We entertained the idea of lifting in the mornings, but the gym does not open until 6:30AM. This made it impossible to fit a good workout routine before work. Plus, my wife does not like locker room showers. Can't blame her, really. Anyways, one day I found this video:
So, we had this family room, we were not using:
dead lift bar jack) and welded it myself. The candy red paint, is the only leftover paint I had and since I am stingy... red it is!
This thing is awesome. It makes loading and unloading the bar a breeze (well, as much as it can be, you are still lifting the 45lbs plates).
I have my bike on a trainer, to do some cardio. Soon, we will get one for my wife.