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Straight to the Bar Archives : Favourites

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The most popular articles, videos and tutorials on the site. If you've just joined us, this is a great place to start.

The Gym Bag Essential that Could Take You to the Next Level

A fantastic grip accessory - the towel.

A Commercial Gym in 2020

Training in 5 years' time.

Nerve Repair = More Personal Training Clients

When will it be possible to repair/replace damaged nerves?

The Reversal of Sports : From 'Aspirational' to 'Pure'

What happens when assistive devices become common?

How Many Calories Do I Need?

Work it out precisely.

Sandbag Training Protocols

Get the most out of this amazing tool.

From the Fitness Shelves : Goodreads

Share what you're reading.

Video For Gymchat 202 - Intermittent Fasting (with Josh Hewett)

When - and how often - do you eat?

The Future of Workout Clothing

Where's it all going?

Video For Gymchat 200 - Beginning Powerlifting (with Chadwick Haines)

Where do you begin?

Straight to the Bar 2012 : Strength-Training Resources

We've noted a number of superb resources in the newsletter this year. Here are a few personal favourites.

Gymchat 187 - Bodyweight and Suspension Training (with Pierre Johnson)

The workout equipment you always have with you.

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

How it all began.

Owning an Underground Gym: Some Insights

The first 18 months of the Terminal City Barbell Club.

A Word of Advice for Training : The Importance of Fundamentals

Understanding the basics.

Ultimate Masters World's Strongest Man 2011

Great competition.

30 Day Challenge : Becoming a Morning Person

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

Australian Strongman Don Athaldo

The man behind 'The Athalding System'.

The Bulgarianization Experiment

Time for a little experimentation.

7 Health & Fitness Monitoring Devices

Monitoring everything, constantly.


A great way to get a little grip work.

Outdoor Log Workout

A great way to get some fresh air.

Lift Fast, Lift Strong

The benefits of lifting fast.

Road to Strong

Its only 110kg per hand.

Part 3: Kettlebell, TRX, & Ultimate Sandbag Exercises for Healthy Shoulders and Happier Hamstrings

Look after yourself.

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