Tag Archives: crossfit

Zagreb marathon

As some of the readers know, I am Croatian, so I’ll promote some of our races with the intention to get some of you interested. One of these took place today – the Zagreb marathon. This year marks the 21st … Continue reading

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How to make a wall ball

Plenty of useful crossfit exercises can be done with a wall ball. Instead of buying an expensive factory produced ball, you can make one yourself for a bit more than 5 pounds. Ingredients and tools: A basketball, not too expensive … Continue reading

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How to make parallettes

This is another one of those items which should be really simple to make. There are many ways one can make parallettes – a popular way being using PVC piping. I prefer wood for a variety of reasons, so that … Continue reading

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How to make wooden olympic rings

Ingredients and tools: 4 25 x 25cm 18mm thick plywood or very strong chipboard Wood glue, a compass, a saw and a drill with a wide wood bit (16mm or more) Sanding devices of choice, some paint (optional) Time and … Continue reading

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How to make a plyometric box

Ingredients and tools: Chipboard (particle board) or plywood, size depends on what you want Screws and glue for wood A drill with a small wood driver (optional) Electrical tape and some foam in a roll (optional) Time and cost: wood … Continue reading

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My new workout schedule

It is the time of the year when the holidays are over and it’s time for a fresh start. To motivate myself to train further, I will set three goals (often in three sports or disciplines). Aside from the usual … Continue reading

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Wooden materials and usage

Surfing across the web, I often find tutorials on DIY equipment stating that it is made of plywood. Very often, the images shown on these tutorials clearly demonstrate that the author has actually used chipboard or another kind of material. … Continue reading

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How to make a cheap boxing bag

Ingredients and tools: Heavy duty tarpaulin, 1.2 x 1.8m should be enough Scissors, chalk, a sewing machine and some strong thread Old clothes, a bucket of sand (20kg) and some freezer storage bags + a scale (optional) 1m of rope, … Continue reading

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