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American Barbell T-Grip Shorty Bar Review - Title Picture

American Barbell T-Grip Shorty Bar Review

Full review of the T-Grip Shorty Bar from American Barbell

Fringe Sport Hybrid Bar Review - Featured Picture

Fringe Sport Hybrid Bar Review

The Hybrid Bar is a great all-around barbell that could easily take the place of multiple higher priced barbells. Unless you’re a high level athlete, this bar could very likely be the only one you need. Seriously.

Rogue Hi Temp Bumper Plates Review - Featured Picture

Rogue Hi Temp Bumper Plates Review

Rogue Fitness Hi Temp bumper plates can be used and abused in the most demanding home fitness settings and will likely outlast your will to use them.

Christians Fitness Factory Keystone Bar Review - Featured Picture

CFF Keystone Bar Review

The CFF Keystone barbell offers Olympic lifting features and performance normally found at a much higher price point. The spin is incredible, the whip is great, and the soft knurl makes this bar easy on the hands for high-rep sessions.

How to Hang Gymnastic Rings - Title and Featured Pic

How to Hang Gymnastic Rings

A while back I went through a bodyweight training phase and during that time I decided to buy a pair of gymnastic rings. I initially hung the rings from a doorway-mounted pull up bar but wasn’t satisfied with that setup because it didn’t offer enough height. I decided to mount the rings from my ceiling instead, using some wood and hardware from Home Depot.

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Vulcan Bumper Plates Review - Title and Featured Pic

Vulcan Black Bumper Plates Review

As any long term Fitness Test Lab reader knows, I train regularly with kettlebells and I like them a lot. However, for reasons I’ve covered separately I’ve decided to add barbell training to the mix to keep things interesting.  My home gym has been upgraded with the addition of a set of Vulcan Strength black bumper plates, a Vulcan Strength Absolute Powerlifting bar, and a pair of squat stands. What follows is a review of the Vulcan black bumper plates. Read More…

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