Pairing Marcy Power Cages and Weight Benches

Marcy Cage System SM-3551

Power cages look simple, but power cages are versatile and efficient for strength training. Power cages only have a couple of consistent features: a pull up bar and the ability to do squats. Marcy cages have an additional unique feature, they include a pulley system. The pulley system and weight storage capabilities on the Marcy [...]

Olympic Barbell vs. Standard: What are the differences ?

Olympic Barbell vs. Standard (1)

When starting a fitness routine, it’s common to have questions about the equipment and how to use it. A common question that comes up is what is the difference between Olympic Bars and Standard Bars? Both bars are a type of barbell, which is a long, straight metal bar you can add weight to in [...]

What Is the Perfect Curl Bar Weight for You?

You are ready to get the upper body you’ve always wanted. Maybe you just want to send those “bat wings” flapping away or you dream of sculpted biceps and pecs. Where to get started? A great option is to pick up a curl bar and get to work. If you are new to fitness or [...]

The Best Power Tower Workout

A power tower provides an excellent workout. Power Tower Workouts hit many of the major muscle groups using your body weight. Body weight training movements are key to keeping up an active and healthy lifestyle throughout your life. Despite its simple design, a power tower is your ticket to a multi-movement workout that specializes in [...]

Five Reasons a Recumbent Exercise Bike is your Perfect Bike

You want to torch calories, sculpt your lower body, and invest in an exercise machine that you’ll actually enjoy using. Have you considered a recumbent exercise bike? A recumbent bike is different from a traditional upright exercise bike in several important ways. The most notable difference between an upright and recumbent bike is the position [...]

How to Create a Home Gym for 9-5ers

hot to create the perfect home gym

Many people daydream about building a home gym in their house but never do it because they anticipate that it is a hugely expensive and difficult project. But that is actually not necessarily true! The fitness industry has become huge in recent years, and there are so many different options, beyond the latest trend, infomercial-style [...]