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10 of my favourite articles on Straight to the Bar.

Road to Strong

Its only 110kg per hand.



Thomas Topham : The First Modern Strongman

Where it all began.



Suspension Training 101

A great look at an incredibly versatile form of training.



Tackling the One-Armed Push-Up

Up for a challenge?



Making Your Own Gym Equipment : DIY Grip Tools

There's nothing quite like building your own.



Glossary - Strength Training Equipment

What does it all do?



Strains and Sprains

Causes and treatments.



Napping in the Afternoon

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

- Edgar Allen Poe



Using Pulse Rate to Determine Rest Break Length

How long do you rest between sets?



8 Glasses of Water Per Day?

Burn more, drink more.




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Brilliant device. If your shoulders aren't quite as flexible as you'd like, grab The Rotater. Love it.

Kat 'The Mighty Kat' RickerOf course, if you're not quite sure what to get (maybe it's for a spouse/sibling/friend who's ready to 'get in shape') we can help you there too.

No matter what sort of training they're in to, we've got a few suggestions. And if you're looking for something specific, we'll help you find out where to get it. Just leave a comment on any of the posts listed below.

Specifically :

And there's also the full list of the fitness-focused books, DVDs & equipment we've looked at over the years : Reading

NB : if you're still not sure what to get, there's always the option of buying them a gift card. There are certainly plenty of options; Amazon's still my favourite. And for a complete list of everything we use and recommend, swing by the reviews and reading areas. As well as the Straight to the Bar Store, of course. It's all in there.

To learn how to put it to work, swing by the Guides area.