Slam Balls, Medicine Balls or Wall Balls: Which Should You Choose?

medicine ball workout

When you’re choosing an exercise ball for your commercial gym or home gym, you’re presented with several options. But it’s not always obvious which type of ball is best for your needs. Here, we cover the three main types of balls: Slam Balls, Medicine Balls and Wall Balls. We’ll take a closer look at what […]

Best Dumbbells to Use at Home in 2022 (Updated)


With so many great brands available to choose from, it can often be difficult to select the right dumbbell to buy for your home gym. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite dumbbells that will sort you out and ensure you take your home workouts to the next level.   Hex […]

Bumper Plates vs Olympic Plates: What’s the Difference?

Olympic versus Bumper Plates

Whether you’re just starting out with barbells or you’ve been using them for a while, you may be confused about the different types of weight plates available. Two of the most common are Olympic plates and bumper plates. So what’s the difference between them, and which is best for your workout? You’ll find both bumper […]

3 Reasons to Incorporate Kettlebells into Your Workout


In recent years, the popularity of kettlebells has exploded as more and more people have discovered the incredible benefits of using them in their workouts. Whilst they have been around for many years, the explosion of CrossFit and the increased desire for functional training have put kettlebells at the forefront of free weight training.   […]

Why You Should Consider Buying Life Fitness Equipment

Life Fitness Treadmill

When it comes to buying gym equipment, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the number of options available to you. One of the many choices you’ll have to make is which brand to choose your equipment from. Here at Pinnacle Fitness, we stock equipment from over 30 brands, so the decision can sometimes be […]

Creating the Perfect Home Gym

creating a home gym

Has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your fitness routine? You’re not the only one. After months of lockdowns and disruptions, it’s no surprise that so many of us have seen our fitness routines affected. But on the plus side, this could be the perfect time to work on your home gym. While many people have been […]

Barbells, Dumbbells and Kettlebells: A Guide to Free Weights

Barbells, Dumbbells and Kettlebells: A Guide to Free Weights

Free weights are primarily used to increase upper body strength. But they can also be used to exercise the muscles all over the body and can even be used as part of an effective cardio workout. In short, they are essentials in any good home gym. But there are many types of free weights to choose […]