Prices good December 16-31, 2015, in—store only. If you’re local—or know someone who is—this one’s for you!
What do you get a Crossfitter for Christmas? That’s the question.
So, you’re looking at investing in a new piece of fitness equipment for your home. Going to the gym is great, but I’m sure we can all agree… time is valuable. Having a good piece of fitness equipment at home would be a convenience as well as a great investment in your health. Why buy used fitness equipment? Really, the question you should be asking is… Why not? Probably the most enticing reason to buy used is the cost savings. Used equipment can be just a fraction of the cost…read more
The 2015 Kettlebell Buying Guide With so many choices of brand, style, and finish, how do you decide? The kettlebell is not a new concept and the basic design is one that has been around since the 1700’s. So what really matters when it comes to picking the right kettlebell? The first thing you want to find out is what materials were used in the manufacturing process of the kettlebell. A lot of companies will use scrap iron to manufacture their kettlebells which is prone to defects such as cracking….read more
We covered general barbell maintenance in our last article. Now that you know general care and maintenance of your barbells we’ll delve into more thorough cleaning of your Olympic barbell sleeves. The ‘sleeves’ on a barbell are the rotating ends where your plates are added to the bar. A newer bar shouldn’t require such close cleaning and care for your sleeves; this will be for your older, well used barbells. Your barbell sleeves are likely held on by one of two methods- snap rings or a pin and end cap….read more