Craig Ballantyne’s Home Fitness Equipment Recommendation

Buying fitness equipment for building muscle, burning fat, and getting stronger is often confusing and difficult. With so many options it’s tough to determine what actually works and is best for your individual needs. This article series solves the problem.

Starting today and for the next several days we’ll publish their responses to the question: “If you could recommend only 1 piece of fitness equipment to a client for building muscle and burning fat which would it be and why?” Use the information provided in their answers to learn about different products and how they may or may not be right for your needs.


Today’s answer is from Craig Ballantyne, M.S., CSCS. Craig is a well-known fitness expert who has helped thousands of people lose fat and get lean through his ultra-effective Turbulence Training fat loss workouts which don’t require hundreds of hours of cardio. His training advice can be found in some of the largest fitness magazines in the world including Men’s Health, Maximum Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Oxygen, and many more. You can learn more about Craig by visiting his blog at and the TurbulenceTraining.com website.



Craig’s Answer:
First, it would depend on the client. But let’s say they were open to anything, I would choose a set of adjustable dumbbells. So much variety and proven for accomplishing the goals. I’m a classic meathead, and we’d have a lot of fun training this way.

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