OMM 9: Building An At-Home Gym – Part 2, What We’ve Learned, What We’re Doing

September 15, 2023


John and Tawnee are on for On My Mind episode 9. Tawnee shares a quick running update as she heads into half-marathon race weekend, and John also shares about his return to Zwift racing with his team.

Then we get into our main topic of the day: At-home gyms. This is something we first covered in detail on Ask The Coaches #228 with Lucho in Feb. 2017. Tawnee also wrote an in-depth post on at-home gyms with pricing and links to go-to items:

In this show we talk about what we’d update, change or do differently, looking back at the past 6-7 years. We also discuss price differences from 7 years ago till now and much more to help you dial in your at-home gym dreams!

What we’d keep (or re-buy):

What we’re updating:

What’s new (to us):

  • More KBs–heavier and some weight duplicates
  • Treadmill
  • Salmon ladder
  • Squat rack
  • Battleropes
  • Archery range
  • Hatchet throwing
  • Big tire + sledgehammer swing

What we’d omit or not prioritize:

  • Resistance bands galore
  • Weighted vest


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