Blast from the Past : DIY Training Equipment

A brief look at just some of the DIY gym gear we've noted over the years.

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Zercher Slosh Walk. Great exercise.
Over the past four years this site's amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I'll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.
This week - DIY Training Equipment.

I love building all kinds of training equipment (and things in general, for that matter). Here's a brief look at just some of the DIY gym gear we've noted over the years :

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Already got one? Looking for something specific? Swing by the Straight to the Bar Store. It's all in there.

Of course, there's a whole lot more DIY goodness on this site. Take a wander through the DIY Equipment category; or look for something specific via the search box at the top of the page. Enjoy.


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Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 37) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Facebook, the Daily 'Paper'; and of course his online home. Enjoy.



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