Hampton Fitness was founded on the idea that free weights arent a Äúnecessary evil Äù for fitness facilities, theyre an essential part of the foundation of any gym. Hamptons founders had years of experience in iron and steel manufacturing before entering the fitness industry with the launch of Hampton Fitness in 1996. The companys dedicated team of fitness equipment experts is headquartered in Ventura, California, and Hampton free weight products are sold both directly and through a large network of independent dealers all over the country. Its this strict attention to detail that sets Hampton products apart.