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 :
- Josh Hanagarne’s Training Log
Z-Health, Kettlebells and Bending. Here’s what Josh‘s getting up to.
- The Machine’s Training Log
More training goodness. Mike ‘The Machine‘ Bruce‘s approach.
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Video – Brothers in Grip Tip: “Wrong-way” Blob Lifts
A great way to increase the challenge of your blob training – put your hand the ‘wrong way‘. Nice one.
Deal of the Week – The Ultimate Sandpack
Remember the Ultimate Sandpack video we saw recently? Brilliant bit of kit – extremely versatile, and incredibly well made.
If you’re ready to kick your training up a notch, give it a run.
Twitterchat 49 – Training with Minimal Equipment : As great as it is to train in a well-stocked gym, there are plenty of times when that equipment simply isn’t available. Fortunately, there’s always an alternative or three.
This week we’re discussing some of the ways to get a solid workout when you only have a little equipment, or none at all. Helping us to navigate this incredible array is Body By D-Rock’s Derek Peruo. Fantastic.
Who : Strength-training fans
Topic : Training with Minimal Equipment
When : Wed Jan 20, 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.
Got an event that you’d like to add? Let me know.
Exercise of the Week : Steinborn Lift
Although Henry ‘Milo‘ Steinborn is comparatively well known (notably for bringing the Barbell Squat to the US), the Steinborn Lift is an animal not often seen.
It’s perhaps easiest to explain via a demonstration :
Good fun. Give it a shot.