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general warm up (10 minutes)

Adex club 1 hand front cleans x 15/15 reps

Adex mace paddling x 20/20 reps

resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

kettlebell rack squats** set up and practice

** Do not interlock fingers

strength (20 minutes)

kettlebell rack squats x 12-10-8-6-4-2 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

dips x 10 reps

weighted sit ups x 10 reps

general warmup (10 minutes)

rotation push ups x 20 reps

seated resistance band rows x 15 reps

Adex club inside mills x 15/15 reps

Adex club outside mills x 15/15 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

meadows rows set up and practice

strength (4 rounds)

meadows rows x 8/8-8/8-8/8-8/8 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps

Woodall curls x 10/10 reps

dumbbell pull overs x 10 reps




General warm up (10 minutes)

rotation push ups x 20 reps

dumbbell hang power snatch x 10/10 reps

sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps

tuck jumps x 15 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Zercher sandbag cleans set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

Zercher sandbag cleans x 6-8-10-8-6 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Jeffries dumbbell star complex x 1

isometric bear hug  keg hold x maximum time



Every month this group of guys get together to train hard and feast afterwards.

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Six years ago, I posted video about small gyms on my old YouTube channel .  made that video to encourage other small gym owners, like myself, who could end  up surrounded by big fancy chain gyms or “globo” gyms. The big gyms didn’t take us seriously.

However, much has changed since I made that video. Now we have them surrounded!

Small gyms are all over the place in the U.S. and many other countries.

People are burning out on big gyms and looking for something better and for coaches that actually care about their health and fitness.

The main points I made then are still valid today

  • don’t be intimidated
  • stay true to your vision for your own small gym
  • remember, they can’t offer what you can
  • they don’t do what you do
  • they are not you and do not have all the experience you have
  • they are not your competition any more than cows are to sharks
  • keep getting results for the people you train and for yourself
  • be authentic
  • keep learning
  • rise above the herd

If you already have a small gym in your garage, back yard, at a local park or wherever, you might find Garage Gym Life Magazine helpful and encouraging.



general warm up (10 minutes)

mountain climbers x 100 reps

leg lifts x 25 reps

push ups x 25 reps

Adex club long cycles x 25 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

bodyweight superset up and light practice

one superset = Grinder Kord recline rows x 10 reps + dips x 5 reps

strength (20 minutes)

 bodyweight supersets x 1-1-1-1

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Adex club Russian front raises x 10 reps

hollow rocks x 10 reps