A7 PAL Lever Belt Review

A7 PAL Lever Belt Review: Is It the Best IPF-Approved Belt?

In this A7 PAL Lever Belt review, I’ll tell you all about this popular lifting belt, starting with a summary of its most noteworthy features: This A7 PAL Lever Belt review aims to provide an objective and comprehensive evaluation of the belt, covering its specifications, performance, pros and cons, and comparisons to popular alternatives like … Read more

PowerBlock Knurled Handles Review

PowerBlock Knurled Handles Review: Aggressive Steel Grips

One of the most common critiques I’ve heard about PowerBlocks dumbbells over the years is that they don’t offer knurled handle grips. Many small fabricators have done well selling compatible knurled grips to fill the demand. But guess what? This is no longer an issue because there are now PowerBlock Knurled Handles made by PowerBlock. … Read more

Best Weight Benches

The 18 Best Weight Benches to Buy in 2023

In this comprehensive guide, I’ll review the best weight benches on the market and dissect the features that set them apart. On top of that, I’ll arm you with everything you need to know when purchasing a weight bench. Through rigorous research and analysis, I evaluated 50+ weight benches before narrowing it down to the … Read more

Best Trap Bars

The 9 Best Trap Bars to Buy in 2023

Are you searching for the best trap bar for your home gym? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, I’ll review the best trap bars on the market and tell you what makes them stand out. Plus, I’ll teach you exactly what to look for when buying a trap bar. I researched and analyzed 30+ … Read more

Best Curl Bars

The 12 Best Curl Bars to Buy in 2023

In this guide, I’ll discuss the best curl bars on the market and how to choose one that suits your needs. I analyzed and reviewed 12 of the best curl bars and found the Rep Curl Bar to be the best curl bar overall. Why is the Rep Curl Bar the best curl bar? Because … Read more

A7 Hourglass Rigor Mortis Knee Sleeves Review

A7 Hourglass Rigor Mortis Knee Sleeves Review

I recently tested out the new A7 Hourglass Rigor Mortis knee sleeves and it was quite the experience. These knee sleeves offer a well-priced knee sleeve option for serious powerlifters who want to maximize knee support and performance on squats. To preface this review, let me say that these are my first and only pair … Read more

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 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