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Old 10-08-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
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Another garage gym

Hey guys,

This is my first post here, although I've used the awesome crossfit boards over the years quite a bit for tips and and workouts. Anyway, just wanted to show you my garage gym in San Francisco. It's still a work in progress and not the prettiest gym, but it's functional.

I was into the crossfit thing, but repeated injuries to my ulnar nerve in my elbow has sidelined me for a while. Now I just use the gym to train friends from my church and the neighborhood. Most of the workouts are based around beginner Brazilian jiu jitsu, muay thai kickboxing, mma, and crossfit workouts.

Anyway, hope this helps others in their garage gym creation.
Thanks crossfit folks!

Swain Flexiroll 12x12
Reslite Wrestling Mat
Squat Rack/ Weights
NRS Straps + PVC Piping (Home made rings)
35, 55lb Kettlebell
Bubba Dummy
Twins Boxing Gloves
Hayabusa mma Gloves
Ringside Mitts
McMaster Bands 1.5x3/32x113
Dynamax 12lb
Home made 20lb Ball
Dufflebag of sand
Bands (Blue, Purple)
Hayabusa Muay Thai Pads
Fuji Gi A4
Agility Ladder
Manilla Rope 1.5 inch 50 feet
Perform better bands
Kenclean mat cleaner 2 gallons
Pendlay NexGen HD bar, 10, 25, 45 econ bumpers
Fairtex heavybag and stand
Tower of Power
Mashoonga foam toy swords
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:52 PM   #2
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Re: Another garage gym

Very nice, I love the mats. I have a 10x10 but never roll out because I dont to wear it out. lol keep up the great work
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:36 PM   #3
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Re: Another garage gym

Sweet set up!!!
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:07 AM   #4
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Re: Another garage gym

Very cool. How do you find the Fairtex bag? Looks like it'd be pretty soft/light- what do you fill it with?
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:26 PM   #5
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Re: Another garage gym

Hey guys,
Thanks for the comments!

Probably the next purchase will be a few stall mats from tractor supply co, but it's about 1.5 hours to the closest one in gilroy.

Regarding the fairtex bag, it's the standard fill that comes from fairtex. you're right, it's a little softer than most bags I've used (water filled winning bag, ringside, etc), but i'm not really looking to deaden the nerves in my shins that much so it works alright. you can fill the bag with rocks if you'd like! jk.

the heavy bag stand is pretty lame, i can only kick it at certain angles without fear of banging my foot on a metal bar.

The swain/ dollamur mat is pretty sweet, it's the 2 inch thick version, so throws are absorbed pretty good. the ground in my garage is REALLY uneven though. The guys who workout with me actually like the feel of the reslite wrestling mat better.

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Old 10-10-2012, 06:10 PM   #6
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btw, the fairtex bag is 120lbs
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