I have spent 15 years in the sport of powerlifting, and hundreds of hours researching and testing the best products on the market.
On this page, you’ll find my battle-tested reviews and recommendations.
My goal is to give you an informed take on what’s useful, what’s going to help your training and avoid anything that may be overhyped.
These are the product and gear that I’ve used myself. In doing these reviews, I’ve also consulted with top experts in powerlifting to figure out what really matters when it comes to quality and performance.
In addition to a sturdy squat rack and a high-quality barbell, a solid bench is a necessity in any home gym. I’ve been using the
Box jumps are a staple in many CrossFit, conditioning, and functional training workouts, but the fear of missing a jump and bruising or scraping the
Whether you’re lifting weights, doing cardio, or doing HIIT or CrossFit workouts, a gym clock can help you keep track of your time. I’ve tested
If you’re a competitive weightlifter, finding a good barbell to train with is important because the snatch and clean and jerk require a weightlifting-specific. One
A barbell is one of the most important purchases you can make when you’re building a home gym. When I started working out at home,
SBD and Titan are two widely-recognized brands in powerlifting that sell a variety of powerlifting gear, including singlets. SBD only has one model of singlet
If you’re looking to buy a new pair of knee sleeves or you’re buying knee sleeves for the first time, you’ve likely come across SBD
While dropping dumbbells is never ideal, there are certain times where you can’t just set them down gently. For example, if you just performed a
Even though I’ve done BFR training before, I still get nervous whenever I have to put the bands on because I’m afraid that I’m going
Lifting belts are meant to help you maintain pressure around your core, but the key is to get just the right level of tightness. So,
If you’re like me and you train at home, you can use as much chalk as you want because you’re the only one using your
With so many differing opinions on whether to use chalk or straps, it can be difficult to make a decision on which is better. It’s
If you’re building a home gym, you may be wondering what kind of plates you should buy. The most common types of plates you’ll find
There are many bench press bars available on the market but what are their use cases and will they actually improve your bench press performance?