Via the Ice Chamber : working on your pulling strength for grappling? Try this.

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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.

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The Bodyweight Guys.

Extremely creative.

Blast from the Past : Sandbag Training.I love sandbag workouts, and over the years we've looked at a number of aspects to this wonderful form of training. Here are just a few of my personal favourites.
The Investments III : A Look at Training the World's Favorite Muscle Groups.

Drills for every athlete, weekend warrior, bodybuilder and strongman.

Wanderlei in training. Zach posts a great look into the training techniques of Wanderlei 'The Axe Murderer' Silva. Just take a look at the snorkel circuits - very interesting idea....
A Day in the Park.

A length of rope, a couple of kettlebells and a sled.

Circuit for Grapplers. Jedd points to the Diesel Crew's Circuit for Grapplers. There are a couple of exercises in there not often seen when training with sandbags. Love it....

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