Strength & Fitness Newsletter

On the Forums

I’m constantly amazed at just how much my training is influenced by the people on this site. Whether you’re looking for a new piece of equipment, an unusual exercise variation or just an idea of how others approach things, head over to the forums :

NB : Ready to add your own workout log or training article? Just head over to the Articles & Logs page and log in, and click ‘Post to Your Blog‘. That’s all there is to it.

Video – 60th Birthday Medley

This is a great mix of exercises, at any age. A blend of kettlebell, club, rope and sandbag work. Good fun.

Deal of the Week – The FP Gripper

These are beautiful things.
Remember the gripper video we looked at last week? Here’s a perfect time to grab the first series of this incredible tool – the FP Gripper. Designed by Joe Musselwhite and hand-made by Warren Tetting; if you’re serious about your armwrestling, this is definitely a must-have piece of equipment.
Love it.

Coming Events

Twitterchat 38 – Stretching : If there’s one area of strength-training which is often overlooked, ignored or misunderstood it’s stretching. When done right, however, it can help with some incredible changes.
This week we’re going to take a look at the what, when and how of stretching; with the help of The Strength Doctor, Tim Hull. Exactly what to do, when and where to go for help.
Details –
Who : Strength-training fans
Topic : Stretching
When : Wed Nov 4, 9pm EST (1am UTC)
How : include #sbgym in your tweets (here’s how)
To see when it’s on in your timezone, head over to the twitterchat calendar.
See you there.
NB : if you’d like to be a guest on an upcoming chat, get in touch. It’s always great to discover how other people are training.
Andrew Durniat’s Day of Strength : Grip, Strongman, Highland Games and other fun things. Fantastic..
Got an event that you’d like to add? Let me know..

Exercise of the Week : Overhead Tire Throw

This is a deceptively simple exercise – the Overhead Tyre Throw. Good fun.