Straight to the Bar

All Things Strength

HELPING YOU GET STRONGER SINCE 2004

Google+ is No More

Google+ This week we saw the impending closure of the wonderful Google+ – one of the online homes to the Straight to the Bar Community for several years now. Although the various sections aren’t set to be for a while yet, it may be a good time to revisit...
Welcome to Google+

Welcome to Google+

Google+ UPDATE 12/12/12 : We’ve started up a Community page on Google+, specifically for Straight to the Bar. Here you’ll find detailed discussions on techniques, equipment, nutrition, competitions and a whole lot more.Come and say hello at : The Straight...
Feats of Strength

Feats of Strength

Feats of Strength. Thanks for all the positive feedback to the Feats of Strength compilation I mentioned in this week’s newsletter, it’s greatly appreciated. (Incidentally, if you’re not already getting the newsletter, you can sign up here). For...
Kat ‘The Mighty Kat’ Ricker

Kat ‘The Mighty Kat’ Ricker

Like most of the good folks around Straight to the Bar, when it comes to fitness, Kat tends to be conspicuous on the gym floor or in the backyard, doing odd-looking exercises and making strange guttural noises that leave her throat sore. Kat began training in 1990....

Ryan Pitts

Nice and close.Ryan Pitts has been involved in physical culture for 21 years; having been bitten by the bodybuilding bug after seeing Pumping Iron. At 16 he built his own equipment. At 18 he discovered kettlebells and Pavel and was blown away. Ryan started to train...