Straight to the Bar Archives : How They Got Started

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I love hearing everyones' fitness background.

How They Got Started : Keith Lorino

How the enigmatic Keith Lorino got started, and back into it.



How They Got Started : Javad Ghassabi

How the enigmatic Javad Ghassabi got started, and back into it.



How They Got Started : Keith Lorino

How the enigmatic Keith Lorino got started, and back into it.



How They Got Started : Benjamin Andrews

How the enigmatic Benjamin Andrews began.



How They Got Started : Matt Davidson

How the enigmatic Matt Davidson began.



How They Got Started : John Keating

How the enigmatic John Keating began.



How They Got Started : Alana Grimolfson

How it all began.



How They Got Started : Braiden Stevenson

It's always fascinating to hear how someone began their training. Over to Braiden.



How They Got Started : Ray Hulm

How it all began.



How They Got Started : James Dotson

How it all began.



My Home Gym Story

New space, new possibilities.



Why I Started Training

A bit of history.



How I Started in Weight Training and Bodybuilding

How it all began.



Where It All Began



Dan Hardisky : My Weight Success Story



Sgt Sweaty : A New Beginning

It all started way back when...



How and Why I Train : Robert Lucarelli



Strength Training Changed My Life



10 Questions With Greg Everett

Incredible guy.



From Losing to Lifting

An incredible journey.



A Bit of History

What's this site all about?



Re-Entering the World of Fitness

The journey begins.




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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.