TITLE

Power House

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Phil
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Dec98, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores some steps, options and precautions to ensure when upgrading a home gym. Approximate cost and space needed for basic equipments; Options to consider when adding various components; Steps in setting up a home gym. INSET: The Bodybuilder's home gym.
ACCESSION #
1250041

 

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