Are you fully training your arms? Most guys think they are but overlook a very important area of the arms - and neglecting this is a huge mistake, because when you build up this crucial area of your biceps it will add significant size and substance to your arms. What is this mystery muscle?
We all anatomically have a washboard, and exercise can make that washboard stronger and harder. Remember: good-looking abs are revealed with proper nutrition, but good functioning abs are built with proper training.
The deadlift is one of the most taxing exercises you can do in the gym, but it’s a great way to measure strength. The bigger the number, the bigger you will likely be— and there’s no denying the fact it’s cool to talk about a big deadlift number.
The push-up is an exercise you can perform anywhere, anytime, and at any fitness level, which is what makes the exercise so versatile. The variations of a push-up and how you perform it can be adjusted depending on your goals. So, whether you are just beginning your lifting journey or you are an experienced fitness guru, the push-up can be incorporated into your training routine in a variety of ways.
A study from the University of Memphis, led by Brian Schilling and Matt McAllister, showed that the glute-ham raise and Romanian deadlift were the best exercises for activating the hamstring muscles.
Kettlebells are a great tool to develop total-body strength, aerobic fitness and create a metabolic environment conducive to improved athletic performance - when they are used correctly. If you’re looking to incorporate kettlebells into your training, here are eight of the most effective exercises to start with.
The wider and thicker your back is, the more jacked you look. Building your back will also make you stronger in all your lifts, and can help prevent future injuries. When you think of exercises that train the back, you may gravitate towards the typical exercises like rows or pulldowns. And while those exercises definitely work, here are 5 exercises that you probably aren’t doing on your back day – but will help you get bigger, and stronger, in a hurry.
Deadlifts are one of the best ways to build the posterior chain, targeting everything from the upper traps down to the hamstrings. Bottom line - if you want to be build a big, powerful backside, you need to be doing deadlift variations regularly.
In order for your body to grow you need to adapt, switch up your training occasionally, and understand how small changes can produce big results. By improving your approach and form you will put yourself in a position to dramatically improve your chest development. Here are 5 chest-training tips that will help you get back on track to improving your chest strength and build a thicker, wider chest
We’re all busy people. So sometimes working out for over an hour is just not in the cards. Unfortunately, your physique doesn’t make exceptions for being busy – you simply have to make time to get in your workout. One way to do that? Incorporate more total-body movements into your regimen. Why? Here are the only three reasons you need.