Fitness Equipment

Best Power Rack Home Gym

What is a Power Rack? When I started bodybuilding back in the early eighties, I thought a set of weights, an adjustable bench and maybe a pulley on the rafters for a makeshift lat machine was all I would need for a home gym. To a large extent, I was right. I made great progress as a beginner lifting weights with little more than those basic things. At that time, I did not even know what a power rack was…

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Farmers Walk Equipment for Farmers Carry Exercises

One of the most effective exercises for increasing overall strength with a huge focus on grip strength is the Farmers walk, or Farmers Carry. Here is a video of an extremely strong man performing a short walk with about 680 lbs. The benefits of the Farmers Carry include increasing overall strength, grip strength, core and much more. Here is a video of my buddy doing a Farmers Walk outside the Local Gym in Ocean City, NJ in June, 2018. The…

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Make your Own TRX Straps

TRX Straps are awesome, but they are expensive! They cost between $99.99 for the travel model, $149.99 for the basic kit and $229.99 for the Deluxe bundle. I believe they are well worth the money, but not everyone has that kind of cash on hand to spend on another type of workout gear. I am going to show you how I made my own TRX style suspension straps that I have been using for a couple years now. I will…

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