Sledgehammer Challenge for Charity

Ready to see some serious conditioning work?

Rob Russell
Rob Russell
UPDATE 7 Oct 2011 : Rob's just posted details of the raffle (you get an entry for every £1 you donate) over on his blog. Some great gear in there.

Ready to see some serious conditioning work?

On 15th October, Rob Russell will be doing a Sledgehammer Challenge for Charity, attempting to strike a tyre (tire if you prefer) 1,000 times in 1 hr with a 25kg Hammer. To assist in fundraising he's written a superb 45 page ebook, which he'll be giving away in exchange for a minimum £2 donation. Beautiful.

To find out more, get your money ready and head over to :

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NB : as a bonus, in addition to the ebook; donors will be entered into a raffle to win some fantastic strength-training equipment. And knowing Rob, it'll be top-quality stuff.

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