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Old 06-26-2011, 10:10 AM   #11
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For an occasional change up, I use a a sanded and painted 3x3 block of wood that is about 16 inches long for my board presses. I take a belt, warp it around my torso and belt the block on to my chest.
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Old 06-26-2011, 12:14 PM   #12
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Easy...my pullup bars. One at my basement gym and one at my trailer on the lake.
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My best piece of equipment was my sandbag I made a couple years ago. Just a canvas military bag and some sand. Total cost was like 20 bucks and it was awesome for cleans, shouldering and lots of other stuff.

I would suggest a sandbag to all at home trainers.
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Old 06-26-2011, 12:39 PM   #14
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My best piece of equipment was my sandbag I made a couple years ago. Just a canvas military bag and some sand. Total cost was like 20 bucks and it was awesome for cleans, shouldering and lots of other stuff.

I would suggest a sandbag to all at home trainers.
That's a damn good idea.

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Old 06-26-2011, 12:47 PM   #15
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I need to build a ghetto farmer's walk apparatus that can be left outdoors or in a garage/shed. I don't need it to allow for adjustable weight. I am looking at it primarily for cardio post-workout.

I am considering building a box frame (like the one from this year's Arnold) if it's not too costly. Unless I can buy one for about the same price.
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That's a damn good idea.

That is exactly it, too bad I left it out in the rain and it broke. I went to pick it up one day and everything fell out the bottom
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That is exactly it, too bad I left it out in the rain and it broke. I went to pick it up one day and everything fell out the bottom
Do you place the sandbag in anything to help stop leakage? Say puncture proof lawn bags, or something like that?
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I can't do it anymore but the best thing I ever made was a sissy squat machine. Like Arnie and Platz said. If you call me a sissy for doing them you never tried them or do them right.

This isn't the one I made but very very close.
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