Home Gym Setup

What've I currently got?

After coming across an article on T-nation the other day discussing 'Hardcore Home Training' I decided to have another look at my own setup.

Just to get an idea of the stuff I use (I realise it looks a little cramped, but not all of the equipment is in there at once) :

Home gym

The main item is obviously the power rack. Other than that I occasionally use :

Changes (coming soon) include the relegation to eBay (or at least a dark cupboard somewhere) of the push-up stands, wrist roller, grippers and swiss ball; none of which gets a great deal of use. In their place will come an assortment of bands, dramatically increasing my potential range of exercises.

The lack of space (and money) see items such as a glute-ham machine or a reverse hyper at the bottom of a very long list. Looks like it's Romanian deadlifts and Good mornings for now.

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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 35) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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