Here is a DIY fix if you want to use one of those door frame pull up bars, but don’t want to damage your door frame or leave any marks. Just put some styrofoam or something similar on the ends of the bar. Bonus: If you don’t care about your wall and don’t have a door […]
Ross Enamait shows you how to build your own gymnastics rings with 1 inch PVC pipes. Total Cost: 20-25 $US (with straps) take 2x 23.5″ PVC pieces fill with sand bake in an oven for 10 minutes at around 170-180° Celsius (350°F) bend it around a can and let it cool
Over at the Diesel Crew Jedd shares a quick tutorial on how to build your own loading pin. Although he focuses on using it as a grip strength tool, this thing is really useful to load plates for your neck harness curls.
Regarding the post about DIY Foam Roller Alternatives. Here is a video tutorial on how to create your own.
Matt Wichlinski shows a simple homemade homemade Glute Ham Raise (GHR)/ Nordic Raises / Natural Leg Curl apparatus. This thing looks similar to what Ross Enamait showed on his blog a while back. More: Posts tagged with GHR Also check out this thread on bodybuilding.com Update: Here’s another DIY option. You’ll only need: a piece of wood […]
Over at reddit there was a discussion about Foam Roller Alternatives I started making my own foam rollers with 4″ PVC and exercise mats…via A Nalgene bottle…via lacrosse ball for traps via two tennis balls in a dress sock works great.via For a tutorial on how to build your own foam roller with a PVC […]
You know food trucks are pretty successful, so why not create a gym truck? Check out the rolling CrossFit Gym. Pretty epic idea by Albert Jumper. He put “about $16,000.00 in the truck and another 11,000.00 in weight and equiptment.” More info here
Jedd from the Diesel Crew shows you his collection of block weights. Block Weights are a great tool for your open handed pinch grip training. Jedd usesa great variety of tools, like Blobs (Fatmans, Next Gen’s, Legacy’s, Blob50′s, etc) Dumbbell Heads (severed, broken or cut heads of a dumbbell, especially Hex Blocks) Chunks (pieces of […]
Kelly Starrett with another ankle range of motion and hip mobility WOD. This time he attacks the areas with some cheap bike inner tubes instead of fancy first world rubber bands. Ankle – 2-3 minutes band distracted ankle stretch (front / back), oscillate, press into corners calf on wall, press hip to wall (squeeze glutes), contract relax, […]