Blast from the Past : DIY Equipment II

Over the past five 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 - DIY Equipment II.

Long-term readers of Straight to the Bar will appreciate just how much I love building training equipment.

We've seen a number of new items since last year's roundup, and here are just a few of my favourites :

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Brilliant device. If your shoulders aren't quite as flexible as you'd like, grab The Rotater. Love it.

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.

Further reading

Want more? Take a look at these :

There's also an incredible array of articles and videos on this site. Use the search box at the top of each page, or send me an email.

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, 32) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing computer guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Stalkers may wish to track his every move via Twitter, Google+ or Facebook; everyone else is cordially invited to hop over to his online home. Enjoy.

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Love building your own equipment?

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. And 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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