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DIY Sandbag Trap Bar

Here’s a quick twist on working out with an old toy. I repurposed my heavy sandbag into a trap bar for deadlifts and shrugs. First, I used some old ratchet straps from the wing chun dummy I made a few … Continue reading

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My Secret Weapon

Who would have known a rolled up bathmat could be so handy?  I was using this to block a draft from the back door of my garage where I train, but Home Depot had a nifty heavy-duty draft stop that … Continue reading

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DIY – Grape Juice!

This is somewhat unrelated to the blog, but it’s fun.  The previous owner of my house planted Concord grapes, and I usually get a pretty good harvest from one very mature vine.  I usually eat a lot of them and … Continue reading

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DIY “Wing Chun” Dummy

I saw this video a few weeks ago and thought it would be a neat idea to attach an arm to my makiwara, like this guy did. After thinking about how he built it, it looked like the modification might … Continue reading

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