07:40 AM
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Looking for best all around functional trainer. Would appreciate opinions of my list

Hello all, I am new to the site and have been doing a lot of reading on people's opinions of functional trainers. I am currently in the market for one and have narrowed my search to the following models that I am considering: 1. FreeMotion Light Commercial EXT Dual Cable Cross 2. Legend...

SKIinKC‎, 10-23-2017 11:38 PM
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The semi-official KIJIJI thread(for us canadians)

this is what i got tonight for $50....i can sell the plates alone for at least $125:

michaelstone‎, 07-21-2012 10:28 PM
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Need help looking for home equipment

I can’t seem to find it anywhere online. It’s a wood platform that has two posts and flat wood handles on the top. Could be used for dips or pommelling. It all folds up to fit it under your bed. I’m looking for it to help a patient I have with rehabilitation. Anyone know the company or name?...

mab0t‎, 11-19-2019 08:23 AM
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lifting hook with wide mouth

Any lifting hook with large hook radius like this one? Maxx 750lb Weightlifting Gym Hooks Unfortunately the above product does not seems ship overseas. Most lifting hooks have really small hook, they trend to get stuck with rubber coated pull up bars. My intended purpose is offloading grip...

dillee1‎, 11-18-2019 09:25 PM
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Army new fitness test (ACFT) hex bar

https://www.elitefts.com/combat-ready-hex-bar.html

keyboardworkout‎, 11-16-2019 12:41 PM
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Looking for extra j hooks for a 2x3 power rack.

Anybody out there know where I could find these? I have tried searching ebay and google, but I can not seem to find any hooks for a power rack that has a 2x3 frame.

ndmike99‎, 08-29-2009 04:27 PM
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Kabuki/Chris Duffin new trap bar

From this instagram post, looks like it could be pretty cool. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt9MlaChls1/

TunaGill‎, 02-18-2019 11:19 AM
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Pop Pin Issue

I have a Strive Leg Extension/Leg Curl Combo. Love it. Issue I'm having is that a pop pin doesn't appear to be long enough the way the machine is currently assembled. Works fine for leg extension but when setup for leg curls a bit of torque will slip it into the next hole (kind of jaring)....

C123C‎, 11-16-2019 08:03 AM
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Rogue Barbell Club

I figured it's probably long overdue for a Rogue Barbell Club. I'm sure there's some vintage (circa 2006) collectors out there too. I'll start off: Rack: Rogue R3 w/ Matador and Landmine attachments Bars: Rogue Ohio Power Bar, Rogue Matt Chan Bar, Rogue SB-1 Safety Squat Bar Bench:...

Bench905‎, 04-01-2015 06:38 AM
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Women's Olympic Barbell Recommendation

So my wife finally broke down to my nagging and start lifting! I got her started on All Pros and she has started with my Ironmaster adjustable dumbbells for now. But she needs to progress to the barbell if she needs to go heavy. My 45 lb Men's barbell is too much for her. What recommendation do you...

LifterWest‎, 11-16-2019 12:38 PM
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LOL: Calling out the guy I sold bumper plates to on CL

Chances are slim he comes here so here is what happened lol. Guy came with his girlfriend and he had his back up against the wall with these York Elite Bumper Plates I was selling for $2.25/lb. He haggled a little with me and asked to double check with his girlfriend in the other room. She...

EquipmentBruh‎, 03-19-2015 11:19 PM
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Grip tape for my adj. dumbbells? Or buy a new set? If latter, which brand?

I just built an in-home gym and picked up some used 1" adjustable dumbbells. After using them for chest day and farmer carries, I realized the knurling is quite extreme, making heavy reps uncomfortable and leaving behind pretty good indents on my hands. Any recommendation for a grip tape that...

VTLifts‎, 11-04-2019 12:04 PM
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