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Strength Training Equipment Guide

When it comes to strength training at home there are dozens of options.  We have compiled some of the best here, from full home gyms, to smaller and more affordable equipment to get you started whatever your budget.

Home Gyms:

With systems from Bowflex and Golds there are two options for a full home gym, either stacks of weights, or the Bowflex Power Bar system.  Both work really well, Bowflex have built a huge business on the back of their PowerBars.  Other systems use more traditional stacks of weights.  They are simple to use and understand, but they are more heavy and if you live in an upstairs apartment and want to be quiet might be a better choice. Bowflex Equipemnt Reviews

Adjustable Dumbbell Reviews

When it comes to starting out there is nothing that can beat a pair of dumbbells.  With a good set of adjustable dumbbells and a little imagination then you can workout virtually every muscle in the body. There are again two options with adjustable dumbbells, the square or the round versions.  Both work just as well, and have their backers. The most popular brand is Bowflex, with their 552 SelectTech model. however for quality, performance and ease of use we would recommend the PowerBlock Elite 90. Adjustable Dumbbell Reviews

Bayou Fitness Pair of Adjustable 50 lb Dumbbells (Total Weight 100 lbs.)

Pair of Bayou Fitness 50 lb. Adjustable Dumbbells BF-0250 Sculpt, build and enhance your body with Bayou’s newly designed 50 lb. adjustable dumbbells. Bayou’s Adjustable Dumbbells is ideal for shaping your arms, chest, shoulders, back, abs and legs. Perform everything from bicep curls and shoulder presses to lunges and squats and much more. Bayou’s adjustable dumbbell eliminates the need for …

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Top 5 Abs Exercises

For a flat, toned stomach, try these top 5 abdominal exercises. The best part – no equipment needed!  These abdominal exercises are ideal for you to try in the privacy of your own home, and are a great addition to a cardio workout performed on home exercise equipment such as exercise bikes, treadmills and elliptical trainers (cross trainers). These exercises will work all the muscles …

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Best Value Home Gym Bench: XMark Fitness 11-Gauge Flat Bench Review

Working out with dumbbells can definitely be more rewarding when you use the right weight bench.  In this review we take a look at the X-Mark Fitness Flat Bench. If you’re looking for a great exercise bench that will help you with your weight training, you’ll find an extensive assortment of weight benches from basic designs to multi-purpose models that can …

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