A functional trainer is one piece of equipment you want in your garage gym for many different reasons. The complex mechanism of this equipment allows you to pull its cabling in many different ways, each of which targets a specific body part or muscle group.
When building a home gym, you will be faced with a question: are bumper plates necessary for deadlifts or Olympic lifts? Or can you simply go with iron plates because you are not dealing with too much weight at the moment? We answer!