Straight to the Bar

All Things Strength


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Welcome to Straight to the Bar

If you’ve just joined us, welcome. Here you’ll find everything that grunts, groans and ticks in the world of strength training. In short, this site is the home of all things strength.


Incidentally, this site’s been helping people become fitter, healthier and stronger since January 2004. If you’ve just joined us, I highly recommend subscribing to the weekly Strength & Fitness Newsletter (part of the Strength Kit), which contains details of new posts on the site, freshly-minted video demonstrations & tutorials, details of upcoming Gymchats and a whole lot more.

And yes, it’s absolutely free.


To help get you started, here are a few of our most recent posts. And if you want to dive in to a particular area. check out the ‘Start Here‘ page above. Enjoy.

4 Best Exercises to Improve Your Memory and Learning Skills

Your brain is literally the most important part of your body. It will control all organs, help you remember things, and in fact, it will also help you to figure out details about your movement and direction. Your brain also handles your hormones and vital organs so...