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Home-made gym equipment - instructions and demonstrations.

How to Make an Indoor Climbing Wall (I Like to Make Stuff)

Love it.

DIY Home Gym In A Box

Nice one.

Building an Indoor Pull-Up/Chin-Up Bar

Nice one.

How To Make An Atlas Stone (Slater Stone vs Hybrid Stone)

Fantastic video.

Home-Made Exoskeleton - The Big Test

A DIY exoskeleton that can help increase strength.

DIY Oscillating Bar (For Shoulder Stability and Rehab Work)

Great idea Chris.

Building a Salmon Ladder

Up For a Challenge? Try One of These.

DIY : How to Build a Wrist Roller

Looking for a DIY project for the weekend? Have a go at this.

My Home Gym Story

New space, new possibilities.

Vulcan Lever Attachment for Wrist Strength

Love it.


A great way to get a little grip work.

DIY : How to Build Your Own Tire Sled

Love building your own equipment?

How to Build Your Own Sandbag

Whether it's for the versatility, experimentation or budget constraints - this is the only way to go.

Roman Chair Squat Device

Connect the Goddamned Dots

Pop over and say hi.

Blast from the Past : DIY Equipment II

Homemade Tornado Ball Slam

DIY Plyo Boxes

The 'Hula Hoop'

Swinging a 70lb Mace

Squatting with Wooden Plates

DIY Climbing Course

Love it.

Versatile 'Squat Stands'

DIY Strongman Yoke

Build your own.

Wide Pommel

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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.