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 a training routine or two, head over to the forums :
- Training Logs
No matter what your training goals, it’s always great to see how other people train. Head over to the Training Logs area and dive in.
- Bending my 2nd Yellow Nail in a Fancy Suit
Josh takes a look at his new toys from IronMind. Formal clothing optional.
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 – DIY Suspension Straps
Looking for an inexpensive alternative to Blast Straps? Try these.
Kettlebell Juggling Contest : how’s your kettlebell juggling? For details, head over here. Good stuff.
Card Tearing Contest : or a spot of card tearing perhaps? Now this one will be fun. Find out why.
Grip Contests : There are also several grip contests coming up shortly, including :
- USHS Nationals
- USGS Nationals
- Finnish Open Grip Strength Championships
For details, swing by the Grip Contest Calendar.
Exercise of the Week
The Barbell Hack Squat. The original and best. Love it.
For information on the history of this wonderful lift, and to see how it’s performed, head over to Part III of the Timeless Exercises series. Enjoy.
I love sandbag training, and this is definitely the way to do it right.
Rope training is fantastic, and this is my weapon of choice. Heavy, flexible and supremely strong.
If you’re just beginning your bending journey, this is the perfect place to start.