How to Spice up the Garage Gym with Chains and PVC

Hip Belt Squat

Today, we have a garage gym DIY “project”! Notice I put project in quotations, because this is hardly a project, and more of a case for why you should have extra PVC and chains in your garage. PVC plays an important role in a garage gym – it can help with mobility, we’ve used it to […]

How to Workout in Your Underwear and Save $15,000


Who doesn’t want to workout in their underwear and save $15,000 in the process?  No lie, I have worked out at home in my underwear once before…ok, maybe twice…alright, alright maybe it was a few times…Still not sure if I am proud of that, but nonetheless, it has happened Here’s what we are going to […]

How to Automate Shopping for Garage Gym Equipment


What is the best way to shop for home gym/garage gym equipment? A garage sale? The internet? Sporting goods store? Well, I was introduced to an unconventional, yet completely awesome idea at Lifehacker yesterday when my Art of Manliness blog post made it to Lifehacker- I just have to share. I talk about shopping around and finding good […]

I believe in Street Parking, do you? – My Garage Gym

Garage Gym

You may be asking yourself…Street parking? Well, you could call it street parking, driveway parking or even I-don’t-have-room-in-my-garage-for-a-car-because-I-have-too-much-workout-equipment parking (Wow, longest hyphenated word ever). This post was spurred for two reasons. Reason #1 – Rogue Fitness came out with, probably the coolest commercial I have ever seen. Makes me wish I had the resources to […]

Garage Gym DIY vs. “All Out” Garage Gym vs. Commercial Gym


​I know you’ve asked the question. Garage Gym or Commercial Gym? Then maybe you’ve gone one step further…If I go garage gym, should I buy everything or should I build it all?

Each one has its pros and cons, and maybe you have found a combination of all fits your needs, or maybe you are a 100% DIY Garage Gym kind of person. Either way, let’s take a look at some of the factors you should consider. ​

The infographic above says it all, but here is a little more explanation to each category. ​

Never Conform: Sandbag Training Fundamentals


Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matthew Palfrey. Hey guys! I am excited to share an awesome guest post with you today from Matt Palfrey. As you may have noticed, I don’t normally have too many guest posts, but I actually asked Matt if he would be willing to write something for End of […]

Garage Gym Yoda: An Interview With Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Ben Smith is a top CrossFit Games Competitor, having competed in the games since 2009. In 2010 he finished  8th place, in 2011 he finished on the podium with a 3rd place finish and in 2012 he came in 11th. What does it all mean? It means Ben Smith is one of the fittest people […]

Fitness Freedom Isn’t Free


I used to tell people End of Three Fitness started as a place to share a few DIY projects, but when I really got to thinking about it, that’s not true… It all started because of Fitness Freedom. The first ever free eBook at Eo3 was 14 Days to Fitness Freedom: The Garage Gym. I […]

How to Build a Kettlebell in 36 Seconds

Crossfit to Fight

What you need to know: Time – 36 seconds Cost – $20 or less Difficulty – Insanely easy Recently, I started training my parents online.  I try to send them everything they need to be fitness nonconformity badasses, and so far it is working out great. Last week, I designed a workout for them that […]

Barbell Maintenance: Give Your Barbell a Coke

before and after

No matter how hard you try, and believe me I have tried, barbells in the garage gym will simply collect dirt and moisture…which will lead to rust…. Here at End of Three Fitness we have gone over a lot of how-to’s: How to Shop for and Buy Good Barbells, Bumper Plates, etc… How to Program Strength […]