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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Craigslist Thread (Round 4)

Figure I would get this one going again. Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Let's find those deals!

indianbuckeye‎, 08-19-2017 07:36 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: 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 (Equipment Crew- Part III) #2- 2/25/2010 ...

Keetman‎, 09-05-2015 02:27 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 03:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: 'Look What I Bought Today!' - Part Deux

LWIBT Part I has been locked,, so I'm starting Part 2.

AttyGuy‎, 02-21-2017 10:30 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Save The Forums

With all the madness of social media and discord taking over in an unfortunate and unfavorable way, the Bodybuilding forums have predated all the likes of these other so called "sources" with its wealth of information, knowledge, experience and detailed reviews from the community over its many...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 11-01-2022 08:51 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 07:30 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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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 08:33 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. Before using a belt, learn to breathe Many people, unaware of detailed anatomical and physiological processes, breathe incorrectly when exercising....

cmarti063‎, 05-16-2014 06:22 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: SPAM THREADS and POSTS


ironwill2008‎, 11-27-2017 02:56 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: 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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Cops called on me at gym...

I am a member at Planet Fitness and I sweat like a pig when working out.. Today I was working out at Planet Fitness and I was not wiping down the machines so they called the cops on me and had me leave...What a joke... Do people actually wipe down the weight machines after each use?

DiBol‎, 03-22-2023 12:38 PM
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Cost No Object: Machines and Free Weights, the Best of the Best. PART 2

Cost No Object List, Version 1.8: This thread is not meant to be a free weights vs machines thread, and I think we got that out of the way early in the thread. This thread is simply about discussing all the choices of various free weights and machine choices on the market that people feel...

HealthNutMD‎, 03-28-2017 04:23 AM
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Remember Sorinex......

Remember Sorinex, the company that was swallowed in the Matte Black Hole. What could they have done differently?

keyboardworkout‎, 11-29-2016 08:06 AM
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lintao11‎, Yesterday 01:53 PM
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Help to know the name of a line of gym machines

Hello friends how are you? I hope you can help me to know the name of the brand of these machines, I have seen many people training on it but they have no brand, they are not nautilus or hammer strenght, if anyone knows it would help me a lot. Here the page with image w w w. bodybuilding. com /...

GatoVolador11‎, 03-06-2023 09:54 PM
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123@ Comprehensive Guide


lintao11‎, 03-25-2023 05:00 AM
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@434 Roller

Would you guys recommend it for a beginner ?

lintao11‎, 03-25-2023 03:08 AM
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World famous and Best Jyotish, Astrologer and Tantrik in , India. For more details you call to Panditji at +1 604-288-2478 Panditji is one of the leading and most promising Jyotish, Astrologer and Tantrik in , India. Having experience of about 20 + years Mr. Pandit ji has successfully...

jikal58‎, 03-24-2023 10:54 PM
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Smile How to Do a Push-Up

STEPS: 1 - Get down on all fours, placing your hands slightly wider than your shoulders. 2 - Straighten your arms and legs. 3 - Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor. 4 - Pause, then push yourself back up. 5 - Repeat. Free Video # 1:-

JUANCITO2023‎, 03-24-2023 09:52 PM
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@! plank in your exercise

1. Core reinforcing: The board is an activity that basically works the muscles of the mid-region, back, and glutes, fortifying the center and assisting with further developing trunk strength. 2. Reduction of back torment: By fortifying the back muscles, the board can assist with lessening torment...

lintao11‎, 03-24-2023 03:28 AM
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Can I add a weight stack?

I bought this plate loaded wall mounted cable station off Amazon: and I'm quite pleased with it. It's actually much better quality than the Titan Fitness version, which is basically in the same price bracket. I'm...

WWE-TicK‎, 03-23-2023 02:49 PM
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@@! 2x2 Power


lintao11‎, 03-23-2023 12:03 AM
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Promoting maximum muscle contraction

Background I got this idea when I was away for 14 days and couldn't lift in the gym and wanted to try something different. and it turned to be more effective than the normal bodyweight method. Equipment 2 glasses of water Bodypart worked Whole body Target group of people

lintao11‎, 02-15-2023 09:56 PM
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The New Grip Strengthener

Yo! Check out this new type of grip strengthener called The Gripster. Got it about a week ago and already noticing improved grip for rows and pullups!! Go to everythingkey(dot)store

TheGripsterShop‎, 03-22-2023 07:11 AM
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Branded home gyms vs. Ali Express Equivalent

Has anyone purchased a setup on Ali Express? They seem to either be the direct suppliers for the branded equipment you see online (Major Lutie Fitness, Llero Fitness, French Fitness etc.) or direct knock offs with nearly identical specs. The prices are a fraction of what the branded guys charge but...

RagingClue‎, 03-20-2023 03:11 PM
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Marrs Bar vs. Prime Super Squat Bar

Alright, alright...not sure how, or where I might store one, but this is the equipment forum and I think I might finally get one of these because I could see some potential benefits to owning and regularly using one of these bars (veering more towards the Marrs Bar, but I might have some questions...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 11-11-2022 07:35 AM
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Building a 2x2 Power Rack - Advice needed!

Hello guys, I'm currently just about to make a 2x2 power rack. Luckily, my good friend is a fantastic metal worker and I've shown him some designs and plans and he says it wont be a problem. I'm basically just looking for some final pointers before we go ahead and build it. First off, he has...

ZeppelinDude87‎, 07-13-2015 01:56 PM
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anyone have a Syedee Leg Press?

Looking for a leg press with a small footprint for the home gym, and came across this piece while searching for only $1100 from Walmart ...

adamsz‎, 11-19-2022 12:11 PM
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Re-Thinking The Rack Choice

Eventually (hopefully sooner, rather than later) I'll be acquiring either a power rack or squat rack. Planned use is squats, RDLs, and chest presses. Basement ceiling height is only seven feet (84 in.), so a chin-up/pull-up bar is inconsequential, as I wouldn't be able to use it, anyway. ...

Michiganian‎, 03-16-2023 07:39 AM
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Smile Is water weights any good?

I'm thinking of getting some water weights as they seem a little cheaper. Are they just as good as regular weights?

MusculewJuice‎, 03-15-2023 04:37 AM
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Powerblock sticker creation

So I finally got my hands on a set of Powerblock "The Block" dumbbells. They were fairly rusted but for $140, I didn't want to pass them up. I had a pair of these about 10 years ago and have been looking to buy a pair for nostalgia. Tried scrubbing with Liquid Wrench rust inhibitor this time. I...

dagdafitness‎, 02-14-2020 12:12 PM
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Where have all the DEEP DISH plates gone?

I own quite a few of the nice old style deep-dish olympic plates, you know those ones that are about 2" wide...some are Ivanko, Ben, Pacific and York. After a great deal of searching, I was lucky enough to find them all in the same place, most needing a little cleaning to look good again. Why...

CropDusterMan‎, 05-20-2014 06:30 AM
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Can You Help Me Find Specific Spinlock Handles?

I'm just starting out with weight lifting, and I don't have a lot of money (<$1000 total) or space, so I'm looking for a pair of spinlock handles that I'll get some cheap pancake plates for + a bench and pullup bar as basically my whole setup, but I'm having a hard time finding handles with the...

Yeahway‎, 03-07-2023 09:49 PM
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Pendulum Squat Machine

After watching a John Meadows video on the Pendulum Squat, I went Googling for one that wouldn't require I take out a second mortgage and came across this one: I e-mailed the people at Revalue Fitness about the machine and...

WWE-TicK‎, 07-29-2020 05:54 AM
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