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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

Chest exercises

If you spend a lot of time in the weights room, or are about to commence a rigorous gym routine, there’s a good chance you want to bulk up your chest. Frankly, even if you have no intention...
What Is A Squat? A squat is a movement where you start in a standing position and bend your knees to bring your bum as close as possible to your heels and then stand back up again. One squat done....

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...

How To Master The EZ-Bar Curl

An EZ-bar curl is, well, easy. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent. Hold an EZ-bar in an underhand grip with your arms extended and then curl the bar up towards your chest, keeping your elbows...
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