Sam's Fitness News

This is where we keep you updated on whats been happening at Sam's Fitness. We are not Australia's biggest supplier of gym equipment - you have to sell cheap rubbish to achieve that. Sam's Fitness specialise in quality gym equipment for home gyms, personal trainers, sporting clubs and gyms that are after quality weight training equipment at an affordable price.

Gym Equipment has More Bacteria than a TOILET SEAT!
If this doesn't convince you to set up a home gym, then nothing will! A recent study by Fit Rated revealed some pretty interesting findings...Gym equipment like free weights - dumbbells and barbells - has up to 362 time more bacteria than a toilet seat! Which to me, is really no surprise, when you s..
Our gym equipment warehouse and showroom is located in Banksmeadow, Sydney (10 mins from the airport at Mascot). Understandably we get a lot of inquiries from interstate customers wanting to check out our gym equipment before they purchase.I would love to have a showroom in more capital cities. I ha..
Power Maxx Premium or Elite Bumper Plates
Premium bumper plates are a dime a dozen these days. There are some fitness equipment retailers that sell some pretty crappy gym equipment who offer "premium" or "elite" bumper plates. They often have flash brand names printed all over them backed up with some pretty wild claims. But how do you know..
Rubber Hex Dumbbell Stands
We have rubber hex dumbbell stands available to sort out your dumbell collection. A vertical rubber hex dumbbell stand is the perfect way to organise your dumbbells without eating into valuable gym footprint.But if you have a custom set of dumbbells, and you are not certain they will fit on a partic..
Powertec vs Megatec Review
Powertec or Megatec - which way should you go? What is better Megatec or Powertec? This is the question on everyone's lips! Now let me give you a bit of background on why we have these two very similar lines of gym equipment on our website.  Megatec is the result of a falling out betw..
The new Powertec Lat Machine P-LM13 is back in the Powertec line up after a short hiatus. The previous P-LM and P-LM10 were both solid pieces of gym equipment - they could handle well over 130+ kilos and still run super smooth. However the main criticism with the machine was that the range of mot..
Busting the Powertec Bench Wobble Myth
Over the years I have read several times on forums about the wobble associated with the Powertec benches. We even started to get customers coming and raising the issue when checking the bench out. So I have decided to do a video that addresses the issue and shows you how to "tune" your Powertec gym..
Setting up a home gym can be stressful. Especially if you are buying gym equipment online. You have to fork out a lot of money upfront, often without seeing the equipment first hand. Then you are at the mercy of the courier companies waiting for your delivery to arrive. Plus then there is the dra..
10 Weight Training Tips 1. Use a weight you can control with good form. 2. Never more than two days in a row without a break. 3. Never stretch a cold muscle 4. Workouts should last between 45-60 mins. 5. Large Muscle Groups Basic Trainers: 1 exercise per muscle group. No m..
We often get asked if Powertec and Ironmaster are classified as commercial gym equipment. Strictly speaking the answer is no. They have primarily been designed for the serious home weight training. Both Powertec and Ironmaster design their equipment to have multi functions and compact footprints ..
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