Slosh pipes are a great tool to have in your workout arsenal. They challenge the core and stabilizer muscles preparing you to deal with moving and shifting mass in sports and in life.
Building one is cheap and easy. Heres how:
At your home improvement store purchase either 4 inch or 3 inch diameter PVC pipe and endcaps. The pipe should be long enough to perform an overhead squat. Common lengths purchased for slosh pipes range from 6 ft – 10 ft. You will also need pvc cement.
Step 1 – Coat one end of pvc pipe with cement on area where endcap will go and coat inside wall of encap with cement as well. Press on in a turning motion. Note that cement dries rapidly so you need to do perform step one fast.Let dry for 5 minutes.
Step 2 – Fill pipe 3/4 full with water and add a 1/2 cup of vinegar so that water does not become rancid.
Step 3 – Repeat step one with other endcap. Let dry for 5 min and check for any. leaks. If leaks occur then coat leak area with more pvc cement.
Fast. Easy. Effective.
You now have a slosh pipe!
Posted by Mike Norris on October 24, 2011