Buying Guides

1-10kg rubber hex dumbbell set

This article is about the things to consider when buying a dumbbell stand. Most of our rubber hex dumbbell sets already come with a rack, but not everyone purchases all their dumbbells in one go. Instead we find a lot of people pick up a couple of pairs to begin with, then buy more as they get […]

ATX-LSW-850 Big Wesley Vissers doing a lat pulldown on a Trinity Tower

A lat pulldown machine is an age old piece of gym equipment – traditional lat pulldowns were popular because they mimicked the movement of a pullup. You could use less weight and go for more reps if you weren’t great at pullups (like me). There are also countless lat pulldown variations you can perform on your lat […]

ATX-HRX-750 Half Rack with lat pulldown

If you’re starting a home gym from scratch, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of choice you have. Especially which piece of equipment should be the centerpiece of your new gym. For the free weight training enthusiast the half rack vs full rack question is an example of such a decision. For most […]

ATX-V-50-600 IPF Star Calibrated Olympic Collars

In a perfect world, when we’d all be moving the bar up and down in a straight line. But the world is far from perfect and so is your form! That’s why bar collars are so useful: they stop the plates from moving side so side when you’re lifting. There are many types, so which […]

Hex trap bars are an odd looking piece of equipment if you’ve never seen one before. They’re designed to have your centre of mass inside the bar when doing deadlifts, which keeps your back in a more upright position thereby decreasing stress and likelihood of injury. Determining which is the best trap bar for you […]

The humble Tricep Rope is a staple in gyms. From a commercial facility or a humble home gym. They are relatively inexpensive and great for training triceps. This tricep rope guide will help you choose the right rope for your training. Tricep ropes were a mainstay in our gym packages. If there was gym equipment […]

Gym equipment can be confusing. We see it all the time. A customer comes into the shop or starts browsing online, looking for something they believe is a relatively simple choice, like a bench press. Then they are confronted with several choices. This Bench Press Buyers Guide will help you understand the terminology and features. […]

Jammer Arms for power cages and squat racks have been a relatively recent phenomenon to hit the gym equipment market. Not only do they look impressive, they actually add loads of functionality to your workout. A set of Jammer Arms will turn your humble power rack into any number of your favorite lever arm machine. […]

The covid pandemic managed to convert more people to home training virtually overnight than anyone thought possible. Imagine a large portion of gym-goers all trying to buy gym equipment all at once. This sent demand through the roof – and sadly, prices too. When the prices went up people thought they could make a killing. […]

A Power Rack is one of the best investments that you can make in any gym environment. They allow you to do loads of exercises safely. Most importantly, some of those exercises like bench press and squats, are considered the most effective in terms of building strength and muscle mass. In a home gym, or […]

German engineers seem to sacrifice their precious sleep and weekends to offer the best power racks in the world for the price. Just recently they have released 10 new Power Cages. Add an ever-growing list of various accessories to the mix and you have got yourself into something called choice overload. Knowing this information will […]

Do not be fooled, the simple chin-up bar can outperform some very expensive and complicated back machines. If done in the correct form, pull-ups can be the best exercise you could do to have a well-developed back. It activates a ton of different muscle groups and even allows you to target a specific area based on the grips […]

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