Making Your Own Gym Equipment : DIY Equipment Category

Yep, there's a fair bit of home-made equipment on here.


This month, Run To Win and Straight to the Bar will be looking at the many possibilities when it comes to home-made training equipment. This week, I'll be taking a peek into the DIY Equipment archives. There's some great stuff in there.

If you've been reading this site for a while, you've probably noticed that there's a fair bit of home-made equipment on here. To make life easier, I've moved it all into a new 'DIY' category.

Here are a few of my favourites :

As you can see, there's no need to let finances get in the way of a good workout.


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NB : For a complete list of everything we use and recommend, swing by the reviews area. And of course the Straight to the Bar Store. It's all in there.

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



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, 34) 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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