Blast from the Past : How-to Videos


Over the past four years this site's amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I'll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.
This week - How-to Videos.

A major part of learning a new skill is seeing how someone else does it (before having a go yourself, of course). If you're looking for inspiration for the Instructional Video Competition, take a look at these :


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


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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.



Like this? Check out :

DIY Gym Gear : How to Make Your Own Clubs.

Looking for a new DIY project to tackle?

Recommended Training Tools : The Ultimate Sled-Dragging Manual.The Ultimate Sled-dragging Manual.Ready to start dragging some serious sled? Fight Geek takes a look at the Diesel Crew's Ultimate Sled Dragging Manual. Superb.
DIY : How to Build Your Own Tire Sled.

Love building your own equipment?

Suspension Training 101.

A great look at an incredibly versatile form of training.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 7 Apr 07).Autumn is finally getting underway here. As things cool down outdoors, Straight to the Bar just gets warmed up : Articles : Jason Kirby takes a look at Muscle-up progressions, Jedd Johnson sets up a superb series on grip contests...


Of course, if you enjoyed these, I'd highly recommend grabbing the Strength & Fitness Newsletter. Delivered weekly, and absolutely free.

(there's also a Daily Update, if you're looking for an even larger dose of training-related goodness.)

NB : If you'd like to write a guest post for Straight to the Bar - I love hearing how other people are training - get in touch. If you've got a fitness competition or seminar coming up, add it to the calendar.

Look forward to hearing from you.


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