New Photos on Flickr

If you haven't yet had a chance to check it out, head over to the Straight to the Bar Flickr Group - there are some great photos there. Here are just a few examples :

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For those new to Flickr, adding a couple of pics is a quick, painless affair. What's more, basic accounts are free. Snap a couple of shots of your training or meet, and add it to the pool (and the competition). It's always great to see how other people approach things.

Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 35) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Google+, Facebook; and of course his online home. Enjoy.

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DIY: Home-made Gym Equipment II.

The DIY fun continues.

Atlas Stone Training Handle.Atlas stone lifting with strap.Via Napalm's Corner : C.J. Murphy tests a few of the new products from Spud Inc (Marc 'Spud' Bartley's powerlifting and strongman equipment line), beginning with the Atlas Stone Training Handle. If you're just embarking on your stone lifting journey, this is well worth considering.
TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 17 Apr 09).Donald Dinnie.A great week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :...
How They Got Started : Benjamin Andrews.

How the enigmatic Benjamin Andrews began.

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