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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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d2mini's "Home Gym in a Shed" Build

It's time for this newbie to get serious! I searched the great wide interwebs and couldn't find too many shed-based home gyms. So I figured this would be good to document! I'm starting this thread at the very beginning in hopes that all you years and years of experience will help me get set up...

d2mini‎, 12-13-2017 09:56 AM
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Lightbulb New Westside Reverse Hyper (Folding)

Not sure if I've seen anyone talk about this, but looks very interesting, especially for all of us working out at home and have limited space. Probably beats the "DIY rack attachments" for most of us. I can't imagine how stable that thing is at being only ~85lbs, want to see it in use! As...

bobcat255‎, Yesterday 07:58 PM
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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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Gym wall storage accessorie ideas

Guys , I’m debating to use some kind of slot wall in order to hang my bars and odds and ends . I seen this pic and was quite intrigued. The closest thing I can find in Canada is made by Husky , at Home Depot . I think it’s simular to this . I’m not sure about the product pictured above ,...

MajorTendonitis‎, 01-01-2018 03:21 PM
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Ironmaster Dumbbell Sale til 1/31/18

Quick-Lock Dumbbell Sale! Order the Quick-Lock Adjustable Dumbbell System 75 lb set with Stand for just $499 delivered and save $90.00! (Normally $589.00) No coupon code is needed for this sale. Price already reduced. Valid 1/19/18-1/31/18 Hurry, this offer is for a limited time only and...

dskoo65‎, 01-19-2018 05:44 PM
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Question BF Rack buy/Decision ( RM-6 vs Sorinex XL 6 Post rack)

Alright, This is my first thread that I have started . Until I spoke to Sorinex CS ,I was set on RM -6 . But after speaking to Sorinex and given their 10% of sale now I need to decided between RM -6 and Sorinex XL ( 6 post) racks. Based on accessories, I want cost wise both are very close...

vhd16‎, 11-24-2017 07:02 AM
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Opinions on Rep Free Standing Landmine?

Ten pages of google search results later I have concluded that no one has ever reviewed this piece of equipment. Well, also possible no one has ever bought one I guess.... I know I can use a corner and a towel but pass. I'd get a rack attached one but the dimensions of available space would make...

Za78‎, 01-17-2018 05:13 PM
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7' long fat bar 2" Axle on ebay

I was hunting around on eBay and found these bars, some of you guys might find a use for it so I figured I'd pass it on https://www.ebay.com/itm/7-LONG-FAT-BAR-FOR-WEIGHT-LIFTING/322897627468?

ampire‎, 11-28-2017 02:10 PM
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'Look What I Bought Today!' - Part Deux

LWIBT Part I has been locked, http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=147291533&page=1, so I'm starting Part 2.

AttyGuy‎, 02-21-2017 11:30 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 03:27 PM
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Safety Squat Bar Selection

Wife is currently winning her battle with breast cancer. She has an under-the-skin chemo port implanted in her lower front shoulder. Her medication has a side effect of bone loss and her doctor has recommended adding a weight lifting component to her treatment. She can bench and deadlift in...

homeroid‎, 01-19-2018 07:22 PM
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Rep Stainless Steel Gladiator Bar

Looks like Rep just did a stealth release on this one: https://www.repfitness.com/bars-plates/olympic-bars/20kg-men-s-bars/rep-stainless-steel-gladiator-olympic-barbell 28mm, 20kg, Stainless steel shaft & sleeves, medium depth knurl, 5 needle bearings per sleeve, dual knurl markings, no...

thejosef‎, 01-19-2018 09:01 PM
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Monolift attachment - Canada

I am looking for a monolift attachment for my Crossbox rack Any option other than Rogue Canada for Canadian lifter?

redviking‎, 01-14-2018 04:41 PM
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Restored weights and bench! WHAT A BEAUTY!

okay you guys so im new to the forums and i decided to join since im about to start my home gym and thought i can get ideas from you guys and advice on future things i bought some used plates and a used bench from a gm that closed out and wanted to get your guy's opinion. weights were decent...

loso415‎, 01-09-2018 10:33 AM
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What Happened to the APT Pro Wrist Straps Site?

It has been about a year since I ordered but I have one of his life time discounts. For awhile now when visiting https://www.prowriststraps.com, this shows up: Hopefully he is still around...been dealing there for many years.

Biggerfoot‎, 12-05-2016 08:19 AM
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BWTG slim angled swiss bar

http://blackwidowtg.com/Slim_Angled_Swiss_Bar_p/bar-slimangledswiss.htm Is it slim enough to do overhead movements comfortably? I would also be using it for bench press and rows. I am open to any other options or suggestions. Budget under $300

zGwild‎, 01-19-2018 08:58 AM
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13 gauge rack capacity? (Let’s be honest I’m fishing for a reason to buy gear!)

My trusty rack is a 25 year old parabody. It’s 13 gauge, 2x2. It has served me well over the years. It’s a non bolt down, and designed almost perfect. Hole spacing is 2-1/2”, nice thick 1” saber safety’s. I was wondering what the weight,capacity of this rack would be? I also made the mistake...

bean438‎, 01-17-2018 02:08 PM
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Shoulderok...V3 vs Tactical?

Ive decided to get one of these. The V3 looks more than sufficient as I would not have the need for portability. One thing about the Tactical that im wondering is if there may be many more uses just for the short section when broken down. There is already knurling on the "top" of the short...

kllrbee‎, 01-12-2018 07:41 PM
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Genesis Deadlift Jack

Has anyone seen this? https://www.genesisjack.com/shop/preorder TShXyY6ZtdU Curious what you guys think of the design. I have a normal deadlift jack. I prefer that design to this design, but there's a lot of pros to this one & it's less than a 1/4 of the price of the Rogue HD Bar Jack....

Synthetickiller‎, 12-23-2017 04:17 PM
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2017 Black Friday/November/December Haul Thread

What do you guys plan on buying this season? Bonus: If you guys don't mind, it would be really cool to post prices in this thread for next year or for sales in 2018 to see if we are actually getting good deals. No pressure as some people don't want to mention how much money they spend, but I...

Synthetickiller‎, 11-01-2017 07:54 AM
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Sleeves not turning, bolts seized on Barbell

Hey guys, I bought 2x 45lb 7' black oxide barbells for $20 total, knowing that the sleeves did not spin. I was hoping for a quick clean or potentially a bushing / bearing swap but I cannot get the hex bolt off. 1 of the 4 sleeves turn extremely slowly if I try and loosen the bolt with my...

dagdafitness‎, 01-17-2018 02:25 PM
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REP, Rogue or Ivanko?

I'm in the market to get some new plates and have only personally used Ivanko Revolvers. I have zero experience with the Rep Hex or Rogue 6-Shooter plates. I have 2 Revolver 45s and dig them. The Rogue and Rep plates look damn cool as well. The Revolvers can be had for $2/lb semi local, no...

Bignick31985‎, 01-18-2018 05:16 AM
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CAP+ 7 Position Utility Bench (REVIEW)

Having owned the Legend 3103 previously I felt it was my sacred duty as an ‘Equipment Crew’ member to deliver this unbiased, and uncompensated, head-to-head comparison between the CAP+ 7 Position Utility bench and the Legend Three-Way Utility bench. The Legend 3103 is highly regarded here as one...

urbanlifter‎, 12-03-2017 04:00 PM
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REP FB-5000 Quick Review/Titan Hefty Pad REP Fat Pad Comparison

Received my REP FB-5000 Competition Bench on Thursday night, put it together yesterday and did a quick workout with it. As a back story to all this, I have had my eye on this bench for some time. REP for the most part listens to people here who actually lift and takes their advice to make a really...

MGM711‎, 01-13-2018 07:08 PM
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Deficit platforms

I'm basically about to have shoulder surgery and I want to maintain my legs, so I'm thinking about doing landmine belt squats until I can support the bar on my back again, but full ROM isnt gonna happen without an elevated platform. I was gonna get two plyoboxes and squat the weight between...

StillbornSoul‎, 01-17-2018 06:42 PM
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