Weightlifting

May 7, 2020
The Smith Machine Explained
Should You Use the Smith Machine?
The smith machine is a staple piece of equipment in gyms the world over, so much so that’s it’s not uncommon to see people banging out sets of squats, bench press or shoulder presses on it, but is this the best way to get results? In this article, we look at what the smith machine is, the advantages and disadvantages, what the current research says and more.
April 30, 2020
Best Triceps Exercises to build bigger arms
The 6 Best Triceps Exercises for Bigger Arms
The triceps are responsible for two-thirds of your total arm size which means if you’re looking to build an enviable set of arms that fill your t-shirts and look powerful you cannot neglect them. Training them properly comes down to suitable exercise selection and then doing 4 key things consistently. In this article, we breakdown all of this down to show you how to build big triceps and bigger arms.
April 16, 2020
What's the difference between Chin Ups and Pull Ups
Chin Ups vs. Pull Ups: What’s the Difference?
It’s common to hear that the difference between chin ups and pull ups is the amount you engaged your lats, but this isn’t true. Sure, there is a difference in the activation of the bicep and traps between the movements, but research shows that lat activation is pretty similar. So, what is the difference, and which should you use in your workouts? These questions and more answered in this article.
March 26, 2020
How to build bigger legs
How to Get Bigger Legs
Getting bigger legs requires that you do 3 things; eat in a small calorie surplus, apply progressive overload and prioritise recovery between workouts. If you can do this consistently using the correct leg exercises, you’ll see fantastic muscle growth and strength gain in no time at all.
March 5, 2020
When exactly to do cardio (before or after lifting weights)
Should You Do Cardio Before or After Lifting Weights?
Cardio should be an important part of everyone’s training plan. However, deciding when to do it without it impacting your weightlifting goals can be difficult. In this article, we breakdown your different options and which one you should choose depending on your goal.
February 20, 2020
What is Progressive Overload
What is Progressive Overload?
Progressive overload is the act of continually increasing your workout stimulus in order to force your body to adapt by getting bigger, stronger, faster, etc. There are a number of ways to apply progressive overload in your workouts and we cover them all in this article, as well looking at which are the most effective and how to apply them to your training.
October 31, 2019
The best leg exercices
The Best Exercises For Bigger, Stronger Legs
If you're looking to take your leg development to the next level then you need to train them properly. In this article, I'll show you exactly which exercises to use, how many sets and reps to do, as well as 3 workouts you can use to reach your goals.
October 24, 2019
11 Ways to build more muscle
11 Ways to Build More Muscle
In this article, we look at 11 proven ways to naturally build more muscle from using compound movements, to eating enough and more. You’ll learn exactly how to maximise your muscle growth potential and get the most from your training sessions.
October 10, 2019
The most common 7 mistakes
Stop Making These 7 Strength Training Mistakes
If you want to get the most out of your time in the gym, then you need to make sure you’re doing things properly. In this article we’ll explore 7 of the most common strength training mistakes people make and look at exactly how to fix them.