Muscle Building

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 25, 2020
Ultimate Bodyweight Workout Guide
How to Create Your Own Bodyweight Workout
Bodyweight workouts are a fantastic way to train your whole body and lose fat or build muscle from anywhere with minimal equipment. This means you can still hit your goals and build the body of your dreams working out at home, on the go or when travelling.
March 25, 2020
100 Best Bodyweight Exercises
A List of the 100 Best Bodyweight Exercises
A list of the 100 best bodyweight workout exercises to help you create the perfect workout. Whether you want to create HIIT circuit or a strength workout this list will give you the exercises you need to lose fat or build muscle using nothing but your bodyweight. Each exercise has a video tutorial so you can see exactly how it’s done.
March 25, 2020
Bodyweight Workouts to do at Home
4 Bodyweight Workouts You Can Do at Home
Bodyweight workouts are a great way to get in some exercise anytime, anywhere with minimal equipment. When done properly they offer a range of benefits from increase physical and mental well-being to fat loss and muscle growth. In this article, we’ll have a look at the benefits of bodyweight training before covering 4 different bodyweight workouts you can do from home.
March 25, 2020
How to warm up properly for bodyweight workout
How to Warm Up for Bodyweight Workouts
Warming up is an important part of any workout to help you prepare mentally and physically for exercise. A good warm-up also helps you avoid injury and increase performance. In this article, we look at the 3 stages of warming up you need to use when doing a bodyweight workout.
March 25, 2020
Bodyweight Exercise Progressions and Regressions Explained
Bodyweight Exercise Progressions & Regressions
To build muscle using bodyweight workouts you need to apply progressive overload. This is done by increasing the difficulty of the exercise over time, which done using exercise progressions and regressions. In this article, we look at the sequence of progressions and regressions for popular bodyweight exercises including press ups, squats, dips, chin and pulls up and more.