|Heavy dumbbells are a big favorite with many Dinosaurs - and they're a great addition to any training program.|
Hail to the Dinosaurs!
We got a ton of great responses
to yesterday's email asking you
to name your three favorite pieces
of training equipment.
Meaning, the equipment you would
take to a desert island - knowing
it would be all you had for training.
Here's what some of you had to
MY BIG THREE
1. A pair of adjustable dumbbells
up to 100 or more pounds - for
heavy farmer's walks and presses).
2. A plate-loading barbell
3. A sledgehammer (great for
forearm strength, shoulder mobility
doing rotations, and for working on
THE TOP THREE
1. A pair of gymnastic rings
(nothing better for working the
upper body pushing and pulling
2. One plate-loaded dumbbell with
lots of iron for one-arm swings,
snatches, presses, weighted one-
legged squats, etc.
3. One 53 lb. kettlebell (for serious
That's it - simple, but they were
not easy choices!
I would take my thick-handled, plate
loading dumbbells, lots of plates, and
my two 10' climbing ropes.
Those are all good choices. What about
What training equipment would you
take to a desert island?
Send me an email and let me know!
Yours in strength,
P.S. You can find a ton of great
workouts suitable for desert island
training with minimal equipment
in these books:
Dinosaur Dumbbell Training
Dinosaur Bodyweight Training
Chalk and Sweat
2. My other books and courses are
right here at Dino Headquarters:
Hard-copy and PDF
3. Thought for the Day: "You don't
need lots of equipment to get a great
workout." - Brooks Kubik
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