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Weight Lifting Equipment: Home Gym Equipment & Apparel Reviews

Find weight lifting equipment reviews and guides. Discover which type of gym equipment is worth buying and what you should avoid.

Whether you’re building a brand new home gym setup, need some new gym apparel and lifting shoes, or if you’re just looking for some helpful accessories to bring to the gym with you…

…This page will provide advice on what to look for in products.

Note: This section of the site is largely under construction. Below, I have listed the specific topics I will cover, so you can get a glimpse of the types of products I’ll be discussing and reviewing in the future. Keep an eye out for updates!

Equipment Categories

Racks:

Guides

Reviews


Benches:

Guides

Reviews


Plates:

Guides

  • Olympic Weights
  • Standard Weights
  • Bumper Plates
  • Micro-plates
  • Weight Trees

Reviews

  • Weider Olympic Weight Plates


Barbells:

Guides

  • Olympic Barbell
  • Olympic Barbell Clamps
  • Standard Barbell
  • EZ-Curl Bar


Dumbbells:

Guides

Reviews


Wearable Weights:

Guides

  • Pull Up/Dip Belts
  • Weight Vests

Reviews

  • Grizzly Leather Dip/Pull Up Belt


Grip:

Guides

  • Chalk
  • Gloves
  • Hand Grippers
  • Hooks
  • Stress Balls
  • Wrist Roller
  • Wrist Straps

Reviews

  • Captain of Crush Grippers
  • Fat Gripz


Shoes & Apparel:

Guides

Reviews

  • Converse Chuck Taylor Weight Lifting Shoes


Self-Massage & Mobility:

Guides

  • Foam Rollers
  • Self-Massage Tools

Reviews

  • Perform Better Foam Roller
  • Lacrosse Balls
  • Backnobber II


Other Equipment:

Guides

  • Pull Up Bars
  • Parallel Dip Bars
  • Power Tower
  • Squat Boxes
  • Resistance Bands
  • Neck Harness
  • Leg Press Machine
  • Thick Rope
  • Chains

Reviews

  • Iron Woody Bands
  • Harbinger Neck Harness


Accessories:

Guides

  • Ab Roller
  • Deadlift Bar Jack
  • Exercise Balls
  • Medicine Balls
  • T-Bar Row Barbell Attachments
  • Weight Lifting Belts

Reviews

  • Wrist Straps


Gym Layout:

Guides

  • Floor Mats
  • Mirrors



Stay tuned for new weight lifting equipment content. In-depth articles and reviews coming soon!

About the Author Alex

Hey! My name is Alex, and I'm the owner and author of King of the Gym. I started this website back in late 2009 during college, and it has been my pet project ever since. My goal is to help you learn proper weight training and nutrition principles so that you can get strong and build the physique of your dreams!

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