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Strong and Bendy; A Thug Gets Mindful

Mindfulness and yoga go together but thug? Marisol Swords is a homeschooling yogi who balances that with a love of lifting heavy iron! Granted mobility work is fairly popular among lifters but it’s still rare to find someone as passionate about yoga as they are about weights.  I learned a lot from this garage athlete who walks effortlessly […]

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Recovery By Rich Dlin

Recovery. Recovery can mean so many things. For gym rats, it’s what we do after a workout. A time when the damage we did with the weights heals, muscles adapting to this latest stress we’ve put to them, so that next time … next time they will be ready. They get stronger. They get more […]

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marcbewegtschwereszeug= Marc Moves Heavy Stuff

marcbewegtschwereszeug Marc Wittrowski is a strongman who I discovered last year 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 […]

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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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@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 garagegymlife.net. 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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Bobby Allen: Husband, Father, Bodybuilder

Bobby Allen is a husband and father with a full time job. He’s also a competing bodybuilder, building a stage ready physique with daily garage gym sessions.  I caught up with him to find out how steel eaters train! Bobby how long have you been working out? I have been working out since I was […]

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Alvin AVR Remoroza Keeps It Savage

Alvin Remoroza is one of the most determined young garage gym athletes whose story I’ve had the pleasure of learning this year! Despite being born with fingers not fully developed on one hand, Alvin has found his why and there’s no turning back! Find out how he stays consistent, his favorite place to find deals […]

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Race from Zero to Fitness with Pete Armas, Jr.

Race Junkie Race junkie Pete Armas Jr. wasn’t always the picture of health.  Like his Instagram name suggests, Pete has gone from zero to fitness doing race after race on a fitness journey that started in 2012 when he was struck by a drunk driver while crossing the street. Pete, thanks for the opportunity to find out […]

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