Results 1 to 11 of 11

Thread: Boards

  1. #1
    Addicted 2 Lifting Andre518's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    East Greenbush NY
    Posts
    389

    Boards

    I was looking at boards and was wondering what the difference between using 2 or 3 boards. What would be the best to start with?

  2. #2
    Banned
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    2,324
    It only takes about 2 2x6x12's to make a whole set. Make them all.

  3. #3
    Addicted 2 Lifting Andre518's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    East Greenbush NY
    Posts
    389
    That will make 2,3,and 4 board set?

  4. #4
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Posts
    1,902
    yes it will... a 1, 2, 3, 4...for the 5 we tape or lash the 4 & the 1 together


    make the whole set, one 2 board or one 3 board by itself will become very useless for you rather quickly
    Last edited by WillNoble; 11-06-2008 at 09:25 AM.

  5. #5
    Addicted 2 Lifting Andre518's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    East Greenbush NY
    Posts
    389
    Thanks a lot guys I will. Just wondering how will I benefit from the different set of boards?

  6. #6
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Posts
    1,902
    the different range of motion provided by each board will affect different areas of the press and certain muscles differently at different heights. Trust me you want to try and use varying board heights every couple of weeks, should board training be something you are looking at.

  7. #7
    Addicted 2 Lifting Andre518's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    East Greenbush NY
    Posts
    389
    Thanks a lot I will be looking into making my boards this weekend. Will the type of wood matter and suggestions?
    Last edited by Andre518; 11-06-2008 at 10:03 AM.

  8. #8
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Posts
    1,902
    a standard 2 x 6 x 12 from any Lowes or Home Depot or 84 Lumber will work

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    114
    what length should you cut the boards?

  10. #10
    Nashville Strongman
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Nashville, TN
    Posts
    28
    Just make one long board and four shorter pieces, then attach as many as you need at one time with Velcro. Need a three board? Take the long one, Velcro two boards to it.

    One board, one package of velcro, less to carry around.

  11. #11
    Banned
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    2,324
    Quote Originally Posted by whotime View Post
    what length should you cut the boards?
    You can either do Freeride's suggestion or cut them at 24" lenghts and one at 30" for each of the 2, 3, 4 boards. Notch this one for the handle. So the handle will be 6" in length. See the link to see what I'm talking about.

    http://www.flexcart.com/members/elit...d=293&pid=1058

Similar Threads

  1. problem with boards and pin presses...
    By thewicked in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-26-2008, 12:28 PM
  2. Boards
    By YoJimbo in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 02-25-2008, 03:35 PM
  3. Boards
    By Chris255 in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 09-05-2007, 07:55 AM
  4. what is it with message boards and negative people?
    By Relentless in forum General Chat
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 09-13-2004, 03:27 PM
  5. Board presses with no wood
    By ChampionLifter8 in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 11-03-2003, 12:18 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •