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Big Gym Details to Bring Home to Your Garage Gym

Most people who are serious about being healthy have tried a gym membership at one point or another. And why not? There is a lot of draw for a place that has put money and research into helping people reach their fitness goals. What is inviting about a big gym? Well, for one thing, it’s organized – things are clean and in reach,…

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Mirror in Your Garage Gym

It was dark. And cold. And the last place I wanted to be was in the musty, confined corner of my garage by myself trying to do bicep curls and burpees. But I was committed. I had already bought the kettle bells. And the power cage. And the yoga mat. I was trying to save money and time by not having…

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How to Insulate a Garage Gym

We often have many excuses to skip our gym sessions. Sometimes you convince yourself that you cannot make it to the gym due to bad weather. Why not create a home gym, and stay fit all year round? A garage gym, for instance, requires effort and a little expertise to put up, but once it…

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The Basics of Garage Insulation

Insulating your garage makes a lot of sense, especially if you plan to heat or cool the space for projects. One of the vital steps of this process is choosing the correct materials. Even though you can use the same insulation types for both your house and the garage, areas like the garage door and the ceiling may require some additional research. Whether your…

How To Insulate a Garage With Open Rafters

How to Insulate a Garage with Open Rafters

Quick and Easy Steps for Insulating your Open Rafter Garage  Most of us don’t spend much time considering our garage’s insulation capabilities, but we should, because if your garage’s roof isn’t insulated, it could be costing you a fortune. And the problem is more widespread than you might think. In fact, walk in to almost any…

Garage Gym Fans

Garage Gym Fans – The Best Cooling and Heating Tools for Your Space

Garage Gym Fans – The Best Cooling and Heating Tools for Your Space  Isn’t it addictive, this pump that you’re doing?! There is nothing, nothing more exhilarating than getting a pump – that sudden burst of power and confidence especially when you’re just in the zone and every rep feels like it’s nothing that it’s so lightweight,…

Garage Door Limit Switch

What is a Garage Door Limit Switch?

What in the heck is a garage door limit switch? Well, that may not be your question, but it was certainly mine when I recently encountered a problem with a garage door opener, which, of course, captured my ridiculous curiosity of the cat and got me digging deeper into the simple reasons why a garage door would even need such a nefarious device. In my case, I…

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How to Use Pegboard in Your Garage Gym

The odds are you’ve got plenty of small and portable pieces of equipment in your garage gym. You might have jump ropes, resistance bands, workout belts, and even towels. You’ll need a space in your gym where you can store these items and keep them organized. A garage pegboard can help you keep all those…

3 Easy Steps For Creating a Motivational Garage Gym - The Garage Junkie

3 Easy Steps For Creating a Motivating Garage Gym

We’ve all been there, we know we should be working out, but the weather sucks, work is stressful, and you can’t seem to find the time or motivation to get in a good workout. If you’re a regular visitor to our site here at The Garage Junkie, then you know that solving the time issue…

What is the R-Value of an Insulated Garage Door? - The Garage Junkie

What is the R-Value of an Insulated Garage Door?

In the wake of all the craziness happening in the world right now, I’ve found myself spending more time in the woodshop in my garage. It’s relaxing – I build, I tinker, and sometimes I find something that is marketable, and I sell some of what I make. A buddy of mine recently reached out…

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5 Best Flooring Types for an Effective Garage Gym Workout

Let’s be real – fitness goals can sometimes be overwhelming. Mustering up the motivation to get to the gym is something that many of us have struggled with from time to time. Building a functional gym into your garage can be one way to take out the commute, and a few of the excuses along the way. I…

Is Building a Garage Gym Cost-Effective? What are the pros and cons of purchasing your equipment vs. getting a gym membership?

Is Building a Garage Gym Cost-Effective?

With the New Year comes the new resolutions. One of the most common ones is to be fit and healthy. Of course, this is the best resolution that you can take and maintain throughout life. And even more recently, other factors have come into consideration regarding keeping things “in house” -for everything from work to…

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The Reynolds'

Hey, my name is Jon Reynolds and my wife, LeeAnn, and I are the voices behind The Garage Junkie. All my life I have been a tinkerer out in the garage and when my wife and I purchased our new home in May of 2019, we were starting with a fresh pallet and new challenges. The Garage Junkie is a website spurred from the challenges we discovered and topics we stumbled on while researching for our own garage upgrades.

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