Realize Your Potential at Al’s House of Shred

Welcome to the House of Shred Al’s House of Shred, a basement gym in upstate New York run by former powerlifter, Alberto @boricuabarbell Velasquez and his wife Danni. We talked about the pros of group training in your garage and this is the perfect example! I’m so grateful to Al because he was the first garage […]

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marcbewegtschwereszeug= Marc Moves Heavy Stuff

marcbewegtschwereszeug Marc Wittrowski is a strongman who I discovered on Instagram while he was playing amateur American football in his native Germany. He’s got a ton of cool pictures and video of himself lifting and carrying heavy loads in a backyard in Germany. A year later, with one strongman competition under his belt, Marc is fully […]

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Garagegym107 Owner Michelle Simpson

Garagegym107 Garagegym107 founder Michelle Simpson was the third home based athlete to share her Iron Journey with us and the first garage gym business owner.  She wears a lot of hats: Wife, Mom, Nana, Sister, Weightlifter, CrossFitter and blogger. She lives by the motto, “You’re never too old to reach for amazing” and she’s proving it.  A […]

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Marisol Inda wearing Garage Gym Life tshirt

@advenracerchick is IndaHouse!

@advenracerchick is Inda House! Marisol Inda is a true Renaissance woman. She’s a career teaching professional, a competitive endurance sports athlete and a full time parent! With all of that you might wonder when she gets time to train!  As you’re about to find out, she’s able to juggle her work/life and fitness goals because of her […]

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Get To Know Nigerian bodybuilder Azekhumhe Omoh

Who is Azekhumhe Omoh? Azekhumhe Omoh was the first home based athlete to be profiled on Since our conversation, he’s gone on to bigger and better things, but has never lost sight of his hardcore, backyard gym roots! Find out his story in our original interview. Azekhumhe, thank you for taking the time to […]

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AnnieLori Thompson: Strong to the Finish

Who is AnnieLori Thompson? AnnieLori Thompson is one of only two athletes I know of who combine strength sports with ultra long distance running. Annie Lori (yes, she’s so strong that her mom gave her two names!) is an ultra-marathoner, powerlifter and strongwoman competitor! That is an awesome combination that made me want to know […]

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