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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 11:30 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 03:27 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 09:33 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 09:51 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: Round 2: Round 3: 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. Before using a belt, learn to breathe Many people, unaware of detailed anatomical and physiological processes, breathe incorrectly when exercising....

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: 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: SPAM THREADS and POSTS


ironwill2008‎, 11-27-2017 03:56 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...

anonymous‎, 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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Which is a better choice

Hi all, I need some advice on home gyms. A little history first. I am 62, 6ft, and about 260 and my wife is 64, 4ft11, and around 115. I was in a bad motorcycle accident 10 years ago which resulted in a compound tib/fib break, nerve damage in the left knee, a herniated peronial muscle, a rod and...

Fat2Fitat61‎, Yesterday 06:22 PM
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Your 2023 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Workout Equipment Plans?

Got my first 2023 "Black Friday" advert Saturday: A "Black Friday Early Access" advert from Titan. Today Rep announced "Black Friday Starts NOW." So what are y'all going to be looking for as the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals get underway? For me it's this ... ... with a couple...

Michiganian‎, 11-01-2023 10:46 AM
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Question Leverage Conversion to Free Weight

Hello, I own a Powertec Multipress Leverage Workbench, and I've been wondering just how closely leverage translates to lifts using free weights. I asked a Powertec representative this question and was given the following formula: Leverage weight (L) minus 10% + 18 lbs (which is the weight...

Leverage‎, 07-30-2007 08:19 PM
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Belt Squats machine: Squatmax MD or Rogue Rhino?

I'm thinking about buying one of these due to an accumulation of upper body injuries that is making low bar squatting difficult and painful at this point. Anybody tried both of these units? I tried out the Squatmax MD and thought it was amazing. Had never belt squatted before. It felt very...

buddy0329‎, 10-16-2021 08:09 PM
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Question Powertec LEG PRESS ACCESSORY (WB-LPA13)

Has anyone used the newer LEG PRESS ACCESSORY (WB-LPA13)? What did you think? It looks much better than the previous model. I would attach a link or picture but I have not met the 50 post rule?

Gabriel51‎, 01-08-2013 06:50 PM
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How important is Leg Press/hack squat machine?

have a small home gym in my Garage. Basically have bench press setup, functional/cable machine, safety squat Bar & DB sets. I somehow feel Leg press machine is missing and can get a decent one under CAD $1200 in Canada if really needed. Please share your suggestions/views on how important it is...

sribond‎, 11-11-2023 10:30 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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Putting together my home gym. Would love to get feedback on my picks.

Been lifting for ~3 years. Currently running 5/3/1 (5s PRO SSL for leaders and FSL for anchors) but have run Fierce 5, GZCLP, and SS in the past. Sick of paying for a gym membership and just moved into my house so I finally got the space. Pulling together the basics for my home gym and hoping...

cshenanigans‎, 11-22-2023 06:36 PM
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Open trap bar question

Hey all, been a loooong time and it looks like the spam is back under control (Thanks mods): Wondering if anyone has experience with the Force USA open trap bar and/or the Giant Northland Trap bar. Both looks like they have taken concepts from others and I'm considering one (since I can get...

cwcmac‎, 10-23-2023 08:04 AM
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Can't tell if this would be useful or a waste of space Personally, I think the home gym market is getting way too gimmicky. It seems like a good concept, I like the ability to switch between a straight bar and a curl bar. The cost doesn't seem too crazy...

thedickus‎, 10-26-2023 07:36 AM
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Where can I buy triangular dumbbells ?

Where can I buy triangular dumbbells such as shown on the pictures ? does that still exist ?

JEROMESIMONNET‎, 02-19-2013 07:58 AM
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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 05:23 AM
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The Legendary Thread

With the arrival of my new rack, I wanted to start up a thread on Legend Fitness equipment, to talk about and share picture of our equipment. If this proves to be sufficiently popular, we'll start a Legend Fitness club. Above is the picture of my new rack, a Fat Bar Power Station, # 3171. I...

AttyGuy‎, 07-31-2014 07:59 PM
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Looking for complete home gym equipment/machine

I'm 41 years old. I was a hard-core gym goer for the majority of my life. I quit going around 37/38 and I just can't get myself back into it. I really want to get a home gym that I can just sit down on and workout almost like a Bowflex or some sort of cable machine. I'm afraid though that after...

bigjohn58‎, 11-12-2023 06:12 PM
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pyahhuoi‎, 11-19-2023 10:44 AM
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Buy fake passport online

Buy fake passport online  The process for applying for documents online can vary depending on the specific document you are looking for and the country you are in. However, we offer online services for documents like passport applications, driver's license renewals,...

suujjana‎, 11-19-2023 01:15 AM
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Clear coat grind design on workout equipment...

I was looking through a few color options on my Mutant Metals snap-back rollers whenthe build process starts up and came across a popular design in clear coat (chameleon grind) pictured here... I've heard that with clear coat the imperfections tend to appear more...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 11-13-2023 04:34 PM
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Barbell Shoulder Width for Wider Racks

Hi My power rack seems a little wider than most - just under 51". Given the standard shoulder width (gap between collars) on most bars seems to be 51.5", I have trouble with a normal bar dropping it back into the rack without the shoulders catching the rack. This might not sound like a big deal,...

Zakalwe666‎, 11-14-2023 11:32 AM
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Pondering A Vertical Leg Press Machine

As I noted in MajorTendonitis's If you could only own a leg press or a hack squat machine thread: Between that thread and looking down the road to the Fierce 5 Intermediate Upper/Lower programs: I may desire a leg press machine in the not-too-far-distant future. (And there I was thinking that...

Michiganian‎, 10-24-2023 08:23 AM
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Garage Gym Bench: Cybex 5435 vs Ironmaster Super Bench

What do you think would be better for a garage gym, Cybex or Ironmaster. Currently bench 245 so don't need anything crazy. I've pieced together a great little garage gym, but currently have two benches and would like to consolidate to one. I have a flat bench, which honestly I'll probably keep,...

ja2k‎, 04-21-2018 01:26 PM
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Broken Treadmill advice

Hi, looking some help please. I have a Pro Fitness T2000 treadmill bought from Argos. It's only 2 years old. Recently it's been acting up. After about 10 minutes into a fresh session it feels like the board under foot becomes bouncier, makes a loud noise and the underfoot belt seems to slip....

RJC1234‎, 10-06-2023 06:13 AM
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Exclamation I want make gripp of my hand very strong. Suggest me best hand gripper

I am to make my hand grip very tight. How is this possible?

raheelalam‎, 11-02-2023 03:10 AM
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Anybody With An Ironmaster Super Bench Pro Leg (Extension/Curl) Attachment: A Favor?

Anybody who has an Ironmaster Super Bench Pro Leg Extension/Curl Attachment, perhaps you could do me a favor? Could you measure the distance between the arrows in the image below? (The distance between the top of the attachment tube and the top of the top pads, parallel with the...

Michiganian‎, 11-03-2023 10:51 AM
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Korikahm's Prime knock off of the spreader bar and RO-T8 handles review

I received these from Amazon a couple of weeks ago for $122 I posted about how one of the RO-T8 handles broke the first time I tried it in the Look What I Bought Today thread. The return/replacement procedure was the usual seamless experience when Amazon is the shipper. I sent back the original...

thedickus‎, 11-03-2023 10:20 AM
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Treadmill for cheap?

Where can you find a treadmill for cheap online?

Julius Peppaz‎, 03-30-2004 06:53 PM
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