VITRUVE Encoder Review - VBT Device

Vitruve Encoder Review: Is This VBT Device Worth It?

In this Vitruve Encoder review, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this popular velocity based training (VBT) device. The Vitruve Encoder is a linear position transducer (LPT) that you can tether to your barbell or your body. It captures velocity and related data for every repetition you perform and displays that data … Read more

Force USA X15 Review - Force USA X15 Pro Multi-Trainer

Force USA X15 Pro Review: A Compact Multi-Gym With a Half Rack & Functional Trainer

This Force USA X15 review will give you all the information you need to determine if this compact, half-rack / functional trainer multi-gym is right for you. In a nutshell, here is what makes the Force USA X15 Pro Multi-Trainer special: Compact half rack Strong 3”x3” 11 gauge chrome-finished steel uprights featuring 1” holes Functional … Read more

Force USA X20 Review - Force USA X20 Pro Multi-Trainer

Force USA X20 Pro Review: A Full Power Rack with an Integrated Selectorized Funtional Trainer

This Force USA X20 review will cover everything you need to know about this beefy new “multi-trainer” that features a power rack with an integrated cable system. Quickly, I’ll list out my favorite highlights of the Force USA X20 Pro Multi-Trainer, which I’ll refer to interchangeably as the X20 and X20 Pro throughout this review: … Read more

PowerBlock Pro vs Elite - Review and Comparison

PowerBlock Pro vs Elite: Find Out Which One Is Best for You

It can be tough to choose between the PowerBlock Pro vs Elite. I’ve put together this in-depth comparison and review to help make the decision easier. This guide will help you pick the best PowerBlock dumbbell set for your needs, wants and budget. You’ll learn every single difference between the PowerBlock Pro vs Elite, and … Read more

Vulcan Prime 3x3 Flat Competition Bench Review

Vulcan Prime 3×3 Flat Competition Bench Review: Is It Worth It?

If you’re in the market for a heavy duty flat bench, this Vulcan Prime 3×3 Flat Competition Bench review is a must-read. I’ve tested the Vulcan Prime 3×3 Flat Competition Bench thoroughly for 3 months before writing this review. I’ll relay all my findings to you, from the big things to the nuanced details. I … Read more

Railtrainer Review

Railtrainer Review: A Compact Functional Trainer Alternative

UPDATE – March 2022: It appears that the Railtrainer Fitness company may have quietly gone out of business, as their email and website are no longer working. I and others have been unable to reach the owner for any details, which is unfortunate. While the Railtrainer V1 (reviewed on this page) was a great product … Read more