Rise of the Machines: Why free weights and garage gyms are the better option if you want to build strength and muscle

Rise of the Machines: Why free weights and garage gyms are the better option if you want to build strength and muscle

Have you ever walked into a gym and had no idea where to begin?

I have, in fact I did it for pretty much my whole life until around the age of 30.

I didn’t really know how to “work-out” or “exercise”. Up to that point I had just played sports, but never lifted weights or made physical fitness a practice in my life.

When I did start making it a practice, I tended to stay on the treadmill and weight machines. I wasn’t even using the machines correctly.

I was the guy in the gym fail videos you see on the internet.

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The minimalists garage gym: ditch the crowded gym, workout at home, and get strong with only 10 pieces of equipment on a shoestring budget

The minimalists garage gym: ditch the crowded gym, workout at home, and get strong with only 10 pieces of equipment on a shoestring budget

Are you tired of paying gym membership fees, crowded workout facilities, and having to commute to and from the gym?

You are not alone, and you're in luck.

I don't like those things either. One of my biggest pet peeves is going to use a squat rack and someone is hanging out on their phone or taking pictures of themselves at the gym, but not actually lifting.

Those days are over.

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