Over at 70’s Big Justin compiled several posts on weightlifting gear.(Elite FTS also has a post for Virgin Belt Users). Among them are good reasons why you should consider using a lifting belt. One — Generally speaking Two — types of belts Three — how to break in a belt (video) Four — a detailed […]
KitLaughlin has an interesting shoulder mobility series utilizing sticks / PVC pipes. You can get some pretty good stretches using these things. Subscribe to his channel and give him a thumbs up.
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. […]
Dave Tate shows you how to do triceps extensions by combing a traditional seated dip machine with an EZ bar.
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
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.