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    good brand of gym equipment

    im planning on opening my own gym but im not sure what brand of equipment would be good and jsut wanted some info on some favorite brands. thanks.

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    cybex is a great brand, and they have all kinda of good machines. Just my 2cents

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    Forza benches and platforms (power rack, too if they make them). EliteFTS stuff is all good. Ivanko, Leoko, or Uesaka bars and bumper plates for Oly lifting. Okie or Forza barbells for powerlifting (including a Texas bar for squat). York or Iron Grip dumbells up to 150 lbs or more. Maybe a thickbar (Cranes might make them, otherwise Black Iron makes good ones).

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    thanks all this helps a lot

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    If you are serious, talk to Scott Tully at www.bsolympicgym.com and he'll quote you a price on pretty much anything you'd need. Good luck!

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    My vote goes for Pioneer. The gym I currently goto has it and I love the stuff.
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    nebula, they have good stuff, gyms around here have allot of there stuff cause the factory is local, and it is pretty nice.
    I bought me a nebula bench to for my home gym when i finish it and love it.

    http://www.nebula-fitness.com/
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    I vote for Pioneer
    They provide good equipments and there cost is also fine

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    yeah i know im young im turnin 19 in feb but im goin to school for exercise science and when i get out im opening my own gym and eventually a whole athletic training facility

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    Glad to see you have goals already! Keep after them!


    Oh ya, and it better be a training facility not a fitness center or several members on the boards will be upset with you!
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    haha well the training facility will come a little later cause it will be quite pricey but thats what its gonna be... a lot of speed and agility stuff with some sport specific stuff ill prolly stick mostly to football with the sport specific cause thats what i know most about atleast till i can afford to hire a few people with knowledge in other sports

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    Quote Originally Posted by county_football View Post
    yeah i know im young im turnin 19 in feb but im goin to school for exercise science and when i get out im opening my own gym and eventually a whole athletic training facility
    awesome! good luck

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