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 – Modified Reeves Deadlift

If you’ve ever tried the Reeves Deadlift (the one pictured here), you’ll understand just how challenging it is. To get you started, here’s a slightly simpler version. Nice one.

Deal of the Week – Gymboss

Gymboss Interval Timer
Whether your conditioning sessions revolve around sandbags, hill sprints, stair work or another form of fun; if interval work is at the centre of it, make sure you’ve got a Gymboss.
Simply put, the Gymboss is the perfect interval timer. Compact, accurate and loud enough to hear when you’re in the middle of a set.
Beautiful thing.

Coming Events

Twitterchat 39 – Advanced Kettlebell Techniques II : If you’ve been using kettlebells for any length of time, you’ll appreciate just how many ways there are to put them to work. Use them for your strength training, conditioning work and as a perfect way to add weight to other exercises.
This week we’re going to take a look at a few of the many ways to train with your kettlebells, focusing on the advanced techniques which help you crank it up a notch. Helping us navigate this fascinating area, Dave ‘Iron Tamer‘ Whitley.
Details –
Who : Strength-training fans
Topic : Advanced Kettlebell Techniques II
When : Wed Nov 11, 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 : Sonnon’s Lawnmower Extension

A great one for the ringsSonnon’s Lawnmower Extension. Good stuff.