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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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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 07:36 AM
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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 02:56 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 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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3/4” Pin Rack Mount for 1” hole Rack? Wobble Concern or OK?

Stray dog equipment was highly recommended here in other threads but my hesitance is they use 3/4” pins claiming compatibility with both 3/4” hole and 1” hole racks. Personally I’ve never heard of a 3/4” hole rack, I guess they must be commercial or something stray dog themselves makes. My...

hglip‎, Today 10:14 AM
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Need some advice in shopping for resistance bands. Help!

I don't know much about resistance bands. Now that I'm working out at home I'd like to incorporate them into my workouts. Can you guys tell me what are some quality brands to go with? Also, what weight minimum should I go with for trying to add on a decent amount of muscle? I've seen some...

Wendal‎, Today 02:02 PM
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Powertec Leverage Workbench

Hey guys, what do you think about the workbench multipress from powertec? I was hoping I could use to bench press due having a torn labrum and struggling to use a barbell. https://www.powertec.com/workbench-multipress

m0nst3rb1c3ps‎, Today 07:04 AM
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New Edge Fitness Belt squat

Finally got the rest of my order in today for the Edge Fitness belt squat. Packaging was good- everything wrapped in peanuts and each individual piece wrapped in plastic wrap. Fedex managed not to destroy the boxes either which was great. Each piece is numbered and the hardware is already...

grumpytude‎, Yesterday 09:38 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 07:30 PM
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A must-do upgrade for my fellow spinlock dumbbell users

I've been using spinlocks for almost a year now. I planned to upgrade to Ironmasters, but now I'm stuck with everyone else waiting who knows how long for supply to return. In the meantime, I wanted to make my spinlocks better, particularly for bench & shoulder pressing. Getting the weights...

VTLifts‎, 08-27-2020 06:51 AM
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Portable Deadlift Platform?

I am finally starting to deadlift with a reasonable amount of weight again after a long nagging injury and so the idea for a deadlift platform seems to be a smart choice to protect my garage floors. Currently I just have stall mats everywhere but I use steel plates so I would like to have a bit...

ncsuLuke‎, Yesterday 01:10 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 08:28 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 10:30 AM
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Body-Solid GLGS100 Leverage System Review

I received my Body-Solid GLGS100 to pick up at the fitness equipment store last Thursday (it was expected to be re-stocked sometime in July due to the pandemic) but luckily they had some in stock and delivered it in a timely manner upon the purchase date which was excellent! I put it together on...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 05-17-2020 11:05 AM
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EZ Curl Bar Testimonial

I finally got around to using my EZ curl bar thanks to Bill Pearl's 21s triceps movement routine (7 reps of lying triceps extensions, 7 reps of skullcrushers and 7 reps of close grip bench press) which I did for 3 sets conservatively with lighter weight and let me just say that the EZ curl bar is...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 09-11-2020 10:57 AM
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Anyone order from Fitness Factory?

Did a quick search on this forum about them but nothing recent. Was browsing their site and I might buy some stuff from them. Just feeling a little iffy considering how "affordable" their shipping is and everything listed is about "average" price in this time. Just curious if anyone has purchased...

Barcode120x‎, 09-14-2020 12:33 PM
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Best curl bar cable attachment?

Eventually I want to get the Troy Supra Curl but not sure when it will be in stock anywhere. Leaning towards American Barbell: https://americanbarbell.com/products/revolving-solid-curl-bar USA made aluminum looks nice but not sure if the price premium is worth it for a curl bar. Plus, the...

radrd‎, 09-12-2020 08:47 AM
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Synergee Hex Bar

I haven't done one of these posts in a LONG time, so please bare with me. I'm in the process of rebuilding my home gym and picked up a few things. Figured I would share one of the items that came in today. Synergee Hex Bar, 25KG. Made in China. The bar is available in two versions. 25kg or...

GarageIron‎, 09-24-2020 06:29 PM
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Should I buy a treadmill Or a Elliptical for my apt??? (reduce, programs) Read more:

At home, I have an elliptical trainer. It suits me better than a treadmill and an exercise bike, because I work out my upper body, arms, stomach and legs, all at the same time. The equipment is quiet and hardly any/no vibration. However, I am living in a house so I can't comment on the noise...

robertaboone100‎, Yesterday 12:26 AM
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My own home gym evolution (part 2)

As all the pictures from my home gym old thread are not working anymore (https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=152623083), i will be posting here the important stages of evolution of my home gym of the past 7 years and the future upgrades i will do in the future. If you have any...

alexthaman‎, 08-02-2017 08:54 AM
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Versa grip?

Worth to buy these for $60? I have ironminds, but they are old and it sucks to use them in my power blocks.

dbzover9000‎, 09-21-2020 01:29 PM
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Vintage Iron Thread

Hi All, I read a post a few weeks ago in which SnowOne and DonForeman suggested a vintage iron thread to discuss/identify old plates. I wasn't part of that discussion, but I see that no one has created the thread, and I have a couple of plates that I could use some help identifying, so I figured...

rlundregan‎, 08-14-2012 03:19 PM
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Identify barbell that came with Ivanko OM weights

I haven’t really been here for years, but need help and didn’t know where else to go I just picked up from offer-up a really nice Ivanko OM set. It looks like it’s part of the 302lb set. So I assumed at the bar might be like OB-86 cheaper Ivanko bar it seems to be 30 mm but I’m not sure and...

chexmix78‎, 09-27-2020 12:28 PM
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Ivanko’ s packaging sucks!

I received my $1800CAD OBXS-20kg bar a couple of days ago! The bar was out of the tube and the blue/metal caps were at the bottom of the tube on the other end suggesting that the entire bar was taken out. The corners of the sleeves were dinged and scratched. My aluminium beater bars have less...

mathtcha‎, 09-25-2020 10:09 AM
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Suckers Offloading Covid Kit

As we all knew would happen, those suckers who paid way over the odds to get kit during lockdown are now trying to sell them for the ridiculous prices they paid. In some instances that equipment it's now back on sale online for the normal price. I've seen cheap benches and plastic weights being...

somersetpaul‎, 09-26-2020 01:00 AM
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Dynamic Fitness and Strength

Anyone ever deal with them? Looks like they have nice modular racks along the lines of Rogue and Sorinex. I wonder if this is the company that makes the racks for Rep Fitness? http://mydynamicfitness.com/modular-racks/ 800 Wisconsin Street Building #8 Suite 101 Eau Claire, WI 54703

keyboardworkout‎, 11-04-2013 11:19 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 05:38 AM
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Ironmaster coupon

10% discount on any size order with coupon code SUM10P2014 good from 7/4/14 through 7/12/14 http://www.home-gym-bodybuilding.com/Ironmaster-quick-lock-dumbbells

one.lifter‎, 07-03-2014 02:46 PM
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Football bar - rotating sleeves useful?

I'm quickly building a knockoff of the kadillac bar for myself, without the camber. Just the offset between handles and weight sleeves. Is there any point in making rotating sleeves for it? I've used plenty of swiss/football bars but never with an actual spinning sleeve and I'm wondering if I...

Mech6‎, 08-28-2020 07:42 PM
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