TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 22 Feb 08)


Casey 150kgAnother great week here at Straight to the Bar. A few highlights :


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Via Running Down a Dream : ever wanted to try running at 75% bodyweight? Check out the G-Trainer Anti-Gravity Treadmill. Swing by the videos page - it's a very unusual machine.


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Blast from the Past : Kettlebells.Over the years we've looked at kettlebell training from a number of angles - what kettlebells are (and where to get them), a range of exercises (both common and somewhat unusual), technique and injury prevention. Here are just a few of my personal favourites.


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