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December 5, 2017

Best Adjustable Weight Benches

First thing you’ll notice here is that I don’t recommend old-school benches with support arms to hold a barbell for bench pressing. For one, if you’re using this at home, you may not have a spotter and shouldn’t use a barbell. You can bench press with dumbbells for a similar — some say better — […]

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December 5, 2017

Sheik Weight Lifting Gloves

Sheik weight lifting gloves are the best available. Thanks in part to their unique ‘finned’ finger design for easy on and off. These weight lifting gloves are comfortable and durable. I’ve been lifting for more than 50 years now. In the early days, I didn’t wear gloves. I’m not sure they were even around yet. […]

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Best Protein Build Muscle

Best protein build muscle

Whey is the best protein to build muscle. That’s a fairly universal point-of-view. But you need to use caution when looking for a specific brand. Muscle building supplements are a huge business that is largely unregulated by the government. Many supplements are snake oil scams and not worth your money. Some are downright dangerous. Let’s […]

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January 30, 2017

Review: Best Home Leg Press

Powertec Leg sled

The Best Home Leg Press — Powertec (P-LP16) I’m a big fan of Powrtec equipment. I own a Powertec Multi-Gym system and a Powertec Leg Press (pictured to the right). Both are absolutely outstanding pieces of equipment for the person who works out at home — and sometimes alone. Safe, sturdy and flawlessly smooth operation […]

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Build a simple home gym

bands squat

Build a simple home gym without tools and get great workouts without breaking the bank. Using a small bench, dumbbells and resistance bands, you can get a great full body workout at home. I workout at home and have built up quite a nice gym over the past decades. I’ve got Precor cardio machines, a […]

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