Jim from Beastskills.com shared a nice handstand training tool on the BeastSkills Facebook Page. A simple and brilliant idea from Yuval Ayalon. A board to practice handstands (and one arm handstands) that is level, mobile, and has two lines on it that help one visualize and keep their body in line.
Here is how you make yourself a pair of weightlifting straps similar to the IronMind Sew-Easy Lifting Straps (I really like these). Of course you can try all kinds of different materials, but in the video they use some of those Everlast straps, cut the loop and tape the ends together. Perfect size. Loop around the bar once. Quick setup.
Light weight baby! A redditor shows what he uses for micro loading. Three nuts (=200g) per batch. So he can increase the weight by 400g to break through a plateau. Now there are a lot of people in the thread suggesting a routine change instead of micro loading. This would probably be the best advice. But why not […]
Check out this easy to build Homemade Gripper by Gord Venables. The image is pretty self explanatory. You build a little frame to put your barbell in. Just high enough for you fingers to wrap around the bar
Check out this DIY Wooden Squat Rack construction. Looks pretty sturdy. Material: 3 6×6, used for the base and stands pieces of 10 gauge steel (0.1406″ or 3.57mm) 24 2×4 5 lbs box of 3.5″ screws 2 bottles of wood glue Cost: around $160 Also check out this Wooden DIY Power Rack.
Check out this DIY door frame pull up bar construction. Looks really strudy, like he built the house around it. See this thread for more details and photos.
Here is a the homemade alternative to tools like these self massage stick rollers. The good ol’ Rolling Pin a.k.a Dough Roller. via Elite FTS
If you have the right tools and skills you can build yourself a kick ass power rack. You have seen the wooden Power Racks. But this awesome piece of craftsmanship is the best diy power rack I have seen so far. Costs: around $400 US Read this post for a complete explanation. Plan: Finished Product:
You gotta work with what you got… Joao Casqueiro 200,5 KG x 4 reps Hook Grip Deadlift [email protected]