TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 21 Mar 08)

An excellent week here at Straight to the Bar.


Laine Snook. Photo by Donna Snook.An excellent week here at Straight to the Bar. A few highlights :


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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.


Bonus

DIY Pinch TrainerJason Kirby shows how to knock up a simple pinch-grip trainer; using plates, cinder blocks and string. Nice and quick.


Finally : whether you celebrate Easter or not, have a great weekend. Perfect chance for some serious home-gym time.


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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With certain feats comes the assurance of pain. And a challenge.

Unusual Goals Require Unusual Measures.

How do you train for something like that?

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