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Renaissance Fitness Supplement Kits

Helping you reach your fitness goals, one month at a time.



The Straight to the Bar Community on Google+

Love talking about strength-training? Same here.



The Quest for Victory

Wonderful site.



The 40-Day Program

Interesting idea.



Tips for Kettlebell Pressing Power

Fine-tuning your pressing technique.



More Lower Back Savers

Time for a little repair work.



Contrast Training for Strength, Size, and Power

Looking for a change? Try a few weeks of contrast training.



Lower Back Savers

Time for a little repair work.



VeloCity : Plan Your Cycling Trips

Time to do a little planning.



What is a Movement Screen?

Why the site of pain is not necessarily the source.



The Infamous TRX Workout

I love suspension training - particularly when travelling.



Huge in a Hurry

Making gains as an experienced lifter.



The Strongest 72-year-old You'll Ever Meet

A record-breaking Powerlifter who shows no signs of slowing down.



Crossed Up by CrossFit

A look at a CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar.



A Man's Guide to Getting His Woman In Shape

Provocative headline, great advice.



Top 5 Mobility Exercises For Desk Jockeys

These may be just what you need.



Explosive Training for Bodybuilders

Scott Abel's approach to training - for bodybuilders, football players and MMA fighters.



Prowler Challenges

How do you make Prowler workouts a little more challenging?



So You Want to Be a Fitness Professional?

How, and why.



Time For a Coffee Run

Yet more evidence that a dose of caffeine can assist athletes.



Active Release Techniques for Strength Athletes

Injury holding you back?



Creating Super Shakes

The contents of a 'Super Shake'.



Understanding Your Training Operating System

How your beliefs about training can impact your results.



10 Unknown Treks

Planning a bit of time outdoors?



Stuff You Should Be Doing, But Aren't

Time for a few adjustments.




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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.