On his blog Ross Enamait pointed to an diy reaction trainer.Edit: Ross added a quick explanation on how to make your own.You need: hat tennis ball elastic cord is one fighter who often trained with a similar device. You can see an example at the link below: Here are some pros using it. Vasyl Lomachenko (at […]
I was looking for some tricks on how to efficiently clean rusty weights. Luckily, a while back Ross posted about how he removed rust from from a set of used weights. Solution: a Coca Cola bath. I’ve summarized the original instructions with the bullet points below: Clean the weights with a hose and wire brush […]
Paul from Lift Run Bang shows how he performs Russian Leg Curls aka Natural Glute Ham Raises (GHR) at his homy gym. All you need is a way to fix your legs. Other Options: homemade frame contruction for GHRs homemade Glute Ham Raise option using just a towel and a loaded barbell
Kelly Starrett with another bondage Compression Bands mobility WOD. Tools: compression bands buy the Compression Bands from Rogue or make your own with some bicycle inner tubes. Split them in half. Et voilà. MWOD: compress the high hamstring area (medial hamstring, psoas) do usual rubber band stretches Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
If you don’t have the funds to get the Elite FTS Collegiate Power Rack check out this good looking homemade power rack built by a redditor. This looks like a great DIY project for your holidays. Here is the thread where you can ask questions. Below is another wooden squat rack option from here. Update: This wooden power […]
Kelly Starrett takes the compression technique a bit further. Tools: Lacrosse Ball cut in half Compression Band He uses it to work on the suprapatellar area. But as he points out this can be used in a variety of ways (forearms etc.). Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
This post on reddit reminded me how awesome homemade grip strength tools like baseballs, tennis balls and softballs are. If you have ever been to a climbing gym you probably have seen these things before. They are a cheap, but valuable addition to your home gym. Click here for a tutorial by Ross Enamait on how to build your own. […]
Here is an homemade GHR option – The Floor Glute-Ham Raise You’ll need: a barbell with enough weights a towel padding for your knees
Not just for kicks. Here is a video showing you how to use a simple homemade stretching tool to increase your flexibility and strengthen your hamstrings, psoas and glutes at end ranges. Material: stick or PVC pipe PVC pipe T connector rubber band