Best Bumper Plates

Best Bumper Plates

Bumper plates have their detractors, but I am most definitely not one of them. I really enjoy using bumper plates – I get a lot of quality training from them. I often use them in standard heavy compound movements like squats and rows (never the bench press – that’s...
Best Squat Racks

Best Squat Racks

If you want to get strong and elicit hypertrophy (muscle growth) then there is a very good chance that you would benefit from owning and using a squat rack of some kind. Squat racks allow you to rack a barbell – placing it across the front or back of your shoulders,...
Best Folding Treadmills

Best Folding Treadmills

Going out for a run can be a good, handy way to get your cardio in. It will bring your heart rate up, work your leg muscles and elicit many of the positive hormonal responses associated with exercise. However, it isn’t always the most pleasant, nor the most practical....
Best Free Standing Pull Up Bars

Best Free Standing Pull Up Bars

It’s common enough to find either wall-mounted or doorway pull up bars in people’s homes. There’s a good reason for this – pull ups are just about the best exercise going for building upper body strength and size, specifically through the latissimus dorsi, abdominals,...
Best Spin Bikes

Best Spin Bikes

Most commercial gyms run spin classes and in most spin bikes are one of the most commonly used pieces of equipment. Global phenomena like Soul Cycle, Peloton and Tabata have been built in part around them. If you ever see a room full of people peddling furiously in a...