The Equipment Guys

Strength Equipment

Jungle Gym

Body Weight/ Free Weight Jungles Utilizing common components of the Stray Dog Rack Systems we have created a four station Jungle that allows you to perform barbell work or body weight  and Monkey Bar work on same station. In a team or class setting a variety of workouts can be done with more people at…

Wrestlers Twist

SD613 Wrestlers Twist: The Wrestlers Twist is an intermediate core strength piece of equipment that is not limited to only training the core. Wrestlers Twist has a universal joint swivel point that fits most Olympic bars. This piece of equipment allows any athlete to turn any bar into a ground based torso trainer, row unit…

Fire-Out Station

The Fire-Out Station is perfect for training multiple athletes at a time, similar to the way the Stray Dog Strength rack can train multiple athletes but in a smaller foot print. The Fire-Out Station is mounted to a wall so it takes up less floor space leaving your weight room open for other exercises. You…

The Bar You Can’t Ignore

BIG RED The science of a good bar is well worth the investment. In fact, purchasing a good bar can not only add years of training to your program without buying a new bar, but can also provide a safe and productive experience vs. the bare minimum. A good bar can put you over the…

Stray Dog Belt Squat

Front squats? Back squats? Hex bar? 1 leg squats (pistol squats)? Goblet squats? Is the belt squat just another squat? Yes. If you look around the internet, you will keep seeing that the belt squat can be used to “squat without loading the spine.” To be honest, I don’t think most people care about that…

Evaluating a Lifting Bar

Type of bar Olympic Bar: Olympic bars will be a bit whippy, and will have Olympic knurling/ring marks spaced for the Oly lifts. These bars will be more expensive than powerlifting bars, as they have to have a high PSI rating to cope with the dropping/have a whippy+strong metal characteristic making the metal processing more…