Results tagged “DIY”

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 31 Aug 07)

Another great week here at Straight to the Bar. A few highlights : Articles : Chris Ranck-Buhr takes a brief look at killing vs competition (in combat sports), Chris Shugart discusses a few ways to convert your favourite recipes into...

DIY Paralettes

All Around Strength and Conditioning runs through the process of making your own Paralettes (or should that be Parallettes?). As you can see from the picture, they're certainly nice and sturdy. Definitely on the list....

Setting up a Home Gym in Kansas?

A few pre-loved items.

DIY Skimboard

Getting hot there yet? Perhaps it's time to knock up a skimboard and cool off. eHow has the details. Incidentally, a couple of the suggestions made in the comments sound great. If anyone tries them, let me know....

Kettlebell Painting

Charley Allen has a new online home - several, really - including Kettlebell Lifting (the centre of it all) and Kettlebell Painting (exactly what it says). Definitely time to update the reader....

Technology and Fitness : The Sustainable Gym

A look at the use of energy-efficient fitness equipment.

Back Support For Overhead Pressing

The old familiars come out to play.

F + F workouts (Fun and Free)

Total Transformation's John Kaiser takes a look at one of my favourite workout locations - the local park. It's definitely not just for kids.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 8 Jun 07)

Here at Straight to the Bar it's been an extremely wet week (always a good thing in Sydney), so there's been plenty of indoor training going on. Between bouts, the following appeared : Articles : Darren and Pete explained the...

TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 1 Jun 07)

Another fantastic week here on Straight to the Bar; the DIY competition entries are in, now it's time to vote for your favourite. Also on the playlist :

DIY Rings

Might just do the trick.

TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 18 May 07)

A great week here.

The Home Gym 2007

Wonderful place to train.


If you have fond memories of billy-kart (soapbox) racing - a DIY car consisting of little more than a wooden box, wheels and a steep slope; the SFVISBF is for you. The SFVISBF (aka San Fernando Valley Illegal Soap Box...

DIY Stongman log

When it comes to home-made gym equipment, Clay Johnson never stops. Here's a look at his latest project - a DIY Strongman log. Here's how it was done : I started just under 11 inch in diameter, 8 foot long...

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 11 May 07)

Another great week here on Straight to the Bar.

Home-Made Heavy Bag : Like Hitting a Real Opponent

No more wild swings.

TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 04 May 07)

This week on Straight to the Bar - a couple of great entries to the DIY Equipment competition, the largest rack I've ever seen and lots more.

Farmers Walk bars

The DIY Equipment competition keeps growing. As promised, Clay Johnson has completed his Farmers' Walk bars (for only $10, I might add). Here's how they were put together (from Clay) : I made a set of Farmer's Walk Bars for...

Horizontal Pinch Device

Another brilliant entry for the DIY Equipment competition - Chris Rice's Horizontal Pinch Device. A few words from the man himself will tell you exactly why I want one of these (and if you train grip, you're probably thinking the...

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