Turns out I am not the only one with super poor ankle flexibility. Look at the heels in this photo below of Su Dajin. Thanks to Kari Kinnunen a.k.a. Wonderlifter for letting me post it here. That looks like it’s about the same heel elevation I need at the moment (I squat with oly shoes + […]
Here is how you clean and re-grease your old barbell. They recommend using teflon grease instead of oil.
Ross Enamait addresses a question about the durability of furniture sliders. A great inexpensive piece of equipment I also use quite regularly. First I didn’t even know that some fitness marketers gave these things a fancy name and sell it for a much higher price tag. But I guess that in a world where shake weights are a real […]
Redditor poscaps shows how he built his homemade dragging sled. It was about $50 USD. It would’ve been cheaper had he already had any of the scrap around. The flange and pipe were the most expensive single pieces at almost $20 for the pair. First I was skeptical about how the wood would perform on […]
I don’t think that I shared this with you yet. Here is one of my bad purchases. It was 2 AM. I was surfing ebay for equipment and found these 2 bumper plates. 80 Euros for 2 TKCHIN 25kg Bumper Plates, labled “for 50mm Olympic bars” … Their auctions were only running for a couple more […]
Weekend Project: Build your own dragging sled. I have seen people dragging tires or even just bare plates. Share other options in the comments. Here is a nice option if you or your neighbor has an old wheelbarrow laying around.
Time for some equipment porn. Dave Tate walks you through the new EliteFTS Signature Rack. The mother of all power racks. Looks like you can use it as a foundation to build your house around it. Someday …
Here is a neat tip if your überhuman leg drive gives you trouble staying in your proper bench press position. Use piece of shelf liner rubber mesh. The tip comes from Vincent Dizenzo: If you are having trouble sliding on the bench, head to your local Sears and buy the rubber mesh that goes in the bottom of […]
Ok, this may seem odd, but hear me out. 2 weeks ago I stumbled across the video of Brett Summers explaining how he uses one of those car buffer / car polisher things for myofascial release when foam rollers are not enough. You read that right. What a silly gimmick right? That was my first […]