Play It Again Sports Owner Talks Used Weights

Way before Craigslist became the favorite online retailer for frugal garage gym owners, Play It Again Sports was a place to get good deals on used weights. But when solid training equipment is available with a few keystrokes, do we need a used equipment store? I reached out to the Jay Crook, the owner/manager of a Play It Again Sports franchise store in Kennesaw, Georgia to see if it's still worth it to rummage through stacks of weights like I did on Saturday afternoons back in the day. Log in to view the entire article.

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John Greaves III is a writer based in North Georgia with nearly two decades of experience in training at home. A former amateur kickboxing champion, John now competes recreationally in powerlifting. He takes a physical culture approach to training; believing that strength and health need not be mutually exclusive. In addition to his nonfiction work, John has written two fiction books, A Different Kind of Giant and A Little Lesson in Manners that are available on Amazon.com.

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