Blast from the Past : Suspension Training

Just hook it up and go.


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 - Suspension Training.

As I mentioned yesterday, I love incorporating suspension training into my bodyweight workouts - particularly when travelling. Just hook it up and go.

Here's a sample of the many varieties of suspension work we've looked at over the years :


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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.

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