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
No more shattering. Just put some socks on my squat stands… Why didn’t I do this earlier? The neighbors below are going to love me for this.
Depending on how much your neighbors hate you, you might have to think about reducing the noise of your garage gym weightlifting platform. Check out this post Design for a Quiet, Low Vibration Olympic Weightlifting Training Platform. Basically, you have to put cushion (like carpet) everywhere two surfaces meet. Do you have more tips on how to soundproof […]
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.
John Meadows tests the prototype of the Tsunami Bar. Maybe not the best name and date to introduce this bar. But it looks like a fun piece of equipment. This is a prototype of a new bar called a Tsunami bar. It has a patent pending and should be available in 4 to 5 weeks […]
Got a new toy today. 23kg of beautiful steel. Now if only I could decide which grip to use for curls in the squat rack.
Jedd Johnson compares strength ratings of various grippers. He looks at ratings for IronMind’s Captains of Crush Gripper and Heavy Grips.
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.