Mark Sisson Gives Us His 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 courtesy of Mark Sisson. Mark is an accomplished athlete, author, health & fitness blogger, and nutritional supplement company owner. Most recently, Mark has developed a loyal following of leaders to his website which helps people lose fat, build muscle, and get into shape by following his “Primal” diet and exercise plan. You can learn more about Mark and Primal living by visiting

Mark’s Answer:
I’m not big on fitness equipment. Just about anyone can get a great workout with minimal time and gear. I’m a fan of bodyweight exercises for numerous reasons, so if I’d have to pick a piece of fitness equipment it would have to be a pullup bar. I recommend the free-standing ones created by

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