All posts in "Home Gym Equipment reviews"

The best resistance bands on the market in 2019

By James / January 29, 2019

Exercise bands are a great tool to use in your home gym for a number of reasons.  The main one for me is that I can get a full body workout, targeting lots of muscle groups, with a small, fairly inexpensive set up that also doesn’t take up much space.  In fact they’re even perfect […]


Concept2 model d review – a gym quality rowing machine

By James / October 16, 2017

If you’re a regular on the rowing machines in your gym then it’s highly likely that you’ll have access to a rowing machine that either is the same as or very similar to the Concept2 rowing machine.  They are used in gyms for good reason – they are top quality, can take a lot of […]


York B530 bench review – heavy duty fitness bench

By James / October 14, 2017

If you’re looking to build your home gym a weight bench is often one of the first things you think of, especially if you’re wanting to incorporate some weight lifting.  This York B530 bench review looks at one of the more popular fitness benches around at the moment.   Our York B530 bench review: I’m […]


JLL R200 review – luxury home rowing machine

By James / October 4, 2017

If you’ve read my guide to the best rowing machines around you’ll likely have seen this one in there and you’ll know that I rate it really highly as a machine that’s great for those on a budget.  Read on for my JLL R200 review for a more in depth look at this item. Our […]


JTX Freedom Air Rower review – a good home rowing machine?

By James / September 3, 2017

Rowing machines are a great investment and addition to a home gym and getting the right one is important so that you can get the most from it.  One of my favourite options available right now is this one from JTX – it’s a mid range option that rivals lots of other more expensive machines […]


What are the best adjustable dumbbells – are they worth it for home?

By James / August 9, 2017

Having always lived in small houses with other people around me and as such my gym space being even more limited, space saving gym equipment has always been of interest to me.  Once I began weight training, having a set of dumbbells that didn’t take up a load of space was the next thing to […]


What’s the best barbell for home gym set ups?

By James / July 30, 2017

If you’re setting up your home gym and including weights in it you’ll likely be looking to get yourself a barbell.  They can be used for all sorts of different moves from deadlifts to bench presses to squats and as such are a really versatile bit of kit to own.  Add on some good quality […]


WaterRower Classic review – a top rated rowing machine

By James / January 25, 2017

When looking to invest in a good quality rowing machine you’ll come across a few options, but none will leave quite such an impression on you as the WaterRower.  It really is a unique design that is so high end that you’ll be tempted to buy it just for its looks!  It is, thankfully, far more […]


Our Wonder Core Smart review – does it work?

By James / December 8, 2016

The Wonder Core Smart from Thane is one of the most popular exercise machines around at the moment.  It can happen that some of these machines can be a bit of a fad, not helped by the adverts for them which can be very ‘shopping channel’ and cheesy!  So there can often be a worry […]


What is the best pull up bar for home?

By James / August 6, 2016

Pull up bars are often one of the first bits of home equipment people go for, especially the door frame version.  They can be really unobtrusive and allow you to have a quick workout whenever you pass so of course they are very popular.  So what is the best pull up bar for home? What are […]

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