Saturday, September 22, 2018
Take a glance around at your fellow gym-goers next time you visit the weights room and it’s almost certain that you’ll see one or two of them doing biceps curls or some other laser-focused biceps exercise. It’s far...

Lift Weights To Lose Weight

If you’ve tried and failed to lose weight before, the chances are you tried to do it through more running or cycling, especially slow, long-distance jogs or rides. But while steady-state cardio – when you run, cycle or swim...

Bodyweight exercises

Ditch the dumbbells, all the weight you’ll ever need for a good workout is contained within your body. Having a good arsenal of bodyweight exercises means you can hit almost any fitness goal without having to leave the...
Why am I lifting weights? Resistance training isn’t just about getting bigger biceps. It’s a perfect elixir for health. “It stimulates muscles to grow, bones to strengthen and fat to break down,” says personal trainer Dan Wheeler, whose success in...
There is perhaps no exercise that provides more benefits with less movement than the classic plank. Maximum returns for minimum movement is the plank’s business, and business is good. All you have to do is hold the plank for...

How To Do A Renegade Row

So you’ve turned your back on regular rows. You’ve done so many that the one-arm row, the cable row, the upright row, the inverted row, even – gasp – the bent-over row no longer satisfy. You need something...

How To Get Fit At Home

Use props If you don’t have workout kit, furniture can be an useful substitute. If normal press-ups are too easy for you, try placing your feet on a chair - with the incline you’ll target different areas and place more...

Perfect The Overhead Press

The overhead press is sometimes called the shoulder press, but that’s a bit misleading because heaving a weight overhead is working far more than just your shoulders – it’s a serious mass builder for your entire upper body. Pressing...

Abs exercises

Even if you have no aspirations of sculpting a perfect six-pack, you should be giving your abs plenty of attention in the gym. Strong abs are a key part of a rock-solid core, which in turn provides the...

Dumbbell exercises

Dumbbells are the most accessible free weights so they’re the first most people tend to try, either in the gym or as part of a home workout. They’re also among the most versatile weights you can use, and...
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