Results tagged “DIY”

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 15 Feb 08)

A great week here at Straight to the Bar. Hitting the headlines :...


DIY Suspension Trainer

Strength coach Amanda Haren demonstrates that home-made gym equipment doesn't have to be expensive or complex to be effective; knocking up her own suspension trainer. Here's how it's done. Good stuff....


Making Your Own Gym Equipment : DIY Grip Tools

There's nothing quite like building your own.


Lifting with a home-made Stacker

Using a DIY version of IronMind's Stacker....


TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 18 Jan 08)

An extremely hot week here at Straight to the Bar.


Training with Bag o' Tire Chains

Looking for workout ideas? Kat has a great one - training with a bag of tire chains. Looks like fun....


20 of the Best : 2007

A few personal favourites.


TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 28 Dec 07)

Happy Holidays from everyone here at Straight to the Bar - hope you've had a great week. Here are a few highlights : Articles : John Fair takes a look at the inimitable John Grimek,Blaine discusses the reasons for taking...


Home-made Prowler

In the mood for a bit of DIY? The Fightraining Blog points to an interesting thread over on Animal Ability discussing various ways to make your own Prowler. If you haven't seen one before, the above video shows a...


PVC Hub Lifting

Great idea - a DIY PVC Hub....


Taking Advantage of Your Location : At Last - Some Real Outdoor Space

A great place to train.


PVC Chong

Looks great.


Home-Made Tornado Ball

Got a spare medicine ball?


What's Your Favourite Strength-Training Forum?

Some great sources of training information.


TGIF : Weekly Round-up (WE Fri 26 Oct 07)

What we were talking about this week.


$40 DIY Chinning Bar

Nice and simple.


Things Which Deserve More Attention : Forearm Training

This month's collaboration with Run to Win's Blaine Moore - Things which deserve more attention - continues with a look at one of my favourite areas of training, the forearms.


How to Make Your Own Bumper Plates on a Budget

Ready to try a spot of Olympic Weightlifting? Make your own 'plates'.


TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 7 Sep 07)

It's nearly the end of a week in the sun (for me, at least). In my absence, a few of my favourite articles from the Straight to the Bar archives : 8 cups per day Holding the bar in the...


From the Archives : DIY Gym Equipment

There's something inherently satisfying about building things yourself.


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