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How much does the sled of a leg press machine weigh?

Curious about the starting weight of a leg press machine, before you start to stack the plates? So was I. It is hella’ annoying that each leg press machine has a different starting weight, and it makes it very difficult to track how much weight you are able to lift. So for those looking for a […]

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Do Pull Ups Work ABS? Interesting Facts You Should Know!

Do you want to do workouts for your abs? Then, you must know the right workouts that can help you for your abs. when you will start research, you will find pull ups as a common recommendation for abs. However, there are also many physical trainers who do not believe that pull ups do not […]

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10 Exercises For Hamstrings And Glutes Without Equipment

The best possible exercises you can do for your glutes and hamstrings are leg curls and deadlifts. But what do you do if you don’t have access to equipment? Well, there are many home workouts that can give you the same burn that you get when you are at the gym. Below are the best […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Occlusion Training via Blood Flow Restriction

If you want to know if Occlusion training, otherwise known as blood flow restriction training, can help you build muscle faster, then you’ve come to the right place. Blood flow restriction training is a bit of a hot topic in the bodybuilding community. Along with it sounding scientific, some are saying introducing blood flow restricting bands […]

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Why Does My Stomach Hurt When I Do Sit-ups?

Are you experiencing stomach cramps while doing sit-ups? You may find yourself asking, “why does my stomach hurt when I do sit-ups?” There is usually a good reason for that. The last thing anyone wants to experience during a workout is cramping or pain of any sort. It can almost make you not want to […]

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How much does a trap bar weigh? And how to do hex bar deadlifts!

I remember the good ol’days when a barbell was your only choice for squats deadlift and bench. How things have changed, google anything fitness related and you will find rigorous strength training courses, be inundated with dietary advice and receive a generous helping of “bro-science.” Well, it turns out that some of the shiny new […]

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Knee Sleeves vs Knee Wraps – What should you use?

Why should you fuss over expensive accessories — knee sleeves, knee braces, knee wraps — for such a small part of your body.  That little cap that connects a very long portion of your body deserves some tender love and care as it does lots of hard work for you in the gym. Knee problems […]

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How To Do A Sumo Deadlift High Pull With Kettlebell

The important part of putting together a great workout routine is knowing exactly which part of your body you’re looking to help and doing exercises targeting those areas. One exercise you may be doing that can benefit multiple areas of the body is the sumo deadlift with kettlebell. Deadlifting may sound a bit intimidating for […]

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Is It Bad To Do Squats Every Day?

Squatting is a natural movement that has significant benefits for our health and well being. If you have children, you will notice that they can pull off a perfect squat without even trying. They may squat to pick up a toy or some other objects you prefer they not touch, but they have the perfect […]

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The Best Knee Sleeves For Running, Weightlifting and CrossFit

If you’re a fan of running, weightlifting, crossfit or pretty much any other activity that puts strain on your knees, then I have news for you.Damage to the cartilage or tendants in your knee is forever. Yes, you may recover, but your knee will never be the same again. Speak to anyone who has had […]

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