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DIY Pull-Up Bar
This is a long overdue post. Earlier this month I installed a homemade pull-up bar in my garage. It is constructed out of 1" black steel pipe and 2"x6" boards. I initially had my doubts about 12 screws holding up my body weight, but it feels incredibly solid. I've jerked and yanked at it and it just doesn't budge. The final price for supplies was somewhere between $150 and $200. This was a little more than I was hoping to spend but well worth it for the final result. So far I've done "Murph"…
I knew when we scored 490 pounds worth of iron plates that we couldn’t just throw them on the garage floor. Because if there’s anything worse than squeezing my feet into a pair of anato…
DIY pullup Rig / Squat Stand
I recently moved from a house that had a big enough basement to hang a pull-up bar. Our "new" house doesn't have any room for any sort of pullup rig. I wanted to order one from Rogue, but they haven't weather tested the rack I wanted, so I got creative. I took the parts from my now defunct pullup bar and decided to make something that'd do the trick. I then took it a step further, and decided to add a squat rack (because I can). I already had everything I needed except the lumber and…
More Push Sled Ideas - RossTraining.com
In a past entry, I linked to a homemade push sled that was posted to my forum. Here is one of the pictures: Since posting the original entry, I’ve received several related emails from readers of the site. There have been questions, suggestions, and pictures of other homemade models. Unfortunately, I have yet to build […]
A two-dimensional wooden dummy. Wish I had one of these at home. Look at the hands - they come at variable heights too.
Reversible Makiwara with Floor Stand - Academy Of Karate - Martial Arts Supply Inc.
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