Results tagged “tearing”

Tearing 2,902 Pages

The incredible Strongman Chris Rider.

Gymchat 180 - Arm Training

Increasing strength & size in all the 'right' ways.

70 of the Best : 7 Years of Straight to the Bar

This site - Straight to the Bar - has been around for an incredible 7 years (the first post was on Jan 17th, 2004), and to say I'm grateful is a gross understatement.

Thank you.

Three Technique Corrections for Tearing Your First Deck of Cards

Ready to get tearing?

Review : Card Tearing eBook

Love this book.

Strongmen on Twitter Background

UPDATE (7 APR 2014) :

I’m currently doing a lot of design work for this site with another illustrator - and one I highly recommend, just take a look at his portfolio - my brother Glenn Bird. You’ll find him over at


I'm constantly surrounded by strength-training memorabilia (particularly that of old-time Strongmen/Strongwomen from 1870 - present), so when Rory Hickman offered to design a twitter background (which you can see here), it was logical to display several of them on there.

Phonebook Shearing

Phonebook tearing, shearing style. Nice work Chris....

Card Tearing (Bicycles) in Oven Mitts

Via Feats of Strength and Power : quartering cards in oven mitts? Nice work Adam. NB : if you're looking for other great ways to make this superb feat nice and challenging (more than it is already), check out...

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 3 Apr 09)

Ian ‘Mac’ Batchelor.A great week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :...

Mac and Cards

Although better known as a wrist-wrestler, Ian 'Mac' Batchelor was certainly no slouch with a deck of cards.

Today's Twitterchat on Card Tearing

Fascinating discussion.

Blast from the Past : Card Tearing

An incredibly fun way to train.

Unusual Goals Require Unusual Measures

How do you train for something like that?

Card Tearing eBook

The perfect place to start.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 6 Mar 09)

A great week here.

Card Tearing in Boxing Gloves

Nice work Gary.

1 3/4 Decks Stacked

Adam continues to make card tearing look almost ludicrously easy. Here he is demolishing 1 3/4 decks, stacked. Good stuff....

Finger Lifting and Other Fun Things

Adam does some great stuff in his training, including something I haven't seen for years - Finger Lifting. Love it....

Vertical Card Tears

Grip 'n' Rip Strength Demonstration

Time to rip into it.

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