Straight to the Bar Archives : Blast from the Past

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Collections of exercise variations.

Blast from the Past : Plate Exercises

There's a lot you can do with the humble weight plate.



Blast from the Past : Good Morning Variations

For rehab, prevention or simply for strength.



Blast from the Past : Rope Training II

Here's another look at this wonderful form of training.



Blast from the Past : Ring Training II

Wonderful form of training.



Blast from the Past : Neck Training Methods

For strength, safety or simply to look great in a suit.



Blast from the Past : Kettlebell Training

Some of the many wonderful ways to put a kettlebell to work.



Blast from the Past : DIY Equipment II



Blast from the Past : Suspension Training

Just hook it up and go.



Blast from the Past : Getting Over It - Chin-ups & Pull-ups

Making the most of the chinning bar.



Blast from the Past : Squat Variations

Great ways to switch up your leg workouts.



Blast from the Past : Recovery Methods

A few of the recovery techniques we've looked at over the years.



Blast from the Past : Sledgehammer Training

I love levering work.



Blast from the Past : The Forgotten Lifts II

Back to the basics.



Blast from the Past : Card Tearing

An incredibly fun way to train.



Blast from the Past : Dip Variations

No bars? Use the rack.



Blast from the Past : Incredible World Records



Blast from the Past : Chains



Blast from the Past : Unusual Equipment - Treadmills



Blast from the Past : Tire Training



Blast from the Past : Might As Well Jump



Blast from the Past : Indoor Climbing



Blast from the Past : Burpee Variations

A beast of an exercise.



Blast from the Past : Sandbag Training

I love sandbag workouts.



Blast from the Past : Kettlebells

What kettlebells are, where to get them and how to put them to work.



Blast from the Past : Hand Strength - Grip, Bending and Tearing

Get ready for some seriously strong hands.




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

Kat 'The Mighty Kat' RickerOf course, if you're not quite sure what to get (maybe it's for a spouse/sibling/friend who's ready to 'get in shape') we can help you there too.

No matter what sort of training they're in to, we've got a few suggestions. And if you're looking for something specific, we'll help you find out where to get it. Just leave a comment on any of the posts listed below.

Specifically :

And there's also the full list of the fitness-focused books, DVDs & equipment we've looked at over the years : Reading

NB : if you're still not sure what to get, there's always the option of buying them a gift card. There are certainly plenty of options; Amazon's still my favourite. And for a complete list of everything we use and recommend, swing by the reviews and reading areas. As well as the Straight to the Bar Store, of course. It's all in there.

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