Over the past five years this site’s amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I’ll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.
This week – DIY Equipment II.
Long-term readers of Straight to the Bar will appreciate just how much I love building training equipment.
We’ve seen a number of new items since last year’s roundup, and here are just a few of my favourites :
- Versatile ‘Squat Stands’
First up, the guys from The Pound put a couple of drums to great use.
- DIY Stones with Eye Bolt
A great idea from the Feb 9 Newsletter : embedding an eye bolt in your home-made stones for adding handles. Good stuff.
- DIY Strongman Yoke
Love a bit of Strongman training? Make your own yoke.
- Rigging a Tire for Dragging
How about a spot of tyre dragging? Here’s how to hook it up.
- DIY JumpSoles
Finally, if you’re working on your vertical jump, take a look at these – DIY JumpSoles. Nice one.
Want more? Take a look at these :
- DIY: How to Build an Olympic Weightlifting Platform
The Mighty Kat explains exactly how to build your own lifting platform. Good stuff.
- How to Make a Rack-Mounted Wrist Roller
This is a great training tool – a rack-mounted wrist roller. Good fun.
- The Sled
Got an old wheelbarrow? Got a dragging sled.
There’s also an incredible array of articles and videos on this site. Use the search box at the top of each page, or send me an email.