Recommended Equipment

For the last two decades I’ve been buying gym equipment for 10,000 square foot college weight rooms and my garage gym. I’ve compiled all my favorite pieces of equipment here, including exactly what I use every day in my own gym.

Best Squat Rack For Home Gym

Best Squat Racks

My picks for the 10 Best Squat Racks for a Home Gym

Best Lifting Straps

Best Lifting Straps

I bought and tested 7 different pairs of lifting straps to find my favorite.

Adidas Adipower Weightlifting II Review

Adidas Adipower II

See why the Adidas Adipower II is my weightlifting shoe of choice.

Best Bumper Plates for a Garage Gym

Best Bumper Plates

My picks for the best bumper plates for a garage gym for every budget.


Titan Wall-Mounted Pull-Up Bar

Before I upgraded my squat rack, I did hundreds of pull-ups on this bar. Find out why I loved it.

Best Flooring For a Garage Gym

Best Garage Gym Flooring

My recommendation for Garage Gym Flooring (which is also what I currently have in mine)

Best Bluetooth Speaker for a Garage Gym

Best Bluetooth Speaker

I did a ridiculous amount of research of Bluetooth speakers. Here are all of my notes and which one I picked.

Adidas Powerlift 4 Review

Adidas Powerlift 4

The Adidas Powerlift 4 is a lifting shoe with a slightly lower heel. It’s a great shoe for the price.

Titan Black Elite Bumper Plates Review

Titan Elite Black Bumper Review

How Titan’s Elite Black Bumpers have held up after months of use and how they compare to more expensive plates.

Titan T-3 Power Rack Review

Titan T-3 Power Rack Review

I’ve been lifting with my Titan T-3 Power Rack for over a year. Here’s my review.

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