The Iron Edge


Julia Ladewski's other half Matt has joined the blogging world over at The Iron Edge. A great starting point - 45 Things to do with a weight vest.

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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, 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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Blast from the Past : Rope Training II.

Here's another look at this wonderful form of training.

DIY: Home-made Gym Equipment II.

The DIY fun continues.

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Climbing, Carrying and Dragging.

A combination of Hill Climbing, Carrying and Dragging. In a weighted vest.



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