UBALL Review

What On Earth is a UBALL? Background The above video gives the UBALL sales pitch but I found out about the product through Instagram and after contacting the inventor, Julian Sardinas to do a Garage Gym Athlete profile, I agreed to do an unbiased review. Full disclosure, I paid for my UBALL out of pocket and […]

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Play It Again Sports Owner Talks Used Weights

Play It Again Sports is the recognized name in the used equipment resale market. We usually think of it in terms of getting rid of our kid’s soccer cleats now that Pokémon Go has destroyed all of their interest in team sports. But way before Craigslist became the favorite online retailer for frugal garage gym owners, Play […]

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Don’t Waste Your Money On Bowflex Dumbbells

Disclaimer: I Love Modern Inventions The modern world is great. I’m not one of the people who wish for the good old days, after eight years in the Marine Corps, and more field ops than I care to remember, I’m in love with indoor plumbing and soft toilet paper.  But just as necessity is the […]

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Black Widow Training Gear Strongman Pipe Collars

Garage athletes are often gear addicts. The money we save in gym memberships and drive time often gets sunk into this or that gadget either because they’re on sale or because we think it will save time/increase safety/improve performance/save money.  As my daddy once loves to say, “You can go broke saving money”.   Today’s […]

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Garage Gear Guide: What Should I Spend My Paycheck On?

Garage athletes are often gear addicts. The money we save in gym memberships and drive often gets sunk into this or that gadget either because they’re on sale or because we think it will save time/increase safety/improve performance/save money.  As my daddy once loves to say, “You can go broke saving money”.  Today we’re passing […]

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Beef up your DVD Collection

Let’s Talk About Your DVD Collection If you’re a serious lifter, DVDs are probably the last thing on your mind for a garage gym. You don’t go to the garage to watch television! Besides, we live in an age of apps. What do you need DVDs for? Hold On, I’ll Tell You So you read Buy […]

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Stall Mats: A Need Not A Want

Let’s talk stall mats Horse stall mats are designed for exactly what you’d think. To cushion the floor of horse stalls for horses. As such, they have to be durable enough for a thousand pound animal to stand and move around. But what’s that go to do with you? I’m assuming that you’ve read Buy What […]

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Buy What You Need, Not What’s On Sale

On Sale Doesn’t Mean Go Crazy But it’s on sale! Okay, I get it. You own a home gym and you want to outfit it with all of the cool stuff you see on Instagram and YouTube. (note: If you’re not already convinced that the garage gym life is for you, check out why it’s […]

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