Posts Tagged ‘alternative fitness’

Even though I belong to 2 health clubs (and one of them is a huge chain that get access to all their locations), I still find myself doing several workouts at home. They are quick, easy, and offer an alternative to traditional equipment. In order to keep the cost of my home gym down, I often find myself building the tools that I need.

The slosh pipe is a tool that was introduced to me at the 2013 Indiana Spartan Sprint. A fairly simple construction grade PVC pipe was laying motionless on the ground at one of the vendor booths. A guy instructed me to pick it up and do as many overhead military presses as possible. With those instructions I prepped myself to pick up a very heavy pipe. To¬† my surprise the pipe wasn’t that heavy (maybe 50+lbs).