Results tagged “balance”

The Power of Hindsight

A few things I've picked up over the years.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 13 Mar 09)

Harness Lift by Thomas Topham.A great week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :...

Maintaining the Balance

Balance.Strength training is only one part of a balanced life. John Frieser explains.

Blast from the Past : Incredible World Records

For as long as I can remember I've been interested in the many ways in which people push themselves to the limit. Here are just a few of the incredible world records we've seen set - and broken - over the years.

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

A great week here.

Tae Kwon Do Balance Training


The Hardest Thing

Thinking about the hour ahead. Photo by Roy Scott.Do you have the mental fortitude to stop when it hurts?

Back To The Future : The Power Of Bodyweight Exercise

There are many ways to mix things up.

Hammering Strength into the Wrists

The importance of wrist strength, and a great way to get it - with a sledgehammer.

The Bodyweight Aficionado's Guide to Gear

A few extras that can add a whole lot of possibilities.

What Really Works? Effective Strength Training Principles

The Fundamentals.

Strength Training 101 -- Get Strong, Build Muscle, Lose Fat

Squat. Photo by HelloPitty, in the SttB Flickr Group.Just getting started? Great.

Push-Up Variations

One-armed Dive Bomber Push-up. (video demonstrations below).Looking for great strength-training exercises you can do anywhere? Vic demonstrates several of the many push-up varieties available. Nice one.

Loveable Leucine

Eggs. Photo by Emuishere Peliculas.Ready to get a better 'return on investment' when it comes to your protein consumption? Same here. Sam Cox explains how.

Is Chocolate the Ultimate Testosterone Booster?

A whole load of health benefits.


I'm not sure what to say. It's the Vibraboard....

Out of Balance

Rayne. Rayne having fun with a balance board....

Putting the Balance Board to Work

Nice one.

Overhead Isometric Work for Form and Posture

Overhead Split Squats, Reverse Lunges and a whole lot more.

Weighted Climbers' Chins

Ready to seriously build your grip and wrist strength? Have a go at these.

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