Home Gym Gear

From battle ropes to plyo boxes, we’ve never had so many great ways to train at home for strength, endurance, muscle size or just getting back into shape. In this section you’ll find buyer’s guides, tips and help on getting and staying in shape. There are tips for anyone short on space who would like to set up a home gym, as well as help for seniors looking to return to exercise and build muscle strength (spoiler alert: you’re never too old to hit the home gym!)

Gym Gear Reviews & Buyers' Guides

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Best UK Olympic Plates For a Home Gym

If you’ve never seriously spent time considering buying weights before, then understanding exactly what makes them different is hard to understand. After all, it’s just going to go on the end of a bar so

The Best Women's Olympic Barbells in 2021

The Best Women’s Olympic Barbells of 2022

In 2022, thanks to Crossfit, Instagram and other social media sites, and more exercise knowledge in general, more women are lifting heavy weights than ever. But this also means that more women are looking to

Cardio HIIT L6 Review

Proform Cardio HIIT (L6 & L14) Trainer Review

Here’s something quirky. Proform’s stepper-come-elliptical machine not only looks very different from most of the other gym gear we’ve seen but also targets a specific fitness niche; High-Intensity workouts. Welcome to our Proform HIIT trainer

Best Battle Ropes

Best Battle Ropes For Home Gyms

Welcome to our guide on the best battle ropes you can get in the UK in 2022. If you’re new to this kind of training, be sure to check out our buyer’s guide at the

Best Plyo Boxes

Jumping Fit – The Best Plyo Boxes in 2022

Plyometric boxes have found their way into just about every modern commercial gym. This relatively inexpensive bit of kit opens up a lot of training options for your body. In this guide, we’re looking at

NordicTrack Fusion CST review

NordicTrack Fusion CST review

Today I got the chance to check out an incredible and unusual fitness machine – the NordicTrack Fusion CST. If this is the first time you’re seeing this workout station, you’ll be forgiven for thinking

Garage Gym Flooring

Garage Gym Flooring: Get It Right First Time

When you’re setting up your home gym, there’s something that you probably haven’t considered, something that will massive impact on your workouts. The floor. Perfectly understandable. After all, who gets excited about buying gym flooring?

Concept 2 SkiErg Review

Review Summary SkiErg Top build quality True full-body workout Get a tough workout in a short time Easy to assemble Frame not as good as wall mounted “It’s a shame more people don’t know about

Tips For Training @ Home

Exercise Machines You Can Use At Work

Best Exercise Machines You Can Use At Work

As you’ve likely heard, we humans aren’t ‘designed’ to sit around all day. There are all sorts of problems that can arise from our sedentary lifestyles including obesity, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess

Are Stair Climbers a Good Workout

Stepping Up! Are Stair Climbers a Good Workout?

Have you ever seen professional sports players running up and down stadium stairs? Stairs are often forgotten about when it comes to exercise. Sure, some people choose them over taking the lift, but few use