Straight to the Bar Archives : 30 Days to a Stronger, Fitter, Healthier You

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Over the years we’ve seen many, many fantastic articles on Straight to the Bar - looking at various aspects of strength, fitness and health. Thank-you to all of the authors involved, it really is appreciated. In this series we showcase 30 of my own personal favourites. Just a taste of what’s on the site. And if you follow the suggestions they make, you really will be physically transformed - look better, feel fantastic and get a whole lot more done. Dive in.

A Brief History of Circuit Training and Peripheral Heart Action (PHA)

How it all began.



30 Day Challenge : Becoming a Morning Person

Is it possible to switch from being a 'night owl' to an early riser? Yep.



Outdoor Log Workout

A great way to get some fresh air.



Road to Strong

Its only 110kg per hand.



Thomas Topham : The First Modern Strongman

Where it all began.



Suspension Training 101

A great look at an incredibly versatile form of training.



Why Conditioning is King

What exactly is conditioning? Should you be doing some? Over to Dean.



Jaw Lifting : What, Why and How

How to do it the Right way.



Tackling the One-Armed Push-Up

Up for a challenge?



How to Make a Rack-Mounted Wrist Roller

A classic piece of gym equipment, modified.



Why Bend Steel?

Looking for a way to increase both strength and power? Great.



The Investments, Part I : The Zercher and the Suitcase Deadlift

Superb exercises.



Addressing Weaknesses in The Squat

Knees caving in? Falling forward?



Making Your Own Gym Equipment : DIY Grip Tools

There's nothing quite like building your own.



How to Make Your Own Bumper Plates on a Budget

Ready to try a spot of Olympic Weightlifting? Make your own 'plates'.



A Little Yoke Work : 10 Exercises for a Bigger Neck

Whether it's for protection, stability, or simply to look good in a suit - a strong neck's a great thing to have.



The Hack Squat

Wonderful exercise.



Starting Your Fitness Journey : 10 Things to Consider

Ready to transform yourself? Perfect.



Straight to the Grip Contest Part V - The No-sets

What do you do when you're not allowed to pre-close the gripper?



The Zercher Squat

Superb exercise.



Visualisation

See it first.



Bars, Plates, Hooks and Collars

The Heart of The Home Gym.



Glossary - Strength Training Equipment

What does it all do?



Workout Locations: the Beach

When it comes to outdoor training, the beach is ideal.



Strains and Sprains

Causes and treatments.




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