I finally joined every other garage gym owner and built my own Olympic lifting platform. This is a significant upgrade from the 1/8" inch rubber mats I have been using. Why would I want to make a platform? The biggest reason for me is the protect my equipment, which includes the floor of the garage. … Continue reading Make Your Own Lifting Platform
Being able to add a pound at a time is beneficial because it allows for small improvements over a long period of time. Allowing you to overcome some plateaus when a 5lb jump is just too much weight. The problem with fractional plates, micro plates or change plates is that the dollar per pound cost … Continue reading Microweights… or chains?