Ah yes, the Pillar of Pain lol. I've always wanted to make one of these but have never had a place to use it. Nice and simple construction and something that will kick your ass, can't ask for much more than that!
I've also toyed with the idea of making a log out of pvc, sloshing water included. That would be brutal.
The strength trainee says "Why sacrifice intensity when I can sacrifice volume"
The bodybuilder says "Why sacrifice intensity when I can sacrifice form"
"We are not sport, when there is a sport issue, we are not so good. The boxer is much better than us at boxing. But he will have to protect his balls if he wants to punch us."